Addison finished the 2018 regular season with 35 tackles (20 solo), nine sacks and two fumbles forced in 16 games played. Addison led Carolina in sacks for the third straight season, bringing his total to 29.5 quarterback takedowns over that span. Additionally, his 35 tackles this season marked the second most of his eight-year career. At 31 years old, Addison remains under contract with the Panthers for next season, when he'll aim to keep a strong presence coming off the edge.
Addison (shoulder) was listed as a full participant on Thursday's injury report, Joseph Person of The Athletic reports. Addison was held out of Wednesday's practice with a shoulder injury, but he's not expected to miss game action heading into Sunday's tilt against Seattle.
Addison (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charlotte Observer reports. Addison continues to nurse a shoulder issue suffered during a Week 9 win over the Buccaneers. The veteran defensive end has not yet missed a game due to the lingering injury, but his participation in practice this week nonetheless warrants monitoring as Sunday's tilt against the Seahawks approaches.
Addison overcame his shoulder issue to play in Week 10's loss to the Steelers, but he failed to record a tackle in 38 defensive snaps. Addison came back to earth after exploding for three sacks the game prior. Through nine appearances this season, he sports 21 tackles (14 solo), a team-high 7.5 quarterback takedowns and two fumbles forced.
Addison (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Thursday's matchup with the Steelers, Joe Person of The Athletic reports. Addison was a limited participant in practice all three days this week. The Troy product is coming off a stellar performance against the Buccaneers in Week 9, recording five total tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble. If Addison misses time Thursday, Efe Obada would likely see an increase in work.