Samuel won’t return due to injury for Panthers vs. Dolphins

Samuel won’t return due to injury for Panthers vs. Dolphins

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Carolina Panthers rookie receiver Curtis Samuel won’t return to Monday’s game against Miami because of a left ankle injury.

Samuel was hurt when hurt when a defender rolled over his left ankle after an incompletion in the end zone early in the third quarter. Samuel had to be helped to the locker room.

Samuel is a second-round pick out of Ohio State who recently entered the starting lineup after the Panthers dealt Kelvin Benjamin to Buffalo.

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Panthers center Tyler Larsen suffered a foot injury and was questionable to return. He was Carolina’s second-string center who was pressed into duty with Ryan Kalil out with an injury.

Greg Van Roten replaced Larsen in the third quarter.

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Source: https://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/samuel-won-t-return-due-to-injury-for-panthers-vs-dolphins-111317

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