Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson (54) runs back a blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers field goal attempt on New Year’s Day. Thompson’s playing time increased last year when he made 12 starts and was in for 57 percent of the snaps on defense.
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson (54) runs back a blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers field goal attempt on New Year’s Day. Thompson’s playing time increased last year when he made 12 starts and was in for 57 percent of the snaps on defense. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson (54) runs back a blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers field goal attempt on New Year’s Day. Thompson’s playing time increased last year when he made 12 starts and was in for 57 percent of the snaps on defense. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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