Star working again Christian McCaffrey was sadly not the one starter the Carolina Panthers misplaced throughout their Week 3 “Thursday Evening Soccer” matchup in opposition to the Houston Texans. Within the third quarter, rookie cornerback Jaycee Horn went down with a foot damage, and was carted to the locker room.
Following the 24-9 victory, Panthers head coach Matt Rhule stated that Horn, “broke some bones in his foot,” in response to James Palmer of the NFL Community, which makes his restoration timeline arduous to guess at this level. Rhule additionally stated that he does not imagine it is a Lisfranc damage, in response to Joe Individual of The Athletic.
Whereas backpedaling in protection alone, Horn went down. He instantly known as to the sideline for help, and was helped off the sector whereas not placing any weight on his proper leg. As soon as on the sideline, he was carted to the locker room.
Here is what occurred:
Horn made two mixed tackles earlier than exiting the matchup. The son of former star wideout Joe Horn was drafted by the Panthers with the No. 8 total decide within the 2021 NFL Draft out of South Carolina. He instantly took over as a starter on the surface, and recorded two mixed tackles in Week 1 in opposition to the New York Jets, and his first profession interception in opposition to the New Orleans Saints in Week 2.