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Trai Turner | Guard | #70

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/14/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 315
College: LSU
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 3 (92) / CAR
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Panthers RG Trai Turner has cleared the concussion protocol and will travel with the team to New Orleans for Sunday's Wild Card game.
Turner was concussed in Week 14 and has been out since. His return will be an upgrade for the entire offense. Amini Silatolu had been filling in, but Turner is a Pro Bowl player who signed a big-money extension in July. Jan 6 - 11:05 AM

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Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) is questionable for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Saints.

Turner remained in the concussion protocol as of Thursday, though there is some optimism he'll be cleared in time for Sunday's playoff opener. Amini Silatolu has been filling in for Turner at right guard.
Jan 5 - 1:06 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner remains in the concussion protocol.

Turner has been practicing but won't be cleared to play until he gets through the league's protocol. If he can't go Sunday against the Saints, Amini Silatolu would draw another start at right guard for Carolina.
Jan 4 - 2:51 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) is practicing Thursday.

Turner got in a full practice Wednesday, and he is back on the field Thursday. It is good news after he failed to clear the concussion protocol last week. His availability cannot be taken for granted, but he appears to be on the right track to play Sunday.
Jan 4 - 12:30 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner did not clear the concussion protocol and has been ruled out for Week 17 against the Falcons.

Turner appeared to be on the right track following three limited practices this week, but he was not able to clear the final hurdle in the protocol. He should be ready for the Wild Card round.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 01:36:00 PM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said RG Trai Turner (concussion) is "trending in the right direction."

Turner hasn't played since suffering a concussion in Week 14 but resumed practicing Wednesday and should be back in the lineup Sunday against Atlanta. His return will push Amini Silatolu back to the bench.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 03:00:00 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) is practicing Thursday.

Turner also got in a limited session Wednesday. That suggests he is on track to return for the regular season finale, but he likely still has a hurdle or two to clear in the protocol. Turner has been out since Week 14.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 12:28:00 PM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said RG Trai Turner (concussion) is expected to practice this week.

Turner has missed the last two games, but he appears to be nearing a return. The running game, Jonathan Stewart in particular, has struggled a bit without Turner the last two games.
Tue, Dec 26, 2017 10:59:00 AM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 16.

It will be his second game missed. Turner's absence was felt versus the Packers' run defense in Week 15, as Jonathan Stewart struggled. The Panthers' passing game continued to click on all cylinders on Cam Newton's four-TD day.
Fri, Dec 22, 2017 01:11:00 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) is out for Week 15 against the Packers.

Turner has had a down season, but his loss will be felt against the Packers. Amini Silatolu will get the start for Turner. It's a downgrade for Jonathan Stewart.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 01:02:00 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (concussion) did not practice Wednesday.

Turner played every snap Week 14 against the Vikings, but he was placed in the concussion protocol Monday after complaining of symptoms. This missed practice makes it unlikely he is able to suit up against the Packers. Tyler Larsen or Amini Silatolu will replace Turner if he cannot play.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 09:45:00 AM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (knee) is active for Week 9 against the Falcons.

Turner hasn't missed a game this season, but has been battling an ongoing knee issue for a couple weeks. Inactive for the Panthers are C Ryan Kalil (neck), OT John Theus, RB Fozzy Whittaker, LB Andrew Gachkar, DE Bryan Cox Jr., QB Garrett Gilbert, and CB Ladarius Gunter.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 11:38:00 AM

Panthers RG Trai Turner (knee) will undergo an MRI on Monday.

Turner didn't return after going down in the second half. He had a brace on after the game, but doesn't expect to miss any time. With Ryan Kalil (neck) suffering a setback, the Panthers interior line is a Week 8 concern.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 08:39:00 PM

Panthers RG Trai Turner exited Week 7 against the Bears with a knee injury.

Turner was rolled up in the second half and had to be helped off the field. He was shown on the sidelines with an ice pack on his left knee in the fourth quarter before being ruled out. Amini Silatolu replaced him in the lineup.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 03:19:00 PM

Panthers signed RG Trai Turner to a four-year, $45 million extension through 2021.

The deal includes $20.5 million guaranteed, and makes Turner a top-three guard in terms of average annual salary. Interim GM Marty Hurney immediately got to work on what had been one of ex-GM Dave Gettleman's goals. The No. 92 overall pick of the 2014 draft, Turner has turned in back-to-back Pro Bowl campaigns, though Pro Football Focus charted him as having a down 2016. He dealt with both knee and ankle injuries last season. Turner turned 24 in June.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 02:15:00 PM

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