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Panthers vs Falcons Thursday injury report: Greg Little has cleared the concussion protocol

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The Carolina Panthers have released their injury report for this week and it contains mostly good news for once. The headline item is, of course, offensive tackle Greg Little’s full participation in practice. He hasn’t fully practiced since Week 4. He has now officially cleared the concussion protocol. Way to go, Greg.

Little’s clearing of the protocol comes just in time as his backup, Dennis Daley, has not practiced this week while nursing a groin injury. The Panthers look like they will be able to avoid starting Daryl Williams at left tackle against a suddenly red hot Atlanta pass rush. We’ll see what they actually do on Sunday.

The rest of the news isn’t exactly new. The Panthers have swapped concerns over cornerback James Bradberry for concerns over his partner in crime, Donte Jackson, and their third corner, Ross Cockrell. Jackson is expected to be available this weekend, but there is no further word on Cockrell.

You can see the full details of the official injury report here.

Panthers injury report

Did not participate in practice

OT Dennis Daley (Groin)
CB Donte Jackson (Hip)
CB Ross Cockrell (Quad)

Limited participation in practice


Full participation in practice

RB Christian McCaffrey (rest)
CB James Bradberry (groin)
OT Greg Little (concussion)
DT Kyle Love (shoulder)
DT Gerald McCoy (knee)
LB/DE Brian Burns (wrist)

Practice Status

Did not participate in practice = 0% of a player’s normal repetitions
Limited participation in practice = Less than 100% of a player’s normal repetitions
Full participation in practice = 100% of a player’s normal repetitions

Game Status

Out = Player will not play
Doubtful = Player unlikely to play
Questionable = Uncertain if player will play