The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Bills have five players out including some key backups while the Panthers look ready to play.
The Panthers have had their fair share of injuries this season, so once again they have to reach into their bag of reserves and pluck out second-year tackle Sione Fua to take over for Ron Edwards, who is gone for the season with a dislocated elbow. Meanwhile, running back DeAngelo Williams is getting the reps while Jonathan Stewart nurses his second high ankle injury of the year.
The Drive Wednesday 12-21-11- Taylor heads to the Panthers lockerroom to talk with Richie Brockel about the “Annexation of Puerto Rico” play that he scored on. Plus Taylor sits down with Cam Newton and his […]