Interim coach Perry Fewell said Friday that he's "very optimistic" Addison (chest) will suit up against the Seahawks on Sunday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
Addison is officially considered questionable for Week 15, but he appears on track to suit up versus Seattle. The veteran linebacker will likely draw his usual start on the weak side, though Brian Burns would stand to see increased usage if Addison is limited in any capacity.
Addison is not practicing Wednesday due to a chest injury, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
Addison suffered a hit to the chest during Week 14's loss to the Falcons. Interim coach Perry Fewell said Wednesday that the Panthers are taking a cautious approach to Addison's recovery, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press, so the 32-year-old's chances of suiting up against Seattle appear up in the air. If Addison was forced to miss any time, Brian Burns would likely draw increased snaps on the weak side in Carolina's linebacker corps.
Addison posted three tackles (one solo) in Sunday's 40-20 loss to the Falcons.
Addison took a backseat to Luke Kuechly and Shaq Thompson, who recorded 11 and 10 tackles, respectively. That is expected out of a linebacker who primarily plays on the weak side, but Addison has still been able to unearth occasional IDP value with 9.5 sacks through 12 games.
Addison (groin) is active for Sunday's game in Atlanta.
Addison was added to the injury report Friday as a limited participant with the groin issue, but it won't impact his availability for Week 14. The 32-year-old will look add to his team-leading total of 9.5 sacks versus the Falcons' porous pass protection.
Addison had seven tackles (four solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 29-21 loss to the Redskins.
Addison tied for fourth on Carolina in stops, posting a season high in the process. In addition to contributing toward a couple of sacks, bringing his tally to 9.5 this year, Addison also led the Panthers with three quarterback hits, corroborating his high level of involvement Sunday.
Addison registered three solo tackles and a sack in Sunday's 29-3 loss to the Falcons.
Addison now sports eight sacks through nine appearances this season, comfortably leading the Panthers in the category once again.
Addison (personal) returned to practice and is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Packers.
Addison sat out of this past Sunday's game against the Titans for personal reasons. He should retake his starting weakside linebacker role going forward. The veteran has 15 tackles (nine solo) and 6.5 sacks through seven games.
The Panthers have downgraded Addison (personal) to out for Sunday's tilt against the Titans, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports.
Addison has been away from the team this week following his brother's death. His absence in Week 9 should allow rookie Brian Burns to take on an increased role at outside linebacker.
Addison (personal) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.
Addison is away from the team Friday due to personal reasons. Rookie first-round pick Brian Burns would be a likely candidate for increased work if Addison sits out Sunday's contest against the Titans.
Addison recorded two tackles (one solo) and a sack while also forcing a fumble in Sunday's 34-27 win over the Jaguars.
Addison drove an opposing offensive lineman back into Jags quarterback Gardner Minshew, forcing a fumble that was returned 56 yards for a Panthers touchdown. Besides that valuable contribution, he also posted another sack, bringing his season total to 6.5, currently good for second in the league.
Addison recorded four tackles, including a pair of sacks, in the Panthers' 16-10 win over Houston on Sunday.
The 32-year-old was impressive against Houston and saw a season-high 53 snaps in Week 4. The two sacks versus the Texans give Addison five quarterback takedowns over the past two weeks, making him a potentially fruitful waiver add in IDP formats.
Addison registered three sacks in Sunday's 38-20 win over the Cardinals.
Addison's stops Sunday were exclusively of the quarterback-takedown variety, and he now boasts 3.5 through three appearances this season. Following 29.5 sacks the prior three years, Addison is already off to a great start in that department in 2019.
Addison logged two total tackles and half a sack in Thursday's 20-14 loss to Tampa Bay.
Addison was on the field for 49 of 60 possible defensive snaps (75 percent). The 32-year-old saw a similar workload in Week 1's loss to Los Angeles -- 48 defensive snaps -- but was unable to record a statistic in that contest. While his production doesn't quite reflect the notion, Addison remains a vital part of Carolina's linebacking corps.
Addison has played in two of the Panthers' three preseason games thus far, recording two tackles and half a sack.
Addison was rested for Carolina's exhibition opener, but shared a sack in the team's second outing. He then played 20 snaps in Thursday night's game against the Patriots, likely concluding his preseason involvement. With three straight seasons of at least nine sacks, Addison remains a critical part of the Panthers defense despite the offseason additions of veteran Bruce Irvin and rookie first-rounder Brian Burns at outside linebacker.
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 active for Thursday's game against the Steelers, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charlotte Observer reports.
Addison was a limited participant in practice all week due to a shoulder injury, but he'll suit up against the Steelers during Thursday Night Football. The starting defensive end racked up three sacks against the Buccaneers in Week 9, and he'll look to log another strong performance.
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.
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