Short finished with five tackles (four solo) and one sack in Sunday's win over the Packers. Short's breakout 2015 campaign continued Sunday, as the third-year pro registered already his sixth sack of this season. The defensive tackle has also accumulated 32 total tackles, making him one of the better players at his position league-wide.
Short dominated Sunday night's game against the Eagles, racking up a career-high eight tackles (six solo), including three sacks, and forcing one fumble. Short has been brilliant over the past couple weeks, as he followed Week 6's two-sack display with a trio of quarterback takedowns Sunday night. Additionally, Short's eight tackles trailed only teammates Thomas Davis and Luke Kuechly in the category. On the whole, the 26-year-old now boasts 25 tackles (14 solo), five sacks and one forced fumble through six games this season.
Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short missed Saturday's practice with a back injury, reports The Charlotte Observer. The severity of the injury is not known. In 2014, Short produced 3 1/2 sacks and 40 tackles in 16 games.
The Panthers unveiled a lengthy injury report for Sunday's game against Atlanta. Out of the 13 players listed on the report, Star Lotulelei (ankle) was the only player ruled out for Week 11. Bene Benwikere (ankle), Brandon Williams (foot) and Charles Johnson (rest) were labeled questionable. The following players were deemed probable: Nate Chandler (toe), Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring), Roman Harper (rest), Kawann Short (ankle), Jonathan Stewart (ankle), Trai Turner (ankle), Melvin White (knee) and DeAngelo Williams (foot).
Panthers defensive tackles Dwan Edwards (knee) and Kawann Short (ankle) are active for the game at Philadelphia after being listed as probable on the injury report.