Brandon Williams of the Panthers earned Pro Football Focus' highest grade among tight ends in the first week of preseason.
ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton identified second-year TE Brandon Williams as a player that "stood out" at minicamp and OTAs.
Panthers declared TE Brandon Williams, CB D.J. Moore, CB Josh Norman, S Quintin Mikell, LB Ben Jacobs, DE Frank Alexander, and DT Dwan Edwards inactive for Week 5 against the Cardinals.
Panthers rookie TE Brandon Williams will be sidelined until training camp after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.