Panthers coach Ron Rivera told reporters Monday fullback Mike Tolbert's injury is a hairline fracture in his knee. He won't play Week 4 against the Ravens, but the team doesn't think it's a long-term injury.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday he is confident about running back DeAngelo Williams returning to action Week 4 at Baltimore after missing two games with a thigh injury. Rivera said Williams looked good in practice leading up to Week 3 against the Steelers, but he wasn't quite ready to play.
Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy and program for substances of abuse, the team announced Friday.