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  • Troy Pride: Works out for Atlanta

    The Falcons brought in Pride for a tryout Monday, Howard Balzer of SI.com reports. Pride was one of three cornerbacks to try out for the Falcons on Monday after he was waived due to a failed physical with the Panthers in May. The 2020 fourth-round pick registered 42 tackles and two passes defended over 14 games during his rookie season with Carolina before suffering a season-ending ACL tear last preseason.
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  • Troy Pride: Let go Monday

    Pride (knee) was waived with a failed physical designation Monday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports. Pride was selected in the fourth round of the 2020 draft by Carolina, but he missed all of last season after suffering a torn ACL in a preseason contest. He'll now focus on getting healthy so he can earn a chance to compete in the NFL again.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Undergoes MRI

    Pride (knee) underwent an MRI on Monday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports. There has been no word yet on the results of Pride's MRI. He was carted off the field during the Panthers' preseason opener after suffering a knee injury. When healthy, he projects to provide cornerback depth behind Jaycee Horn and Donte Jackson.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Carted off with knee injury

    Pride suffered a knee injury in Sunday's preseason opener against the Colts, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports. Pride was carted off, suggesting the possibility of a long-term absence is in play. The team will likely provide an update on the cornerback's health prior to facing the Ravens in Week 2 of preseason.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Injures knee Sunday

    Pride collected five tackles (all solo) before sustaining a knee injury in Sunday's 21-18 preseason loss to the Colts. When Pride got injured late in this contest, he was on the turf for some time before attempting to walk off the field. When he reached the sideline, he appeared to faint, eventually came to and was carted to the locker room. Considering the Panthers deemed him doubtful to return, Pride could be in line for an extended absence. Upcoming evaluations will determine his prognosis.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Could miss start of camp

    Pride (undisclosed) may not be healthy for the start of training camp, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports. The 2020 fourth-round pick landed on injured reserve with a hip injury ahead of Week 17, and it's unclear if he's still managing that injury or if he's dealing with a new issue. Regardless, the fact Pride might not be ready for the start of camp in late July indicates it's likely more than a minor injury.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Unlikely to play Week 17

    Pride (hip) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Saints. The 22-year-old practiced as a limited participant the past two days, but he remains unlikely to play in the season finale. Pride likely will finish his rookie campaign with 42 tackles (27 solo) and two passes defensed in 14 games.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Downgraded to out for Week 16

    Pride (hip) will not travel with the team to Washington, and he's been ruled out for Week 16, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports. With Pride confirmed out for Week 16, Carolina's secondary will be devoid of the fourth-round rookie's services for the first time this season. Pride has started each of the Panthers' past four games, but the Notre Dame product remains in search of his first NFL interception. It's been a turbulent year in coverage for Pride, as opponents have racked up 14.1 yards per completion against him while logging a pair of passing TDs over 40 targets.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Matches career high

    Pride finished with seven tackles (five solo) in Sunday's 46-23 loss to the Buccaneers. Pride matched his career-best stop total in a game during which Carolina struggled to contain Tampa Bay's high-octane offense. The rookie now sports 36 tackles through his first 10 games, but he's defended just one pass thus far.
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  • Panthers' Troy Pride: Back to depth role

    Pride will be replaced by Rasul Douglas in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Myles Simmons of the Panthers' official site reports. Pride was thrust into the starting lineup in Week 1 and performed well with seven tackles (four solo) in the loss. The rookie played 92 percent of the team's defensive snaps last week, so it's a bit surprising that he was demoted from the starting lineup. Pride certainly will still have a role in the defense, however, don't expect his production to equal last week's.
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