Panthers' 4-time Pro Bowl C Ryan Kalil out with ankle injury
Fernando Velasco will make his first start of the season in Kalil's place. Kalil is the leader of Carolina's offensive line and paces the NFL's No. 1 rushing attack.
Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards and defensive end Mario Addison are also out with injuries. Safety Dean Marloww, running back Brandon Wegher and wide receiver Kevin Norwood are also inactive.
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