The Panthers may have lost a big part of their defense on Monday night.

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson left the team’s Week 11 game against the New England Patriots in the third quarter with a right knee injury.

Just two minutes into the third quarter, Johnson was playing contain and had tossed Patriots right tackle Marcus Cannon to the ground. Cannon then swung his leg back towards Johnson and clipped him at the knee. It was a questionable move by Cannon to swipe his legs at a defender without looking.

Johnson went down to the ground immediately and was helped to the sideline. He had Toronto Maple Leafs Cheap Jerseys to be carted back to the locker room.

Johnson entered the game with 8.5 sacks this season and has been one of the Panthers’ top defensive players throughout his seven year career. Just two years ago, Johnson agreed to a six-year contract extension that paid him $32 million in guaranteed money.

Things were setting up for a brutal fourth quarter collapse by the Giants, but Scott Tolzien is a good guest. He’s not going to embarrass you at home like that, even if it means throwing a pick six to a defensive lineman.

Through Week 10, the Giants had been unable to sustain long, clock-chewing possessions, last in the league with only seven drives of 10 plays or more. They picked up three more against the Packers, thanks in part to two fourth down conversions, and now the Giants are TIED. For last. But, hey, improvement!

Is the USMNT going to play the same formation, just with one of their shuttlers playing Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys more narrow? Or is Jones’ introduction going to cause a formation re-shuffle? Keep an eye on Jones’ positioning early in the game.

9:46 p.m. — It’s pretty common for teams playing away in Central America to deal with fans trying to ensure they don’t get a good night’s sleep, and this game is no different. Last night, Panama fans had a little fireworks display at the USMNT hotel.

Three sets of fireworks displays outside the #USMNT hotel (late) last night.

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