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December 01, 2013

DeAngelo Williams out vs. Bucs

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams had has trouble getting in a rhythm in recent weeks as he's shared carries with Jonathan Stewart.

That won't be a problem today.

Williams is inactive against Tampa Bay due to a deep quad contusion that sidelined him throughout the week. He was listed as questionable.

It's the first game Williams has missed since he was on injured reserve with a foot injury for the final 10 games of the 2010 season.

Stewart and fullback Mike Tolbert will get the bulk of the carries against the Buccaneers, with the possibility of rookie Kenjon Barner getting some reps.

Four other injured players are inactive for the Panthers: No. 2 tight end Ben Hartsock, linebacker Chase Blackburn, guard Chris Scott and defensive end Charles Johnson, who is out a second consecutive game with a sprained knee.

Reserve wideouts Tavarres King and Marvin McNutt round out the inactives.

All nine defensive backs are active for the Panthers. Ron Rivera has not said who will start at the cornerback spots.

Bucs corner Darrelle Revis, who was questionable with a groin injury, is active.

--Joseph Person

Posted by Observer Sports on December 1, 2013 at 11:48 AM | Permalink


SOLID win in what could have been a major let down game. where the eff were all the bandwagoneers yesterday?

lotttta empty seats for a 9-3 team on a historical winning streak. against a division rival (who the fans never show up to see even though we've had some of the best games in franchise history against them)

jon beason watch: 17 tackles 13 solo in a MONSTER prime time win against washington. giants are now 5-7. 5-2 with beason. no problem deciding we wanted to go a different direction.....major problem with the value we got for a franchise player. the clowns are going to tell me to let it go, but that was a HORRIBLE trade. we should have AT LEAST gotten a 4th rounder, but a 3rd would have been far more appropriate. you don't buy high and sell low. better off just riding out the wave at that point.

on a related note, AJ Klein made a bunch of plays himself.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 2, 2013 10:01:41 AM

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