Week 13 Game Preview: Panthers at Buccaneers
Here are the facts and figures you need to know before the Panthers play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Wideout Michael Strachan signed to active roster
The 6-foot-5 receiver was activated for the Bears game earlier this season, and caught a 45-yard pass from Bryce Young.
Week 13 Friday Injury Report: Tremble doubtful, Hurst out
The Panthers could be down to two tight ends this week, and they'll also be without veteran safety Vonn Bell when they travel to Tampa Bay.
Like parents, like son: Chris Tabor's gift for coaching is making it like family
The Panthers' interim grew up the son of a coach, but the lessons he learned from a family and the community that surrounded it can only help in his current role.
Notebook: Secondary getting closer to healthy
While there are still a few more boxes to check, the defensive backfield could have its regular corners back this weekend. Plus more from the coordinators.
Shaquill Griffin claimed off waivers
The veteran cornerback adds depth at the position with starters getting closer to a return, adding some stability to the group.
Passing game looking for a spark at Tampa Bay
The Panthers are looking for more through the air, against a Buccaneers pass defense that hasn't had a great time of it themselves lately.
Week 15 schedule set
The Panthers will host the Falcons on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium, now that the league has determined the time of the NFC South matchup.
Week 13 Thursday Injury Report: Vonn Bell among two out
The veteran safety missed his second straight day of practice with a shoulder issue, but they got several players back on the field Thursday.
Laviska Shenault placed on injured reserve
The wide receiver suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's loss to the Titans, and he becomes the 18th player to go on IR at some point this season.
Notebook: Chris Tabor trying to keep a little "normal" going
The interim head coach knows things are not routine, but he's trying to keep things afloat in his first week on a new job, and have a little fun along the way.