Panthers lose 2 guards; Falcons DT Peters hurt
The Carolina Panthers have lost starting right guard Chris Scott
and his primary backup, Jeff Byers, to injuries during the first
half of Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Carolina has been forced to go with a Nate Chandler, a converted
defensive lineman, at right guard. Scott left the game with a knee
injury and Byers lasted only one series before leaving with an
The Panthers have already lost their two starting guards – Amini
Silatolu and Garry Williams – to season-ending injuries.
Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters was helped off the field
in the third quarter with a knee injury. His return is