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Ryan Kalil | Center

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/29/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 300
College: USC
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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. Nov 6 - 1:09 PM

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Panthers declared C Ryan Kalil, SLB Shaq Thompson, S Dean Marlowe, RB Brandon Wegher, WR Kevin Norwood, DT Dwan Edwards, and DE Mario Addison inactive for Monday night's Week 8 game against the Colts.

Kalil has an ankle injury and will be replaced in the starting lineup by veteran Fernando Velasco. Thompson is battling a knee issue. A.J. Klein will start in his place. Addison and Edwards have shoulder and ankle problems.
Nov 2 - 7:12 PM

Panthers listed C Ryan Kalil (ankle) as doubtful for Week 8 against the Colts.

Coach Ron Rivera said he will be a game-time decision, but doubtful players have "approximately a 25% chance of playing." Fernando Velasco will start at center if Kalil cannot play. Kalil's likely absence is a slight downgrade for Jonathan Stewart.
Oct 31 - 10:39 AM

Panthers declared C Ryan Kalil active for Week 1 against the Jaguars.

Kalil was upgraded to full practice on Friday. One of the best interior blockers in the league, Kalil being active is great news for Jonathan Stewart.
Sep 13 - 11:44 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (knee) is probable for Sunday’s opener.

Kalil was upgraded to full on Friday after being limited early in the week. It’s good news for Jonathan Stewart. Kalil is one of the best interior run blockers in the league.
Sep 11 - 7:44 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (knee) was limited in Wednesday’s practice.

It puts Kalil on track for Sunday’s opener. Coach Ron Rivera "feels good" about Kalil’s Week 1 chances.
Sep 9 - 7:01 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (sprained knee) is not practicing on Monday.

Kalil said he would "absolutely" play Week 1, but players are always overly optimistic about their injuries. We should know more about Kalil's status after Wednesday's practice.
Sep 7 - 11:10 AM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (sprained knee) said he "absolutely" plans to play Week 1.

Kalil will certainly do everything in his power to be ready Week 1, but players are usually too optimistic about their own recoveries. Kalil will be just over three weeks removed from spraining his knee when the regular season begins, and he has yet to resume practicing. He is questionable at best for the season opener.
Sep 4 - 6:35 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil will miss the remainder of the preseason with a sprained knee.

Kalil was forced from Saturday's preseason game. It's good news he's avoided anything serious. The Panthers are hoping Kalil will be ready come Week 1 against the Jaguars, but they're going to be cautious with the glue piece that holds the offensive line together. Brian Folkerts will man center in Kalil's absence.
Aug 24 - 6:28 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil suffered a left knee injury in Saturday's preseason game.

Kalil was immediately ruled out for the game, but the early reports are he avoided a serious injury. The Panthers can't afford to lose Kalil on an already shaky offensive line. Brian Folkerts is Kalil's backup.
Aug 22 - 8:33 PM

Panthers restructured C Ryan Kalil's contract, reducing his 2014 base salary from $4.75 million to $855,000.

The difference was converted to a "signing" bonus that will be prorated over the final three seasons of Kalil's deal. By restructuring the contracts of Kalil, SLB Thomas Davis, and RB Jonathan Stewart on Monday, GM Dave Gettleman created nearly $7.25 million in salary cap space. The Panthers are now nearly $19 million under the cap, enough to potentially franchise tag RE Greg Hardy.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 09:08:00 AM

The Charlotte Observer reports the Panthers could be looking to restructure the contracts of C Ryan Kalil and DE Charles Johnson.

It's hardly a surprise, as Kalil and Johnson boast the two highest cap numbers for the cap-strapped Panthers. Johnson is set to count a whopping $16.42 million, with Kalil at $10.4 million. Any restructure would have to include an extended contract with a high-dollar signing bonus that could be pro-rated.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 02:59:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (Lisfranc fracture) acknowledged that he could need regular maintenance on his surgically-repaired foot throughout the season.

Kalil managed to avoid opening training camp on the active/PUP list, and his "management" will likely consist largely of missed practice time. Kalil's return to action is great news for a Carolina offensive line that missed him sorely last season. Right guard and tackle are still trouble spots up front.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 12:41:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (Lisfranc surgery) expects to be 100 percent for training camp.

Kalil suffered the injury in Week 5 last season, and he had surgery in the fall. He recently said that his recovery was "on track," but it had been "testing his patience." There's no need for the 28-year-old to rush back before camp.
Thu, May 30, 2013 03:43:00 PM

Panthers C Ryan Kalil (Lisfranc surgery) says he is "on track" in his recovery.

Kalil says the rehab is "testing his patience." Early word in December was that Kalil was expected to be ready for OTAs, but that seems uncertain at this point. The 28-year-old suffered the injury in Week 5 last season and even if he isn't ready for OTAs, he should be all systems go for training camp.
Mon, May 13, 2013 09:36:00 PM

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TE1Greg Olsen
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