CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers have three more key players sidelined with injuries.
Starting linebacker Na'il Diggs, starting fullback Brad Hoover and backup running back Jonathan Stewart all missed practice Thursday. Diggs suffered bruised ribs during Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and Hoover is experiencing back spasms. Stewart has been plagued by left Achilles' tendon pain since training camp.
Running back Mike Goodson sat out practice because of illness.
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