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Top Fred Ross News

  • Fred Ross: Cut from IR

    Ross (hip) was waived from the Panthers' injured reserve Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Ross reverted to the Panthers' injured reserve in mid-August after being waived/injured with a hip injury. He's now free to sign with any team, pending a physical.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Lands on IR

    Ross (hip) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

    Ross was waived over the weekend due to an unspecified hip injury. Barring an injury settlement, the receiver is likely stuck on IR through the end of the league year.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Out Friday

    Ross (hip) won't play in Friday's preseason tilt against the Dolphins, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    Ross hasn't seen game action since coming off of the Physically Unable to Perform list earlier last week. He's fighting for a depth receiver and special teams role and each rep he's forced to miss hurts his chances. Look for Jamaal Jones and Rasheed Bailey to see some extra snaps with Ross out once again.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Taken off PUP list

    Ross (hip) was removed from the PUP list Tuesday, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    Ross opened up training camp on the PUP but now appears to be good to go after passing his physical Tuesday. It's unclear whether Ross is going to make a full return to practice right away, but there should be an update on his status at some point this week.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Moved to PUP list

    Ross (hip) was placed on the Panthers' Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    Ross recently underwent hip surgery and is without a timetable to return to the field. The second-year wideout will compete for a depth role in the Panthers' crowded receiving corps once he's healthy again.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Remains in rehab

    Head coach Ron Rivera said Ross (ankle) remains in rehab from offseason surgery, Hank Lee of WCNC reports.

    Ross hasn't gotten much work in during spring workouts, though he's frequently been seen working with trainers on the sidelines. It isn't clear if he's expected to be back to full health in time for training camp. Regardless, the undrafted second-year receiver faces an uphill climb to winning a roster spot in Carolina.

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  • Fred Ross: Waived/injured by Panthers

    Ross (ankle) was waived/injured by Carolina on Friday with the intention of placing him on injured reserve, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

    Ross has been dealing with a high-ankle sprain and a bone bruise, which will presumably allow him to pass through waivers without being claimed. Although he won't be on the active roster, it appears the Panthers intend to keep him on injured reserve and give the wideout another shot next season.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Placed on IR

    Ross (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

    Ross, who's dealing with a high ankle sprain and a bone bruise, is unlikely to come off IR unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

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  • Panthers' Fred Ross: Dealing with ankle injury

    Ross was sidelined during Monday's practice with an ankle injury, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    Details on the nature of Ross' injury are scarce, but if it proves to be a lingering issue, it will hurt his chances of winning a roster spot out of training camp. Ross is buried on the depth chart at receiver after signing with the Panthers in April as an undrafted rookie out of Mississippi State.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Tyler, TX, USA
Age: 28
School: Mississippi State
Experience: 2