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DT Sione Fua Injures Hamstring In Pregame Warmups

Panthers rookie defensive tackle Sione Fua injured his hamstring during pregame warm-ups and will not play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team announced.

A third-round pick out of Stanford, Fua has stared all 11 games for the Panthers, totaling nine tackles.

Second-year defensive tackle Andre Neblett will replace Fua and start next to third-round pick Terrell McClain. Neblett has 13 tackles, including 1.5 quarterback sacks.

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