Panthers DE Kony Ealy has entered the league's concussion protocol.
Panthers DC Sean McDermott called 2016 "a big year" for DE Kony Ealy.
Kony Ealy is expected to take over at right defensive end following Jared Allen's retirement.
Panthers DE Kony Ealy became the first player in Super Bowl history to record multiple sacks and an interception and tied the single-game sack record with three.
With Charles Johnson (hamstring) sidelined, Kony Ealy will play left defensive end for the Panthers.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera confirmed Kony Ealy is the starting right defensive end.
ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton believes Kony Ealy will be the team's starting right defensive end.
Second-round pick DE Kony Ealy is expected to play a bigger role with Frank Alexander out for the season.
Panthers signed No. 60 overall pick DE Kony Ealy to a four-year contract.
Panthers selected Missouri DE Kony Ealy with the No. 60 overall pick.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says to "watch the Cowboys on Kony Ealy" in the middle of the second round.
The Union-Tribune San Diego reports the Chargers could be interested in Missouri DE Kony Ealy at No. 25.
An NFL scout called Missouri DE Kony Ealy a "classic con man" who is "one of those 'let somebody else draft him' guys."
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports some teams want Missouri DE Kony Ealy to pack on 15 pounds and switch him to defensive tackle.