The Panthers announced a few roster moves Tuesday, which included waiving running back Darrin Reaves and placing linebacker Chase Blackburn (knee) on injured reserve. Reaves became expendable since DeAngelo Williams is set to return from an ankle injury Thursday against the Saints.
The Panthers also announced they signed offensive tackle Mike Remmers off the Rams practice squad and promoted safety Robert Lester to the 53-man roster.
The Panthers have listed RB DeAngelo Williams, RB Fozzy Whittaker, CB Bene Benwikere, OG Amini Silatolu, OG Trai Turner, WR Philly Brown and LB Chase Blackburn as inactive Week 8 against the Seahawks.
Blackburn, Brown and Williams had already been ruled out coming into the contest. Williams has now missed four straight games due to an ankle injury.
The seven players who have not practiced all week have been ruled out by the Panthers for their Sunday home game against Seattle.
That group consists of cornerback Bene Benwikere (ankle), linebacker Chase Blackburn (knee), wideout Philly Brown (concussion), guards Amini Silatolu (calf) and Trai Turner (knee) and running backs Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) and DeAngelo Williams (ankle).
Fellow running back Chris Ogbonnaya (groin) and linebacker Jason Williams (hip) are questionable while offensive linemen Nate Chandler (thigh) and Byron Bell (elbow) are probable.
The following players have been labeled inactive for the Panthers Week 7 at Green Bay: Joe Webb, Josh Norman, Bene Benwikere, DeAngelo Williams, Fozzy Whittaker, Amini Silatolu and Chase Blackburn.
The Panthers downgraded five players to out for Sunday's Week 7 matchup with the Packers, including running backs DeAngelo Williams (ankle) and Fozzy Whittaker (thigh), guard Amini Silatolu (calf), linebacker Chase Blackburn (knee) and cornerback Bene' Benwikere (ankle).
With Williams and Whittaker sidelined, Jonathan Stewart is expected to see most of the carries Sunday against the Packers.
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.
According to the team's official website, the following players are not expected to dressfor the Panthers Friday night against New England: Offensive tackle Nate Chandler (knee) and guard Trai Turner (groin), defensive end Charles Johnson (hamstring), linebacker Chase Blackburn (back), Darrin Reaves (leg) and safeties Roman Harper (toe) and Tre Boston (groin).
Running back Darrin Reaves, linebacker Chase Blackburn, safety Roman Harper, safety Tre Boston and tight end Mike McNeill are among the Panthers not playing Sunday against the Chiefs in exhibition action.
In addition to running back DeAngelo Williams, who is out with a quadriceps injury, and defensive lineman Charles Johnson, who remains sidelined with a sprained knee, the Panthers' list of inactives for Week 13 against the Buccaneers includes wide receiver Tavarres King, wide receiver Marvin McNutt, offensive lineman Chris Scott (knee), tight end Ben Hartsock (knee) and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot). King and McNutt are both healthy scratches.
Panthers LB Chase Blackburn is questionable Week 13.
Blackburn is dealing with a foot injury. He was limited in practice all week due to the injury. Blackburn has missed the past two games with the injury.
The Panthers inactive list was released with little suspense in Week 12 against the Dolphins, as three injured players were already ruled out for kickoff. Tight end Ben Hartsock (knee), defensive lineman Charles Johnson (knee) and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot) headline the inactive list for Sunday.
The Panthers also ruled running back Kenjon Barner, wide receivers Tavarres King and Marvin McNutt, and guard Chris Scott were also inactive.
Panthers LB Chase Blackburn, TE Ben Hartsock and G Chris Scott have been ruled out Week 12 against the Dolphins.
Blackburn has been dealing with a foot injury. Both Hartstock and Scott are dealing with knee injuries.
The Panthers listed these players as inactive for Monday's game vs. the Patriots: receivers Tavarres King and Marvin McNutt, running back Kenjon Barner, tight end Ben Hartsock (knee), guard Chris Scott, defensive end Frank Alexander and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot).
The Panthers ruled out three players for Monday's game against the Patriots in Week 11, after they were unable to get through the week in practice. Linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot), tight end Ben Hartsock (knee) and guard Chris Scott (knee) will all be unavailable due to their injuries.
Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn has been cleared for the game Sunday in San Francisco despite a foot injury that had him deemed as questionable.
Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn is listed as questionable for Week 10 against the 49ers.
Blackburn has been dealing with a foot injury. Head coach Ron Rivera confirmed that the linebacker would be a game-time decision.
Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn, who was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report with a foot injury, and defensive lineman Dwan Edwards, who was listed as probable with a hamstring injury, are both active for Week 9 against the Falcons.
Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn is questionable Week 9 against the Falcons.
Blackburn is dealing with a foot injury. He was able to return to practice Friday after missing Thursday's practice.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Thursday there's a little bit of concern linebacker Chase Blackburn might not play Week 9 vs. Atlanta because of a foot injury. Rivera said Blackburn will be evaluated Friday.
Rivera added if Blackburn can't play Sunday, then A.J. Klein and Jordan Senn will split time at outside linebacker.
A trio of Panthers defenders listed on the injury report for Week 8 against the Buccaneers were able to take the field Thursday, despite their maladies. Defensive backs Colin Jones and Robert Lester (hamstring) and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot) were all in uniform at kickoff.