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Ryan Kalil | Center | #67

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/29/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 300
College: USC
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (59) / CAR
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Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder surgery) could miss the entire offseason program.
"He’s still in the rehab program," coach Ron Rivera said. "He’s been doing great. He’s there every day." The Panthers have been vague on a return date for their pivot man, saying only that he will be ready for Week 1. The 11th-year pro doesn't need OTAs, or even all of camp, to be ready for 2017. Mar 2 - 5:31 PM

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Panthers C Ryan Kalil (injured reserve) will undergo right shoulder surgery.

Kalil's exact injury is unclear. Kalil was first injured in Week 8, then aggravated the issue in Week 11. Recovery from shoulder surgery is no picnic, but Kalil will almost certainly be ready for training camp next summer.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 03:54:00 PM

Panthers placed C Ryan Kalil on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, ending his season.

Backup Gino Gradkowski (knee) has also been placed on I.R. Kalil tried to play through his shoulder ailment, but his season always seemed doomed after he aggravated the issue in Week 11. Although now 31, Kalil remains one of the league's best centers. His injury is one of the reasons Carolina's offense has nearly gone off the rails. The Panthers will now try to mix and match at the pivot. Kalil is due a modest $3.5 million between salary and bonuses next season. He should be back at that price.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 01:18:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) did not practice Thursday.

He also sat out Wednesday. Kalil aggravated the shoulder injury which has bothered him since Week 8 against Saints last Thursday. He is week to week.
Source: ESPN
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 10:38:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil left Thursday's game against the Saints with a shoulder injury, and is doubtful to return.

Kalil aggravated the injury that held him out the past two games. Not good. It's a massive loss for the Panthers' struggling offensive line. Chris Scott, who has no experience at center, is now in the game at the pivot.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 10:30:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) is active for Week 11 against the Saints.

Kalil missed the past two games. Inactive for the Panthers are RB Cameron Artis-Payne, WR Brenton Bersin, C Gino Gradkowski, LT Michael Oher, DT Paul Soliai, LB A.J. Klein and S Colin Jones.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 07:15:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) is questionable for Week 11 against the Saints.

It's merely a label. Kalil is fully expected back after missing Week 10 against the Chiefs. His return boosts the stocks of both Cam Newton and Jonathan Stewart. Newton is an elite QB1, while Stewart is a high-end RB2 play.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 01:42:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) will return for Week 11.

Kalil missed the past two games. He will suit up against the Saints with a harness.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 01:51:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) is inactive for Week 10 against the Chiefs.

The Panthers are on a short week and will host the Saints on Thursday night in Week 11. It makes more sense to hold Kalil out until then. Gino Gradkowski will start at center. Also inactive for the Panthers are LT Michael Oher (concussion), RB Cameron Artis-Payne, S Colin Jones, WLB Shaq Thompson, DT Kevin Love, and TE Chris Manhertz.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) is not expected to play in Week 10 against the Chiefs.

This is based on beat writer Joe Person's "hunch," but it's a good bet after Kalil missed Week 9, then did very little during the practice week. The Panthers will also be without LT Michael Oher (concussion). Carolina's offensive line absences are an increasing late-week concern with Week 10 opponent Kansas City expected to get back OLB Justin Houston (knee) from the PUP list.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 01:38:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) did not practice Thursday.

He was seen with his helmet heading to practice, but he just worked off to the side with trainers. Kalil could practice Friday and play, but it looks like he will miss his second game in a row.
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 11:36:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) is questionable for Week 9 against the Rams.

Kalil would seem to be on the doubtful side after sitting out all week, but coach Ron Rivera sounded optimistic after Friday's practice. Gino Gradkowski will get the start if Kalil cannot play.
Source: ESPN
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 11:41:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil is done for the day in Week 8 with a shoulder injury.

Kalil walked slowly to the locker room in the first half and was ruled out in the third quarter. Gino Gradkowski has taken over as Carolina's center.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 03:02:00 PM

Panthers signed C Ryan Kalil to a two-year, $16.75 million extension through 2018.

He'll earn $13 million guaranteed. This deal, which makes Kalil one of the five highest-paid centers in football, may not have been possible if the team had kept Josh Norman under the franchise tag. 31-year-old Kalil has been one of the most reliable centers in football throughout his career and has only missed one game over the last three seasons. The Panthers now have Kalil under control for the next three years at a total of $24.5 million.
Mon, Jun 6, 2016 01:48:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 9.

Kalil missed Carolina's Week 8 win over the Colts, but he'll be all systems go against the Packers. His return is good news for the entire offense.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 01:09:00 PM

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RB1Christian McCaffrey
2Jonathan Stewart
3Fozzy Whittaker
4Cameron Artis-Payne
5Jalen Simmons
GLB1Jonathan Stewart
2Christian McCaffrey
3RB1Christian McCaffrey
2Fozzy Whittaker
FB1Darrel Young
2Alexander Armah
WR11Kelvin Benjamin
2Brenton Bersin
3Russell Shepard
4Keyarris Garrett
5Kaelin Clay
WR21Devin Funchess
2Curtis Samuel
3Damiere Byrd
4Charles Johnson
5Mose Frazier
WR31Curtis Samuel
TE1Greg Olsen
2Ed Dickson
3Scott Simonson
4Chris Manhertz
5Eric Wallace
LT1Matt Kalil
2Tyrus Thompson
LG1Andrew Norwell
2Chris Scott
3David Yankey
C1Ryan Kalil
2Gino Gradkowski
3Tyler Larsen
RG1Trai Turner
2Amini Silatolu
3Dan France
RT1Daryl Williams
2Taylor Moton
3Blaine Clausell
K1Graham Gano
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