Panthers vs Falcons Week 8 Injury Report

Posted By Staff on October 27, 2020

The Carolina Panthers (3-4) and the Atlanta Falcons (1-6) square off on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Bank of America Stadium in a clash of NFC South foes. Eight players are on the injury report for the Falcons. The Panthers have 10 players on the injury report.

Game Information

  • Game Time: 8:20 PM ET
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • TV: FOX/NFL

Panthers vs. Falcons odds

Carolina Panthers Injuries

Carolina Panthers Injury status for 10/29/2020
Player Position Injury Status Games Played Snaps per Game
Russell Okung OT Calf Questionable 5 59.6
Kawann Short DT Shoulder Out 3 41
Tyler Larsen C Illness Out 5 4.4
Michael Schofield III G Illness Out 5 18.2
John Miller G Ankle Questionable 6 66.8
Juston Burris SS Ribs Out 6 61
Christian McCaffrey RB Ankle Out 2 56
Rasul Douglas CB Illness Out 6 61.5
Keith Kirkwood WR Clavicle Out 1 35
Yetur Gross-Matos DE Ankle Out 4 19.5

Atlanta Falcons Injuries

Atlanta Falcons Injury status for 10/29/2020
Player Position Injury Status Games Played Snaps per Game
Alex Mack C Knee Questionable 7 73
Julio Jones WR Hip Questionable 5 52.4
Darqueze Dennard CB Hamstring Out 3 65
Takkarist McKinley DE Groin Questionable 4 21
Damontae Kazee SS Achilles Out 4 60.2
Russell Gage WR Knee Questionable 7 41.6
Kaleb McGary OT Elbow Questionable 6 64.7
John Cominsky DE Illness Out 5 37.4

Panthers Injury Impact (as of 10/27)

Russell Okung – OT: Questionable (Calf)

Okung is questionable and possibly won’t play against the Falcons. He has appeared in 71.4% of the team’s seven games this season.

John Miller – G: Questionable (Ankle)

Miller is questionable and might not play against the Falcons. He has appeared in 85.7% of the team’s seven games this season.

Kawann Short – DT: Inactive (Shoulder)

Short has been ruled out for the matchup with the Falcons. He’s appeared in three games for the Panthers this year and has totaled six tackles.

Tyler Larsen – C: Inactive (Illness)

Larsen won’t take the field against the Falcons after being ruled out. He’s played in each of the team’s seven games this season.

Michael Schofield III – G: Inactive (Illness)

Schofield won’t take the field against the Falcons after being ruled out. He’s played in 71.4% of the team’s seven games this season.

Juston Burris – SS: Inactive (Ribs)

Burris is out against the Falcons. In six games for the Panthers this season he has one interception, 24 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two passes defended.

Christian McCaffrey – RB: Inactive (Ankle)

A contributor in the Panthers’ ground game, McCaffrey, is out against the Falcons. McCaffrey has rushed for 155 yards on 41 carries with four touchdowns, and has provided 21% of the team’s rushing attack in two games this year. He’s also caught seven passes for 67 yards (33.5 per game).

Rasul Douglas – CB: Inactive (Illness)

Douglas is out for the Panthers-Falcons matchup. In seven games this season he has 27 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and six passes defended.

Keith Kirkwood – WR: Inactive (Clavicle)

The Panthers won’t have Kirkwood for the matchup against the Falcons. In one game this season, he has one catches (on two targets) for 13 yards (13.0 ypg).

Yetur Gross-Matos – DE: Inactive (Ankle)

Gross-Matos is out for the game against the Falcons. He’s played in four games this year and has compiled 1.0 sack, seven tackles.

Falcons Injury Impact (as of 10/27)

Alex Mack – C: Questionable (Knee)

Mack has been ruled questionable against the Panthers. He’s appeared in each of the team’s seven games this season.

Julio Jones – WR: Questionable (Hip)

A contributing receiver for the Falcons is questionable against the Panthers, so the team might need to look elsewhere for the 20.3% of the passing game Jones produces. Through five games this season, he has 31 catches (on 39 targets) for 447 yards (89.4 ypg) with two touchdowns.

Takkarist McKinley – DE: Questionable (Groin)

McKinley is questionable for the game and might not to play. He’s appeared in four games this year and has racked up 1.0 sack, 2.0 TFL and nine tackles.

Russell Gage – WR: Questionable (Knee)

The Falcons might not have Gage for the matchup against the Panthers. He’s questionable for the contest. In seven games this season, he has 31 catches (on 43 targets) for 343 yards (49.0 ypg) with one touchdown.

Kaleb McGary – OT: Questionable (Elbow)

McGary has been ruled questionable against the Panthers. He’s appeared in 85.7% of the team’s seven games this season.

Darqueze Dennard – CB: Inactive (Hamstring)

Dennard is out against the Panthers. In three games for the Falcons this season he has one interception, 16 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended.

Damontae Kazee – SS: Inactive (Achilles)

Kazee is out for the Falcons-Panthers matchup. In four games this season he has 20 tackles.

John Cominsky – DE: Inactive (Illness)

Cominsky is out for the game against the Panthers. He’s played in seven games this year and has put up 2.0 TFL and nine tackles.

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