The Panthers have signed running back Tauren Poole off the practice squad and placed offensive lineman Garry Williams (back) on injured reserve. Poole has yet to receive a carry in his professional career.
Only two Panthers have been deemed any lower than questionable for the Sunday game in Baltimore. They are running back Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) and tackle Garry Williams (back).
Linebacker Thomas Davis (hip) and running back Jonathan Stewart (knee) are questionable while wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (thigh), cornerback Charles Godfrey (ankle), safety Roman Harper (knee) and running back DeAngelo Williams (thigh) are probable.
Several Panthers who were listed as probable are active for Sunday Night Football against Pittsburgh. They include running back Mike Tolbert (chest), offensive tackles Garry Williams (hip), Nate Chandler (toe) and Byron Bell (toe), defensive tackle Colin Cole (not injury-related), linebacker Thomas Davis (hip) and defensive tackle Dwan Edwards (back).
The Panthers' list of inactives for Week 2 against Detroit includes running back DeAngelo Williams (thigh), linebacker Jason Williams (thigh), offensive lineman Garry Williams (hip), quarterback Joe Webb, defensive back Tre Boston, offensive lineman Andrew Norwell and defensive lineman Greg Hardy.
Webb, Boston, Norwell and Hardy are all healthy scratches.
The Panthers re-signed tight end/fullback Richie Brockel to a two-year contract and guard Garry Williams to a one-year deal.
Panthers offensive lineman Amini Silatolu said Monday fellow offensive lineman Garry Williams tore his MCL and ACL during Sunday's game against the Seahawks, per The Charlotte Observer. Panthers coach Ron Rivera confirmed the ACL and MCL tears for Williams, who is lost for the season.
Panthers OT Garry Williams is questionable to return Week 1 with a knee injury.
Williams needed assistance to get off the field. He went back to the training room to be examined.