Panthers Pro Bowl LT Gross out against Falcons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)
Gross injured his ankle in last week's win over Tampa Bay.
Travelle Wharton will start at left tackle for Gross. Wharton has some experience at left tackle, having filled in at that position when Gross broke his leg in 2009. Mackenzy Bernadeau will start at Whaton's regular spot at left guard.
Atlanta's inactives include cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Kelvin Hayden, linebacker Stephen Nicholas, center Brent Romberg, quarterback John Parker Wilson, offensive lineman Kirk Chambers and defensive end Cliff Matthews.