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.