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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Only six games

    Horn finished the regular season with 27 tackles (20 solo) and five passes defended in six games. Horn has played only 22 games since being drafted eighth overall in 2021. With a hamstring injury sidelining him for a long stretch this season, Horn's overall impact was limited. Despite flashing promise when healthy, Horn approaches the final year of his rookie contract with significant questions over his durability.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Suiting up Sunday

    Horn (toe) is active Sunday against the Buccaneers. Horn was able to log a full practice Friday, so his ability to suit up doesn't come as a major surprise. The South Carolina product should draw a start at corner in their divisional clash with Tampa Bay in Week 18.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Suiting up Sunday

    Horn (toe) is active ahead of Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports. Horn began Carolina's week of practice with back-to-back DNPs, but after a limited session Friday, it seems as if he'll be able to play through his toe issue Sunday. The third-year cornerback and the Panthers defense will look to rebound against a Jaguars squad that's led by backup quarterback C.J. Beathard in Week 17.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Questionable for Sunday

    Horn (toe) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Jacksonville. Horn was able to practice in a limited capacity Friday after missing practice Wednesday and Thursday, giving himself a chance to play in Week 17. If he can't go, Donte Jackson would enter Sunday as the Panthers' top cornerback.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Tending to toe injury

    Horn (toe) did not participate at practice Wednesday, Mike Kaye of The Charlotte Observer reports. Horn played a season-high 61 defensive snaps during Sunday's loss versus the Packers, and it's not clear when he picked up the toe issue. In any case, if he can't get back to practice Thursday or Friday, he'll probably end up sitting out in Week 17.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Seven solo tackles in loss

    Horn recorded seven solo tackles while also deflecting a pass in Sunday's 28-6 loss to New Orleans. Horn was able to play every defensive snap in a game for the first time this year, producing a season-high seven stops in the loss. The cornerback has now compiled 13 tackles and two pass deflections over the three contests he's appeared in during the 2023 campaign.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Won't suit up vs. Cowboys

    Horn (hamstring) is listed as out for Sunday's game versus Dallas, David Newton of ESPN.com reports. Horn was designated to return from Carolina's injured reserve list Monday, but he'll have to wait at least one more week before he can actually return to action. Donte Jackson will once again start as the Panthers' top corner in Week 11.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Dealing with injury

    Horn will miss OTAs and minicamp after suffering a left ankle injury while working out on his own, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports. Horn will avoid surgery, but he will need to use a walking boot for a few weeks. The 23-year-old is expected to be fully recovered in time for training camp, which is good news for the Panthers defense, given that the 2021 first-rounder slots in as the team's starting left cornerback.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Healthy to start OTAs

    Horn is healthy and practicing Tuesday at OTAs, Will Kunkel of FOX Charlotte reports. Horn broke a bone in his wrist in Week 16 last year and ended the campaign on injured reserve. There was some hope the cornerback would be available if the Panthers made the postseason, but they ultimately shut him down after being eliminated. Barring a setback, the 2021 first-round pick should slot in as Carolina's top cornerback in 2023.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Recovering well from wrist injury

    Horn (wrist) is recovering well and could have been available to play if the Panthers made the postseason, Augusta Stone of the Panthers' official site reports. Horn said Monday that his wrist injury was a "clean break", and although he sustained it in Week 16, the cornerback has made strong progress in his recovery and would have had a shot to return in the playoffs. With Carolina's season over, Horn will now have ample time to rest this offseason and get ready for the 2023 campaign. The 23-year-old finished this season with 53 tackles, seven pass deflections and three interceptions over 13 contests.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Placed on IR

    Horn (wrist) was placed on injured reserve Monday. Horn suffered a broken radius bone Week 16 against the Lions, which required surgery. However, there was belief he'd still be able to suit up Week 18 after missing Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers. With the Panthers now eliminated from playoff contention, it appears the team has decided to shut Horn down, as the move to IR will end his season early.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Another interception Sunday

    Horn made six tackles (five solo) and an interception in Sunday's 30-24 win over the Seahawks. Horn picked off opposing quarterback Geno Smith's first pass and returned it 31 yards to set up an early touchdown for the Panthers. The cornerback had another interception overturned later in the contest, but it was still yet another impressive outing from the 23-year-old. One of the league's breakout players at his position, Horn boasts 44 tackles (30 solo) and seven pass breakups, including three interceptions, in 11 games this season.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Set for Week 9

    Horn (ankle) was a full participant at practice Friday. Horn was limited with an ankle injury to open the week, but he was able to log a full practice Friday, clearing any doubt about his availability to play Sunday versus the Bengals. The cornerback has produced 19 tackles (11 solo) while deflecting four passes and intercepting another over six games this season.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Ready for Sunday

    Horn (ribs) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Falcons. Horn missed the past two games with a rib injury but will return to the field Sunday after being labeled as questionable. The 22-year-old has 17 total tackles, four passes defensed and an interception in five games this year.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Will miss Week 7

    Horn (ribs) is inactive for Sunday's Week 7 battle versus the Buccaneers. Horn was considered a game-time decision heading into Sunday, so it's not entirely surprising that he's been ruled out. Carolina did receive some good news in the secondary with Donte Jackson (ankle) and CJ Henderson (concussion) both deemed able to play.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Considered game-time decision

    Horn (ribs), who is officially listed as questionable, is a game-time decision for Sunday's contest against Tampa Bay, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Horn's status may not be made official until about 90 minutes prior to Sunday's 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff against the Buccaneers, though he was a full participant in practice Friday. Donte Jackson (ankle) is expected to suit up Sunday, but the status of No. 3 cornerback CJ Henderson (concussion) looks more up in the air. It will bode poorly for the Panthers if the secondary is stretched thin entering a matchup against Tom Brady, Mike Evans and Chris Godwin.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Likely to sit out Week 6

    Horn (ribs) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, but he's not expected to play, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports. Unless the Panthers choose to downgrade him from questionable, Horn will take the injury designation into Sunday's game before he's likely included on Carolina's inactive list, which is released 90 minutes before the 4:05 p.m. ET kickoff. According to Fowler, the Panthers are hoping that by giving Horn some rest for Week 6, he'll be ready to return to the lineup in optimal health for a Week 7 matchup with the Buccaneers.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Seals first victory

    Horn made two tackles (one solo) and defended three passes, including an interception, in Sunday's 22-14 win over the Saints. Horn picked off Jameis Winston with eight seconds left, clinching Carolina's first win of the season. The 2021 first-round pick also registered a quarterback hit, turning in an impressive overall performance.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Inactive Friday

    Horn (foot) is listed as inactive for Friday's preseason matchup with the Patriots, David Newton of ESPN.com reports. No surprise here, as the Panthers do not want to risk Horn's health in an exhibition matchup. The 2021 first-round pick projects to start opposite Donte Jackson at cornerback this season.
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  • Panthers' Jaycee Horn: Likely headed to IR

    Coach Matt Rhule said Monday that Horn (foot) is expected to be put on injured reserve and be sidelined for an extended period, David Newton of ESPN.com reports. Horn was looking at a 2-to-3 month absence after the initial diagnosis of his broken foot. It's unclear if the 2021 No. 8 overall pick has elected to undergo surgery or not, but it was rumored that he may miss the entire season if he went that route. The Panthers recently signed Rashaan Melvin to their active roster and made a trade for CJ Henderson to prepare for Horn's lengthy absence.
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