CHARLOTTE -- Linebacker Shaq Thompson (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday after not practicing all week with a foot injury. Interim head coach Perry Fewell also revealed that Thompson underwent a shoulder "cleanup" procedure Thursday.
Wide receiver DJ Moore (concussion) will miss the first game of his young NFL career on Sunday. Moore suffered a concussion in Week 16 at Indianapolis and remained in the concussion protocol throughout the week and is ruled out for Sunday's game against New Orleans.
Edge rusher Marquis Haynes (knee) is listed as questionable after being a limited participant in Friday's practice.
Cornerback Corn Elder (illness) missed Friday's practice with an illness and landed on the injury report with a questionable designation for Sunday's game.