Charles Johnson Injury: Updates on Panthers DE's Groin

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistOctober 24, 2013

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Charles Johnson suffered a groin injury in the Carolina Panthers' 31-13 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8.

ESPN's David Newton reported Johnson left the game on a cart in the fourth quarter—which is never a good sign for a player.

#Panthers DE Charles Johnson headed for locker room on golf cart.

— David Newton  (@DNewtonespn) October 25, 2013

After the game, Ron Rivera did little to allay fans' fears and revealed that Johnson had in fact hurt his groin, via the Charlotte Observer's Jonathan Jones.

Rivera "there's concern. We'll see." On Charles Johnson. Confirms groin injury

— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) October 25, 2013

Johnson is active for Week 9.