Despite a strong defensive effort in the first half of the season, it appears that the Panthers coaching staff aren’t taking anything for granted either. Along with the Peppers injury, they saw Kawann Short leave the game with an injury and was unable to return. His injury was diagnosed as a groin strain, but was able to suit up this week against the Redskins. With the injury history that has seemed to plague this team, it’s no wonder why they’re trying to be proactive their approach going into the middle of the season. There have been rumors of maybe one or two more possible free agents visiting the Panthers for a workout and even a trade talks with an AFC East team! Something noteworthy to add is a potential contract dispute with one of there star linebackers. Stay tuned Panther nation! You will be the first to know about anything affecting your team! Keep pounding!