Panthers head coach Frank Reich introduced on Monday night time that linebacker Shaq Thompson can be sidelined for an prolonged time period attributable to a big decrease leg harm. On Tuesday, Reich revealed that Thompson had fractured his fibula through the staff’s loss to the Saints and underwent surgical procedure to restore the harm. In consequence, Thompson is anticipated to overlook the rest of the season.
Thompson, who has been with the Panthers for 9 seasons, not too long ago signed a brand new contract with the staff within the offseason. The settlement prolonged Thompson’s tenure with the Panthers till subsequent yr and in addition diminished his cap hit for the 2023 season.
With Thompson out of the image, Kamu Grugier-Hill stepped into his function throughout Monday night time’s sport and is prone to see elevated taking part in time transferring ahead.