Aug 11, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith (89) runs out of the tunnel before the start of the game against the Houston Texans at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury Report


NFL teams have released their final practice reports and injury reports for week 1 of the season. The Friday practice reports can often be among the most important as they give the biggest indication on how healthy or close a player is to taking the field. Here is this week’s injury report for the Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers matchup:

CAROLINA PANTHERS
 
Status Report
OUT C Jeff Byers (knee)
 
QUESTIONABLE RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle)
 
PROBABLE LB Jon Beason (thigh), WR Steve Smith (foot)
Practice Report
DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
  Wednesday C Jeff Byers (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle)
  Thursday C Jeff Byers (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle)
  Friday C Jeff Byers (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle)
 
FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
  Wednesday LB Jon Beason (thigh), WR Steve Smith (foot)
  Thursday LB Jon Beason (thigh), WR Steve Smith (foot)
  Friday LB Jon Beason (thigh), WR Steve Smith (foot)
 
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
 
Status Report
DOUBTFUL CB E.J. Biggers (foot), CB Anthony Gaitor (hamstring)
 
QUESTIONABLE WR Arrelious Benn (knee)
Practice Report
LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
  Wednesday CB E.J. Biggers (foot), CB Anthony Gaitor (hamstring)
  Thursday CB E.J. Biggers (foot), CB Anthony Gaitor (hamstring)
  Friday CB E.J. Biggers (foot), CB Anthony Gaitor (hamstring)
 
FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
  Wednesday WR Arrelious Benn (knee)
  Thursday WR Arrelious Benn (knee)
  Friday WR Arrelious Benn (knee)

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