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Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Out for game
Zavala (knee) will not return to Sunday's game against the Titans, Mike Kaye of The Charlotte Observer reports.
The starting left guard exited the field on a cart earlier in the contest. Brett Toth shifted to left guard to replace him.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Leaves game with knee injury
Zavala (knee) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Titans, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Zavala was carted to the locker room along with linebacker DJ Johnson (neck). In Zavala's absence, Brett Toth has shifted to left guard while Cade Mays has entered into the game at right guard.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Returns to practice Wednesday
Zavala (neck) was a full participant in Carolina's practice Wednesday, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.
Zavala returned to practice after missing the team's Week 6 loss to the Dolphins with a neck injury. The 24-year-old should now return to his starting spot at left guard for Sunday's matchup with the Texans.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Out Sunday
Zavala (neck) has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against Miami.
Zavala suffered a neck injury during the Panthers' Week 5 loss to the Lions, and he didn't practice all week, making it no surprise that he's been ruled out ahead of Sunday's affair. Cade Mays will likely step into the starting left guard role in Zavala's stead.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Suffers stinger
Zavala suffered a "really bad stinger" Sunday against the Lions according to head coach Frank Reich, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.
Zavala was able to avoid what initially appeared to be an extremely serious injury, but the rookie offensive lineman will still likely miss an undetermined amount of time. He should likely be considered questionable at best for Week 6 against the Dolphins.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Back with team
Zavala (neck) was able to fly back with the Panthers to Charlotte, Darin Gantt of Carolina's official website reports.
Zavala suffered a scary neck injury that required the medical staff to take him off the field on a backboard in the first half of Sunday's loss to the Lions, but he was checked out at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and ultimately was able to travel with his team back to Charlotte. The offensive lineman seems likely to miss some action moving forward, but considering how serious the injury looked, Zavala's ability to return to the Panthers is a positive turn of events.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Has movement in extremities
Zavala is alert and has movement in all of his extremities after being taken to a Detroit hospital as a result of suffering a neck injury in Sunday's contest against the Lions, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
In a scary scene during the first quarter, Zavala lay motionless on the field for several minutes before being carted to the locker room. The rookie was able to give a thumbs-up signal as he was being taken away, and early signs from the hospital appear to be promising. Zavala was replaced at left guard by Cade Mays following his departure.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Carted off field
Zavala was carted off the field during Sunday's game against the Lions after suffering a neck injury in the first quarter, Colton Pouncy of The Athletic reports. He won't return to the contest.
Zavala remained on the ground motionless for several minutes before being carted off the field, though he was fortunately able to give the fans at Ford Field the thumbs-up sign before he was wheeled into the locker room. The rookie fourth-round pick has started all five games this season. He was replaced at left guard by Cade Mays.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Activated from PUP list
Zavala (pectoral/hamstring) has been activated from the Panthers' active/physically-unable-to-perform list, Mike Kaye of The Charlotte Observer reports.
Zavala started camp on the active/PUP list due to a pectoral issue, which allowed him to still practice with the team. He subsequently injured his hamstring and was sidelined with both injuries. Now, the rookie has a clear bill of health across the board and is expected to continue competing for a depth guard role on Carolina's final 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Injures hamstring
Zavala is expected to miss a couple of weeks with a hamstring injury, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
Zavala was already dealing with a pectoral injury that landed him on the PUP list and is now dealing with a hamstring injury as well. The rookie fourth-round pick will look to get healthy ahead of the start of the regular season and push to log some preseason action.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Starts camp on PUP list
Zavala (pec) will start training camp on the Panthers' active/PUP list, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.
Zavala was selected by the Panthers in the fourth round of the 2023 Draft. Once healthy, he may compete for the starting right guard spot with usual starter Austin Corbett expected to miss the beginning of the season.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Chandler Zavala: Misses Tuesday's practice
Zavala (pec) was absent from the Panthers' mandatory minicamp Tuesday, Anthony Rizzuti of Yahoo Sports reports.
The 2023 fourth-round selection should compete for the starting spot at right guard, as Carolina's usual starting right guard Austin Corbett is expected to miss the beginning of the year. Head coach Frank Reich told reporters that Zavala will "be fine for training camp." and that he "just needs time to recover."... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 322 lbs|
|Birthplace: Boynton Beach, FL|
|School: NC State|