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A.J. Klein

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Panthers | Friday injury report for Panthers

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:21:38 -0800

Carolina Panthers C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 12. SS Tre Boston (ankle), C Gino Gradkowski (knee), CB Leonard Johnson (chest), FS Colin Jones (concussion) and LB A.J. Klein (concussion) are listed as questionable. Kalil did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 25. Boston and Johnson were limited during practice, while Gradkowski, Jones and Klein fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Carolina's Thursday injury report

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:44:00 -0800

Carolina Panthers SS Tre Boston (ankle) and CB Zack Sanchez (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 24. CB Leonard Johnson (chest) was limited during practice. C Gino Gradkowski (knee), OT Donald Hawkins (illness), FS Colin Jones (concussion) and LB A.J. Klein (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Wednesday injury report for Carolina

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:41:15 -0800

Carolina Panthers OT Donald Hawkins (illness), C Ryan Kalil (shoulder), LB Luke Kuechly (concussion), CB Leonard Johnson (chest), DE Mario Addison (foot) and OT Michael Oher (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 23. SS Tre Boston (ankle) and C Gino Gradkowski (knee) were limited during practice. LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and FS Colin Jones (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Carolina's Week 11 inactives

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:30:53 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared LB A.J. Klein, WR Brenton Bersin, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, FS Colin Jones, C Gino Gradkowski, OT Michael Oher, DL Paul Soliai inactive for Week 11.

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Panthers | Carolina's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:23:14 -0800

Carolina Panthers FS Colin Jones (concussion), LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and OT Michael Oher (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 11. C Gino Gradkowski (knee) and C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) are listed as questionable. Klein, Oher and Gradkowski did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 16. Jones and Kalil fully participated in practice. TE Ed Dickson (calf) and LB Shaq Thompson (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Panthers | Tuesday practice report for Panthers

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:17:01 -0800

Carolina Panthers C Gino Gradkowski (knee), LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and OT Michael Oher (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 15. TE Ed Dickson (calf), S Colin Jones (concussion), C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) and LB Shaq Thompson (knee) participated fully.

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Panthers | Carolina's Friday injury report

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:53:13 -0700

Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (hamstring) and DT Vernon Butler (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 30, and have been ruled out for Week 4. DE Charles X. Johnson (quadriceps) did not practice and is listed as questionable. LB Jeremy Cash (hamstring), LB A.J. Klein (non-injury) and LB David Mayo (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Panthers | Carolina's Thursday injury report

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:11:37 -0700

Carolina Panthers DT Vernon Butler (ankle) and LB A.J. Klein (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 29. DE Charles X. Johnson (quadriceps) was limited during practice, while LB Jeremy Cash (hamstring) and LB David Mayo (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Wednesday injury report for Carolina

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:26:31 -0700

Carolina Panthers DT Vernon Butler (ankle) and LB A.J. Klein (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 28. LB Jeremy Cash (hamstring) and LB David Mayo (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Carolina's injury report for Week 1

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:09:40 -0700

Carolina Panthers DT Vernon Butler (hand) and LB A.J. Klein (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 7, and are listed as questionable for Week 1. S Dean Marlowe (hamstring) was limited during practice and is listed as doubtful.

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Panthers | Tuesday practice report for Week 1

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:35:12 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Dean Marlowe (hamstring) was a limited participant in practice Tuesday, Sept. 6. DT Vernon Butler (hand) and LB A.J. Klein (back) both practiced in full after being limited the previous day.

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Panthers | Carolina's Monday practice report for Week 1

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:11:47 -0700

Carolina Panthers DT Vernon Butler (hand), LB A.J. Klein (back) and S Dean Marlowe (hamstring) were limited in practice Monday, Sept. 5.

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Panthers | Friday injury report for Week 7

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:19:05 -0700

Carolina Panthers TE Richie Brockel (hamstring), DT Dwan Edwards (ankle), LB Shaq Thompson (knee) and OT Daryl Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 23, and have been ruled out for the Week 7 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. DE Jared Allen (back), LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and LB Teddy Williams (concussion) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report for Week 7

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:13:37 -0700

Carolina Panthers TE Richie Brockel (hamstring), DT Dwan Edwards (ankle), LB Shaq Thompson (knee) and OT Daryl Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 22. DE Jared Allen (back), LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and CB Teddy Williams (concussion) was a full participant.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein may start in Week 7

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 16:52:41 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (concussion) may start at outside linebacker in the Week 7 game against the Philadelphia Eagles if he receives clearance to play in the game.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report for Week 7

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:33:30 -0700

Carolina Panthers TE Richie Brockel (hamstring), DT Dwan Edwards (ankle), LB Shaq Thompson (knee) and OT Daryl Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 21. DE Jared Allen (back) and CB Teddy Williams (concussion) were limited during practice, while LB A.J. Klein (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein not cleared yet

Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:17:27 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (concussion) is still going through the concussion protocol, but head coach Ron Rivera said he hopes Klein will be cleared to play at some point this week.

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Panthers | Week 6 inactives for Carolina

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 11:47:03 -0700

The Carolina Panthers have declared DE Jared Allen, TE Richie Brockel, LB A.J. Klein, FS Dean Marlowe, WR Kevin Norwood, RB Brandon Wegher, OT Daryl Williams inactive for Week 6.

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Panthers | Two Panthers out

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:13:02 -0700

Carolina Panthers DE Jared Allen (back) and LB A.J. Klein (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 6.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report for Week 6

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:27:57 -0700

Carolina Panthers DE Jared Allen (back) and OT Daryl Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 15. TE Richie Brockel (hamstring), LB A.J. Klein (concussion) and OG Amini Silatolu (ankle) were limited, while WR Jerricho Cotchery (ankle) LB Luke Kuechly (concussion) practiced in full.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report for Week 6

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:09:24 -0700

Carolina Panthers DE Jared Allen (back) and OT Daryl Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 14. TE Richie Brockel (hamstring) and LB A.J. Klein (concussion) were limited during practice, while LB Luke Kuechly (concussion) and OG Amini Silatolu (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein starting at MLB

Sat, 19 Sep 2015 11:25:13 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein will start in place of LB Luke Kuechly (concussion) against the Houston Texans in Week 2. Kuechly has been ruled out.

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Panthers | Shaq Thompson could start

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:57:31 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB Shaq Thompson likely will start at strongside linebacker in Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Head coach Ron Rivera said LB A.J. Klein could start if the Jaguars open with a different formation than expected.

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Panthers | Week 19 Inactives

Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:51:38 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared LB A.J. Klein, OG Amini Silatolu, OT David Foucault, DL Frank Alexander, CB James Dockery, SS Robert Lester, DL Star Lotulelei inactive for Week 19.

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Panthers | Friday injury report

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:08:02 -0800

Carolina Panthers DT Star Lotulelei (foot) has been ruled out for the Divisional Round playoff game. FS Thomas DeCoud (hamstring), LB A.J. Klein (ankle) and CB Melvin White (ankle) are listed as questionable. Lotulelei did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 9. DeCoud was limited during practice, while Klein and White fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:42:55 -0800

Carolina Panthers DT Star Lotulelei (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 8. FS Thomas DeCoud (hamstring) was limited during practice, while LB A.J. Klein (ankle) and CB Melvin White (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report for divisional-round playoff

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:08:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers WR Philly Brown (shoulder) and DT Star Lotulelei (foot) both did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 7. S Thomas DeCoud (hamstring) and CB Melvin White (ankle) both were limited in practice. LB A.J. Klein (ankle) fully practiced.

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Panthers | Week 18 Inactives

Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:11:42 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared LB A.J. Klein, OG Amini Silatolu, OT David Foucault, DL Frank Alexander, CB James Dockery, DL Kyle Love, FS Thomas DeCoud inactive for Week 18.

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Panthers | Friday practice report for wild-card playoff

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:51:39 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (ankle) fully practiced Friday, Jan. 2, and is questionable for the team's wild-card playoff. QB Derek Anderson (illness) and OG Fernando Velasco (non-injury) both fully practiced and are probable. S Thomas DeCoud (hamstring) did not practice and is doubtful.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 15:29:55 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Thomas DeCoud (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 1. QB Derek Anderson (illness), LB A.J. Klein (ankle) and OG Fernando Velasco (non-injury related) practiced fully.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report for Wild Card round

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:20:09 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson (illness) and OG Fernando Velasco (non-injury) both did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 31. S Thomas DeCoud (hamstring) was limited in practice. LB A.J. Klein (ankle) fully practiced.

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Panthers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:24:12 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared LB A.J. Klein, OG Amini Silatolu, OT David Foucault, RB DeAngelo Williams, CB James Dockery, DL Kyle Love, SS Robert Lester inactive for Week 17.

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Panthers | Friday practice report for Week 17

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:01:10 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 26, and is questionable for Week 17.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein limited during practice

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:04:09 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 24.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein may be able to play

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:34:08 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (ankle) may have a chance to play in Week 17, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

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Panthers | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:46:43 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared LB A.J. Klein, OG Amini Silatolu, CB Carrington Byndom, OT David Foucault, RB DeAngelo Williams, DL Kyle Love, SS Robert Lester inactive for Week 16.

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Panthers | Friday practice report for Week 16

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:01:00 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis (knee) and S Roman Harper (thigh) both fully practiced and are probable for Week 16. CB Carrington Byndom (hamstring) did not practice and is questionable. LB A.J. Klein (ankle) and OG Amini Silatolu (knee) both were limited in practice and are questionable.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:07:26 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein (ankle) and OG Amini Silatolu (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 18. LB Thomas Davis (knee) and SS Roman Harper (thigh) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:09:32 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Roman Harper (thigh) and LB A.J. Klein (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. OG Amini Silatolu (knee) was limited, while LB Thomas Davis (knee) practiced in full.

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Panthers | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:58:02 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) and OG Amini Silatolu (knee) have been ruled out for Week 15 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. WR Philly Brown (shoulder), CB Carrington Byndom (illness), C Ryan Kalil (non-injury), LB A.J. Klein (knee) and OG Chris Scott (foot) are probable. Newton and Silatolu didn't practice Friday, Dec. 12, while the rest practiced in full.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:02:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back), OG Amini Silatolu (knee) and CB Carrington Byndom (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 11. WR Philly Brown (shoulder), C Ryan Kalil (non-injury), LB A.J. Klein (knee) and OG Chris Scott (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:40:19 -0800

Carolina Panthers C Ryan Kalil (non-injury), OG Chris Scott (foot) and OG Amini Silatolu (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. LB A.J. Klein (knee) was limited, while WR Philly Brown (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Panthers | Philly Brown, A.J. Klein day-to-day

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:54:30 -0800

Carolina Panthers WR Philly Brown (shoulder) and LB A.J. Klein (knee) are considered day-to-day because of injuries.

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Panthers | Two could share time at LB

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:02:59 -0700

Carolina Panthers LBs Chase Blackburn and A.J. Klein could share playing time at strongside linebacker Week 1.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein eyes starting OLB job

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:21:12 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein started and played the first three quarters of the team's preseason game Sunday, Aug. 17, recording three tackles and an interception.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein impressing coach

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:13:09 -0700

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein has impressed linebackers coach Al Holcomb with his play this spring. "He is definitely more confident," Holcomb said. "When he is out there taking reps at middle linebacker, he is taking command. It's all about competition. I consider A.J. a starter. He's done a good job and he's going to continue to earn the right to get playing time for us this season." Klein has been serving as LB Luke Kuechly's backup and is competing with LB Chase Blackburn for the starting weakside linebacker spot.

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Panthers | A.J. Klein expected to compete for starting job

Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:35:25 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein is expected to compete with LB Chase Blackburn for the starting weakside linebacker next season.

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Panthers | Chase Blackburn's status uncertain

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:30:48 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB Chase Blackburn (foot) might be able to return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. Head coach Ron Rivera said Monday, Dec. 2, that it hasn't been determined if Blackburn will get his starting job back from LB A.J. Klein though he was playing well before the injury. "We'll see," Rivera said. "We're going to play the guys that gives us the best chance to win the game."

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Panthers | A.J. Klein to start again

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 07:32:23 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein will start again in the team's Week 11 game and got the praise of head coach Ron Rivera. "He's got good vision, drops well into coverage and plays laterally very nicely, so that part of it's good," Rivera said. "The thing I do like is he's a downhill, physical player."

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Panthers | A.J. Klein might start in Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:52:51 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB A.J. Klein might be called upon to start in Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers if LB Chase Blackburn (foot) is unavailable.

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