#Panthers C Ryan Kalil will not play tonight. Not surprising. He was doubtful with an ankle injury. Fernando Velasco will start.
Kalil had hoped to be back this week (and still might) against Jacksonville but not a good sign that he is not practicing.
Charlotte Observer "After the Charlotte Touchdown Club’s annual Panthers kickoff luncheon Friday, injured center Ryan Kalil was asked about his status for Week 1 at Jacksonville. Kalil was standing next to quarterback Cam Newton, who missed last year’s opener with cracked ribs. Kalil didn’t miss the chance to zing..." September 04
Pro Football Talk "Another key member of the Panthers offense has suffered a knee injury. The good news for the team is that it doesn’t appear to be anywhere near as serious as the torn ACL that has knocked wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin out for the season. Coach Ron Rivera said Monday that center Ryan Kalil..." August 24
Fox Sports Carolinas "The Panthers' offensive line certainly lived up -- or down -- to the expectation of being bad last season. But through it all, Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil never had a disparaging word to say about his fellow linemen, though it would have been easy to do so. Kalil literally had three lineman..." June 08
Charlotte Observer "Carolina center Ryan Kalil wasn’t about to sugarcoat it on Tuesday when he talked about replacing his friend and long-time Panthers offensive tackle Jordan Gross. Left tackle is a tough position, Kalil said, and despite being a Pro Bowl center, he doesn’t think he could play there. There’s..." April 23
Jordan Gross Steve Smith Luke Kuechly Thomas Davis and Ryan Kalil join Cam Newton as Panthers captains for 2013.
Charlotte Observer "While Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and other team officials have been visiting Raleigh looking for funding for stadium upgrades, general manager Dave Gettleman and the front office have been dealing with their own money matters. The Panthers have restructured the contracts of two..." February 16