Boston will likely have a starting job, the Panthers' official site reports. With Roman Harper departing in free agency, Boston is the projected starter alongside Kurt Coleman, who makes for the superior IDP option. A 2014 fourth-round selection, Boston does have six career starts to his name, with two of his three interceptions coming in the playoffs.
Panthers defensive backs Tre Boston and Roman Harper each scored defensive touchdowns in Sunday's win over Atlanta in Week 17.Harper took a Matt Ryan interception 31 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. He finished the game with six total tackles. Boston scored on an 84-yard interception return in the fourth quarter to help clinch the NFC South division in a 34-3 win. He finished with two total tackles.The Panthers will advance to the first round of the playoffs next week against Arizona.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said safety Tre Boston should be fine after twisting his ankle Sunday against the Vikings. Boston has 14 tackles (nine solo) through seven games.
Running backs DeAngelo Williams (ankle) and Jonathan Stewart (knee) headline a trio of injured players on the inactive list issued Sunday by the Panthers for the game against Chicago. Also hurt is tight end/fullback Richie Brockel (ankle). The healthy scratches are quarterback Joe Webb, safety Tre Boston, linebacker D.J. Smith and guard Andrew Norwell.
Panthers quarterback Joe Webb, running back Jonathan Stewart, safety Tre Boston, running back Fozzy Whittaker, linebacker Thomas Davis, offensive lineman Andrew Norwell and tight end Brandon Williams were ruled inactive Week 4 at Baltimore.
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