Another Panther's season came to an end on Friday when the team placed defensive tackle
Tyler joined Carolina in a trade with Kansas City on Oct. 20 and played in six games, registering 13 tackles and one quarterback pressure. He had been acquired to shore up the interior of a defensive line that had been beset by preseason and early season injuries. Now, Tyler becomes the 10th player overall and fourth defensive tackle to land on injured reserve.
The Panthers' injury woes at defensive tackle began during the first practice of training camp when
To take Tyler's roster spot, Carolina claimed defensive tackle
Originally a fifth-round draft choice (166th overall) from Notre Dame by Jacksonville in 2007, Landri played in 13 games as a rookie and notched 14 tackles and 14 quarterback pressures. He shined in the postseason, producing a sack, interception and fumble recovery of Ben Roethlisberger in the Jaguars' AFC Wild Card win over Pittsburgh.
Landri becomes the eighth defensive tackle to appear on the Panthers' 53-man roster since the beginning of the regular season. The others are: Antwon Burton, Ra'Shon Harris,