Lotulelei had surgery to repair a broken bone in that foot in January.
He'll be shut down and reevaluated in "a few weeks".
Rivera said the team kept out of the remainder of practice as a precaution. Lotulelei suffered a broken foot last January and missed the team's game against the Seahawks. The foot was sore during practice and the Panthers decided to take no chances.
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.
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