Lotulelei was the only player ruled out prior to Saturday. Klein was listed as questionable coming into the game due to an ankle issue. The other five players listed as considered healthy scratches.
Meanwhile, the other four players on Carolina's final injury report were deemed questionable. Those include safety
Rivera said Lotulelei was injured after he stepped on another player's foot and rolled his foot near the end of Tuesday's practice. He fractured a small bone in his foot and underwent surgery Wednesday.
The second-year defensive tackle totaled 25 tackles (18 solo) and two sacks in 14 games during the regular season.
The following players are listed as probable: DT
Mens Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly Nike Black Team Game Jersey Shop Now!