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Fri, 29 Jul 2005 12:56:51 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers have released OG/C Bruce Nelson (hip) after he went to team officials noting he was not happy with his recovery from a hip injury. He is expected to retire. The former second-round choice in the 2002 NFL Draft has not been able to contribute due to a series of injury problems.
Thu, 28 Jul 2005 21:37:56 -0700
Joe Menzer, of the Winston-Salem Journal, reports Carolina Panthers OL Bruce Nelson (hip) is not expected to pass his physical Friday, July 29. At that time, he will be placed on the active/physically unable to perform list.
Tue, 26 Jul 2005 05:44:12 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers OL Bruce Nelson (hip) will have a physical Friday, July 29. The results will help determine his status for training camp that starts Saturday, July 30.
Sat, 23 Jul 2005 22:57:52 -0700
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said he couldn't rule out the possibility that OG Bruce Nelson (hip) could return from chronic hip problems. The team is monitoring his condition before they make their final round of cuts before training camp. Agent Neil Cornrich said he had no new information regarding Nelson.
Sat, 28 May 2005 17:10:02 -0700
Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said things are not looking good for OL Bruce Nelson (hip) who is trying to make his way back from hip surgery. Fox indicated his recovery is not going all that well and Nelson's playing fate is in the hands of the team's medical staff.
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 22:57:30 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers OL Bruce Nelson (hip) had another surgery related to a degenerative hip condition in recent days. He has already had two previous hip surgeries. HC John Fox said the most recent operation will set back Nelson's rehabilitation at least six weeks. It is now expected Nelson will miss most of the team's June workouts. Nelson could end up retiring if the the hip doesn't rebound by training camp.
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 08:25:11 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers OG Bruce Nelson (hip) will be held out of the team's three-day minicamp beginning Friday, April 29, due to a degenerative hip condition.
Sat, 29 Jan 2005 09:49:41 -0800
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports there is growing speculation that the career of Carolina Panthers G Bruce Nelson (hip) could be over after undergoing surgery on both hips. Several agents and personnel officials said Nelson has a degenerative condition in his hips. Panthers officials denied his career is over and said Nelson continues to rehabilitate.
Mon, 08 Nov 2004 21:44:51 -0800
Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers OG Bruce Nelson (hip), who is on the physically-unable-to-perform list, isn't expected to begin practicing in the near future, according to head coach John Fox. It is unlikely that Nelson will return to the active roster this season.
Sat, 31 Jul 2004 13:25:08 -0700
Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers G Bruce Nelson (hip) has been placed on the team's physically-unable-to-perform list. He must sit out the team's first six regular-season games before he can be activated.
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