The Carolina Panthers will get their Pro Bowl center back for Thursday night’s matchup against the New Orleans Saints, the team confirmed.
Kalil missed 2 1/2 games due to a shoulder sprain suffered against Arizona.
Backup Gino Gradkowski, who filled in for Kalil, has been playing through a knee injury and is inactive Thursday. Chris Scott will back up Kalil against the Saints.
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Linebacker Shaq Thompson is also active after missing 2 1/2 games with a knee injury.
Other inactives for Carolina:
▪ Receiver Brenton Bersin
▪ Running back Cameron Artis-Payne
▪ Safety Colin Jones
▪ Linebacker A.J. Klein
▪ Left tackle Michael Oher
▪ Defensive tackle Paul Soliai
Inactives for the New Orleans Saints:
▪ Running back Daniel Lasco
▪ Running back Travaris Cadet
▪ Corner Delvin Breaux
▪ Tackle Terron Armstead
▪ Offensive lineman Landon Turner
▪ Receiver Tommylee Lewis
▪ Linebacker Sam Barringotn