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The Panthers did not have a particularly good defensive game in their first preseason matchup against the Texans. That was remedied against the Dolphins, and Charles Johnson led the charge.
Ron Rivera was not happy about his team's defensive effort during the first week of the preseason, and it showed in their game against the Dolphins. The defense harassed starting rookie Ryan Tannehill all first half long, starting with Johnson.
The big defensive end abused rookie Jonathan Martin along the right side of the offensive line. Whether it was a pass deflection, a sack, a tackle for loss or just putting pressure on the quarterback, Johnson was all over the field in dominating fashion.
He looks like he is ready for the regular season.