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Panthers | Nelson Released; Expected to Retire

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.

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Panthers | Nelson Headed to the PUP List

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.

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Panthers | Nelson to have a Physical Friday

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.

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Panthers | No Decision yet with Nelson

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.

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Panthers | Nelson May be done

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.

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Panthers | Nelson has More Surgery

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.

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Panthers | Nelson to Miss Minicamp

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.

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Panthers | Nelson's Career Over?

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.

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Panthers | Nelson Not Ready to Return

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.

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Panthers | Nelson Placed on PUP List

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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Panthers | Nelson under the Knife

Sat, 31 Jul 2004 13:24:55 -0700

Updating previous reports, Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers G Bruce Nelson (hip) needs surgery to repair a torn labrum in his other hip. He had hip surgery for a torn labrum in June.

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Panthers | Nelson to Miss More Time

Fri, 30 Jul 2004 12:15:10 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers OG Bruce Nelson (hip) will miss more time than originally expected after having hip surgery. Sources said he may need additional hip surgery and could miss significant time. He had been an early leader to win a one of the starting guard positions.

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Panthers | Nelson OUT for Start of Camp

Thu, 29 Jul 2004 22:46:27 -0700

Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers OG Bruce Nelson (hip) will not participate in training camp until team doctors clear him to play following offseason hip surgery.

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Panthers | Nelson Undergoes Surgery; Out Indefinitely

Fri, 28 May 2004 07:33:50 -0700

Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers OG Bruce Nelson (shoulder) underwent surgery to repair a torn right labrum. He's expected to miss a large portion of training camp. Nelson was expected to step into the starting lineup this year and fill a role at guard.

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Panthers | Nelson May Move to Guard

Thu, 13 May 2004 20:46:12 -0700

Brett Borden, of Panthers.com, reports Carolina Panthers C Bruce Nelson has been working at guard in the offseason and could move there full-time as a starter this year.

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Panthers | Nelson Could Start Lions Game

Thu, 18 Dec 2003 16:26:08 -0800

If Carolina Panthers C Jeff Mitchell (groin) is unavailable for the Sunday, Dec. 21, game against the Detroit Lions, then rookie C Bruce Nelson would start.

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Panthers | Nelson Could Start

Wed, 17 Dec 2003 15:14:22 -0800

Carolina Panthers C Bruce Nelson would start in Week 16 if C Jeff Mitchell (groin) can't go.

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Panthers | Nelson Plays Solid

Mon, 15 Dec 2003 18:24:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers rookie C Bruce Nelson did an adequate job in the Sunday, Dec. 14, game against the Arizona Cardinals after starting C Jeff Mitchell pulled a groin muscle.

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Panthers | Nelson Could Start Cowboys Game

Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:18:35 -0800

If Carolina Panthers C Jeff Mitchell (flu) is unavailable for the Sunday, Nov. 23, game against the Dallas Cowboys, then rookie C Bruce Nelson would be the likely replacement.

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Panthers | Nelson Could Move Up

Wed, 06 Aug 2003 11:54:51 -0700

Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers C Bruce Nelson is listed on the depth chart as the third left guard, but he has played well and could move past backup Panthers OG Tutan Reyes.

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Panthers | Nelson Agrees to 4-year Deal

Sat, 26 Jul 2003 23:54:10 -0700

Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with rookie OL Bruce Nelson, a second-round draft selection, on a four-year deal. Financial details were not disclosed.

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Panthers | Nelson Talks Continue

Fri, 25 Jul 2003 13:14:52 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers second-round draft pick OG Bruce Nelson hasn't signed, but talks will continue with Nelson's agent, according to Panthers general manager Marty Hurney.

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Titans | Nelson Visits

Thu, 10 Apr 2003 04:50:47 -0700

The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans had Iowa C Bruce Nelson in for a pre-draft visit Tuesday.

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