Addison (illness) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Packers. Addison's removal from the Panthers' injury report cleared up any concern about his availability after the illness kept him out of Thursday's practice. The defensive end sits at 9.5 sacks through 13 games, tying the career high he set in 2015.
Addison was absent from practice Thursday due to illness, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports. The defensive end will have a couple days to shake the illness before Sunday's tilt with the Packers If he's ultimately unable to suit up, expect Wes Horton to see increased defensive reps.
Addison made two solo tackles and a sack in Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Saints. Addison finished with a team-high three hits on Saints quarterback Drew Brees, including yet another sack. With that takedown, Addison now boasts 8.5 sacks on the season, leaving him just one shy of last year's career-high tally with four games remaining.
Addison notches a sack in Sunday's win over the Jets. Addison's sack total on the season is now up to 7.5. On the day, the veteran defensive end tallied two tackles (one solo) and did his damage across 44 defensive snaps (63.0 percent).
Addison finished with five tackles (three solo) and was credited with 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 17-3 win over the Buccaneers. Addison's pass-rushing excellence has been on display again this season, as he now boasts 5.5 sacks through eight games. That comes after Addison got to the quarterback a career-high 9.5 times last year, putting the 30-year-old in sight of a new personal best if he keeps his pace up.