The Carolina Panthers suffered a number of setbacks of their current sport towards the New Orleans Saints. Not solely did they lose the sport, however additionally they misplaced their linebacker Shaq Thompson to a big ankle harm. Panthers head coach Frank Reich expressed his concern in regards to the harm, mentioning that Thompson is anticipated to overlook an prolonged time frame. Additional analysis from medical doctors is scheduled for Tuesday.
The harm occurred when Panthers defensive lineman DeShawn Williams collided with Saints sort out Trevor Penning, inflicting Thompson to maintain the harm. Defensive sort out Derrick Brown acknowledged the impression of Thompson’s absence, stating that he’s the chief of the group and his harm impacts everybody.
Including to the Panthers’ defensive woes, cornerback Jaycee Horn had already been positioned on injured reserve just a few days prior. These accidents have dealt a big blow to the Panthers’ protection, leaving them with key gamers sidelined in a brief span of time.