"Drew felt some discomfort in his foot at the end of minicamp," coach Mike Smith told the team's website. "We decided to send him to the doctors for some evaluations and it was determined he had suffered an injury that would require a procedure. He recently had the procedure done and we expect him to miss around six weeks, which is why we have decided to place him on Training Camp PUP."
Davis caught 12 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns last year while playing a key special teams role.
Serving as the
Davis plays Carolina in Week 17.
Davis -- who saw his playing time increase in Weeks 7-9, when Roddy White was sidelined by a hamstring injury -- now has exactly two catches in five game since.
White returned to practice Friday and could be ready to return Week 10 against the Seahawks
With five catches for 77 yards and a touchdown Week 8 at Arizona, wide receiver
But with Roddy White working his way back from hamstring and ankle problems, that may not be the case Week 9 at Carolina. And even if it is, the matchup won't be as kind this time around. The Panthers rank ninth against the pass, surrendering 222.1 yards per game, and have given up just six touchdowns through the air all season. They've allowed the fifth-fewest Fantasy points per game to wide receivers.
In a week with six teams on bye, you could do worse than Drew as a stopgap off the waiver wire, but understand that he might have a hard time repeating last week's numbers, particularly if White returns.