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December 22, 2010

Fiammetta out for Pittsburgh game

The Panthers finally filled the last spot on their 53-man roster after determining fullback Tony Fiammetta (ankle) would not be able to play Thursday at Pittsburgh.

Carolina signed fullback Rashawn Jackson from its practice squad, but the rookie from Virginia is not the only option at fullback. Panthers coach John Fox said any of the team's tight ends also could line up there, as they have at times throughout the season.

The Panthers had carried 52 players on the active roster since last week when they placed three players on injured reserve.

In addition to Fiammetta, the Panthers have two injuries of note: Cornerback Chris Gamble (ankle) is doubtful, while defensive end Tyler Brayton (hip) is questionable.

Gamble, who has missed three games since he was benched at Cleveland, did not practice Wednesday but will make the trip to Pittsburgh, Fox said. Brayton practiced after sitting out Tuesday.

All of the Panthers' other injured players are probable for the game: RB Mike Goodson (illness), WR Armanti Edwards (illness), LB Jordan Senn (knee), T Garry Williams (knee) and G Mackenzie Bernadeau (knee).

CB Captain Munnerlyn, who missed Tuesday for personal reasons, was back Wednesday and is expected to start if Gamble can't go.

--Joseph Person

Posted by Observer Sports on December 22, 2010 at 01:49 PM | Permalink

Comments

I hope the run game doesnt suffer too much without Fiametta. He has improved over the past few weeks.

Posted by: Minorj1 | Dec 22, 2010 2:44:38 PM

Panthers need a bigger practice squad. They are pulling from it weekly.

Posted by: Nosebleed fan | Dec 22, 2010 2:49:14 PM

Good boys now you are doing the right thing, just make sure you completely roll over and Die against Atlanta. We can come out of this with 1st pick trade Leverage which is way more valuable than Sending Fox out with a Window Dressing victory for his next Job.......

Posted by: PaantherFan | Dec 22, 2010 2:54:45 PM

Unless 'Pittsburgh' is out for the game the Panthers will be destroyed..

Posted by: anonymous | Dec 22, 2010 3:00:04 PM

this season has gone from strange to bizarre. I haven't watched a single game and even I wish it would be over soon. So long Coach, so long players, so long GM ?
Might as well fire everybody and start over.

Posted by: cel | Dec 22, 2010 3:04:00 PM

Cel.... are you talking about the Bobcats too?

Posted by: tdubs74 | Dec 22, 2010 3:12:25 PM

Also remember St Louis Turned around their teams in 1 season of Experience and a Franchise QB for each and are fighting for Playoff berths with 2 weeks to go..... The Panthers would have the Number 1 Pick which they could use for Trade bait for more Picks or Take the Franchise QB in Luck.. The Project Salary cap would Put the Panthers at a Record 70 million dollars under it with no existing bad contracts (remember they signed no one and let evryone else walk) and will start with a complete Brand new coaching staff that No team will have film on...... 8-8 Minimum next year with last place Schedule to boot.....

Posted by: PaantherFan | Dec 22, 2010 3:12:35 PM

Wanted to Add Tampa Bay to my last post for the 2 teams.......

Posted by: PaantherFan | Dec 22, 2010 3:13:37 PM

Miss me yet?

Posted by: G. Siefert | Dec 22, 2010 4:41:12 PM

let the practice squad play the remaining games.

Posted by: DALE | Dec 22, 2010 5:10:24 PM

Dante Rosario was a great H-Back @ Oregon....

Posted by: nasty 704 | Dec 22, 2010 5:42:00 PM

No G. Seifert, I don't miss you. I don't miss the benching or release of players performing well for inexplicable reasons. I don't miss being weighted down by overpaid, past-their-prime players that arrive through bad signings or trades where we're left with nothing but multiple years of salary-cap burdens and numerous missing high draft picks. I don't miss a win total that has already been doubled when there's still two games left to play in a lost season. I definitely don't miss the fact you lost the locker room long before your tenure ended. I'll even give you a pass for not remembering the havoc you reaped in 2001. If I was unable to find another job after my last became a fiasco which makes the Panthers' horrors of 2010 look quaint, I'd pray as hard as possible that everyone in the Carolinas has a short memory too. But most importantly, I don't miss a coach who is so clueless he forgets how to spell his own name.

Posted by: Matthew Stiles | Dec 22, 2010 8:59:18 PM

George, who ? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA !!!

Posted by: nasty 704 | Dec 22, 2010 10:44:19 PM

Fiammetta was a major liability in run blocking this year outright missing blocks that led to TOL's. Since Fox won't change his offense and he was the only fullback on the roster (Rosario and Barnidge played the position at times)we were stuck with his learning curve.

Heaven forbid we run a two back system with two running backs.

Posted by: Sportsdon | Dec 23, 2010 8:31:16 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:27:58 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:27:59 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:27:59 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:27:59 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:00 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:00 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:01 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:01 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:01 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:01 AM

well, st.Louis going to no. 1 and Georgy is not here so the team doesn't gonna survive may be gonna crash and i just pity on them. without the main player the team is nothing.

Posted by: lead answer | Dec 23, 2010 9:28:02 AM

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