The Panthers re-signed defensive tackle Colin Cole to a one-year deal worth $1.05 million, reports the Charlotte Observer. The 6-2, 330-pounder turns 35 in June but remains a key part of the team's defensive line rotation.
Cole had 28 tackles and a fumble recovery last year.
The Panthers listed a lengthy injury report on Friday, which included five players on the report due to non-injury related reasons leading up to Sunday's Week 7 clash at Green Bay. Those players were defensive tackle Colin Cole, linebacker Thomas Davis, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards, safety Roman Harper and defensive end Charles Johnson. They were all deemed probable for the game.
Meanwhile, running back DeAngelo Williams (ankle), running back Fozzy Whittaker (thigh), guard Amini Silatolu (calf), linebacker Chase Blackburn (knee) and cornerback Bene' Benwikere (ankle) all did not practice Friday and were ruled doubtful for Sunday.
Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (concussion) and running back Darrin Reaves (calf) were the only two players deemed questionable. Running back Jonathan Stewart (knee), tight end Greg Olsen (ankle) and cornerback Josh Norman (concussion) were all ruled probable for Sunday's game.
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 listed three players from the defensive side of the ball on the injury report for Week 3 against the Steelers, but are expected to have all of them available for Sunday's game.
Defensive linemen Colin Cole (non-injury related) and Dwan Edwards (back), as well as linebacker Thomas Davis (hip) are all probable for Week 3.
The Panthers have re-signed defensive lineman Colin Cole, according to a report from the Charlotte Observer Tuesday. Cole will return to the Panthers on a one-year deal, after starting 13 games a year ago in his return from a two-year absence due to injuries.
Cole played 31 percent of the team's defensive snaps in all, finishing with 15 tackles and a sack. Financial terms of the deal are not yet known.
The Panthers are in contract talks with free agent defensive tackle Colin Cole, who started 13 games for the team last season, reports the Charlotte Observer. Cole, 33, is a 6-2, 335-pound space-eater who had 15 tackles and a sack last year.
Panthers DT Colin Cole, TE Ben Hartsock and S Quintin Mikell are active agaisnt San Francisco.
Cole was questionable due to a calf injury. He was limited in practice throughout the week. Both Hartsock and Mikell were listed as probable heading into the game.
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart and wide receiver Steve Smith have been deemed questionable for the playoff game Sunday against San Francisco with knee issues. Defensive tackle Colin Cole has received the same designation with a calf injury.
Listed as probable are tight end Ben Hartsock (knee) and safety Quintin Mikell (thumb).
Panthers defensive tackle Colin Cole, who missed the Week 17 win in Atlanta with a calf injury, put in a limited practice Wednesday as Carolina prepared for Sunday's playoff game against the 49ers. He has 15 tackles and a sack this season.
The Panthers' defensive line had success getting to the quarterback in Week 7 against the Rams, as three of their four team sacks came from the line.
Colin Cole picked up his first sack of the season, while Charles Johnson and Greg Hardy each added their fourth sacks of the season, in a 30-15 win.
The Panthers have the services of defensive lineman Colin Cole (shoulder) and defensive back Quintin Mikell (ankle) for Sunday's game against the Vikings, both of whom were listed on Week 6's injury report as probable.
Panthers S Quintin Mikell and DT Colin Cole are listed as probable for Week 6 against the Vikings.
Mikell has been dealing with an ankle injury, and was able to practice all week. Cole was limited early in the week, but was able to practice in full Friday.
The Panthers made a small signing to try to shore up their defensive line Friday, signing 328-pound tackle Colin Cole. Cole has been in the league since 2004, but has not played since suffering an ankle injury in 2010. Details of the contract are not yet known.