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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 plans to retire following the 2018 season.
Kalil's 2016 season was cut short because of a shoulder injury, and he was limited to six games last year because of a serious neck injury. Those injuries likely played a role in this decision, but Kalil says he has been cleared and is excited to have a healthy offseason. A second-round pick by the Panthers in 2007, Kalil is entering his 12th season in the league. Jan 30 - 12:43 PM

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Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) is expected to play Week 14 against the Vikings.

Kalil has participated in just two games this season because of a lingering neck injury, and his return in Week 7 lasted just 15 snaps. Hopefully he can avoid any setbacks this time around. Kalil returning should be a boost for the running game.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 08:34:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) is inactive for Week 13 against the Saints.

Kalil seemed on the very of returning, but needs another game. Kalil, who has made only two appearances all season, last played in Week 7.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 02:59:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) is questionable for Week 13 against the Saints.

Kalil couldn't get cleared last week. He should return from his four-game absence, pushing Tyler Larsen back into a swing role. It's an upgrade to the Panthers' interior line.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 06:15:00 PM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera doesn't expect Ryan Kalil (neck) to return this week.

Kalil has been shut down since a Week 7 setback. He's practicing this week, but still has some hurdles to clear coming off Carolina's bye. Tyler Larsen looks likely to make at least one more start before Kalil returns.
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 05:52:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) returned to practice Monday.

Kalil has played 15 snaps since Week 1 because of a lingering neck issue he aggravated in Week 7, but this practice puts him on track to return following the bye. Coming off their best two performances of the season, the Panthers' running game would get another boost if Kalil is able to make it back this week.
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 10:52:00 AM

Panthers declared C Ryan Kalil, OL John Theus, RB Fozzy Whittaker, CB Ladarius Gunter, DE Bryan Cox Jr., LB Andrew Gachkar, and QB Garrett Gilbert inactive for Week 10 against the Dolphins.

Kalil was the only one on the injury report, listed out with a neck injury.
Mon, Nov 13, 2017 07:05:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) has been ruled out for Week 10 against the Dolphins.

Kalil can't seem to get healthy and will miss yet another game. When he returns he should provide a significant upgrade to their running game.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 12:13:00 PM

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

He looks headed to yet another missed game. Kalil has played just twice so far this season.
Source: ESPN
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 12:49:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) has been ruled out for Week 8.

Coach Ron Rivera says Kalil is week to week. It's a downgrade to an already struggling run game. Kalil has been healthy for just two games this year.
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 07:26:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) is out for Week 7 against the Bucs.

Tampa Bay has struggled in run defense recently, but Carolina's running game has been much worse due to injuries on the interior offensive line. This should be a pass-funnel situation for Cam Newton against a Bucs defense that appears likely to be without its top-two corners in Brent Grimes and Robert McClain.
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 01:40:00 PM

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

It is not a surprise after he aggravated his neck injury against the Bears. Kalil will almost certainly miss Sunday's game against the Bucs.
Thu, Oct 26, 2017 11:24:00 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil exited Week 7 against the Bears with a neck injury.

This was Kalil's first action since Week 1 because of a neck injury, one which he aggravated in the first quarter. He is officially questionable to return.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 01:48:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) is questionable for Week 7 against Chicago.

Kalil expects to return from his five-game absence. He should play after getting in a full practice Friday. Kalil's presence is an upgrade to Carolina's inside running game.
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 06:30:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (neck) expects to return for Week 7.

Kalil went down in Week 1. His return would be a huge boost for the Panthers' sputtering ground attack.
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 01:57:00 PM

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