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January 01, 2012

Panthers missing 2 DL starters


The question of the day here is how long will Drew Brees play?

The question for the Panthers: Who will pressure Brees for however long he's in the game?

An already makeshift defensive line has two starters out today – tackle Andre Neblett (head) and end Charles Johnson (back). Ogmedi Nwagbuo will start for Neblett, while Antwan Applewhite will step in for Johnson.

Applewhite has been a great addition to the Panthers' sub-packages. It will be interesting to see how he holds up playing every down.

The rest of the Panthers' inactives: K Adi Kunalic, QB Jimmy Clausen, S Jordan Pugh, LB Omar Gaither and C Jeff Byers.

The Saints' inactives are WR Lance Moore, S Malcolm Jenkins, RB Mark Ingram, LB Jonathan Vilma, TE Tory Humphrey, TE John Gilmore and DE Jeff Charleston.

--Joseph Person


Posted by Observer Sports on January 1, 2012 at 12:32 PM | Permalink


Eatremely smart of the PANTHERS and Newton to get Smith in this game early...GO PANTHERS!!!!

Posted by: blackspeak | Jan 1, 2012 1:24:54 PM

Steve Smith is nothing more than a classless D-Bag! I wish Sean Payton had no tact and gave him sh*t right back. I wish the Panthers nothing but failure by keeping an @sshat like this idiot as a role model for kids.

Posted by: BlackFlag | Jan 1, 2012 1:41:40 PM

^Saints fan.

Posted by: Jones | Jan 1, 2012 2:38:02 PM

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Posted by: Samantha Berg | Jan 3, 2012 11:52:27 AM

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