Panthers head coach Frank Reich introduced on Monday evening that linebacker Shaq Thompson shall be sidelined for an prolonged time period attributable to a big decrease leg damage. On Tuesday, Reich revealed that Thompson had fractured his fibula through the group’s loss to the Saints and underwent surgical procedure to restore the damage. In consequence, Thompson is predicted to overlook the rest of the season.
Thompson, who has been with the Panthers for 9 seasons, lately signed a brand new contract with the group within the offseason. The settlement prolonged Thompson’s tenure with the Panthers till subsequent 12 months and in addition lowered his cap hit for the 2023 season.
With Thompson out of the image, Kamu Grugier-Hill stepped into his function throughout Monday evening’s recreation and is more likely to see elevated enjoying time shifting ahead.