With starting cornerback Chris Gamble questionable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, the Carolina Panthers made a roster move Friday to add secondary depth.
The Panthers re-signed fourth-year corner C.J. Wilson, one of the final cuts two weeks ago when rosters were pared before the start of the season. To make room for Wilson on the 53-man roster, the Panthers placed receiver Charly Martin (hamstring) on injured reserve.
Gamble was added to the injured list this week with an ankle injury. Nickel back Captain Munnnerlyn is the most likely replacement if Gamble can't play.
Munnerlyn, who started four games as a rookie last year, had two tackles and a pass breakup against New York. But the 5-foot-8 Munnerlyn was beaten twice on a second-quarter drive by Hakeem Nicks, who caught a 19-yard touchdown over Munnnerlyn.
"Overall, I feel like I played a pretty good game, except for that one play," Munnerlyn said this week. "One play can determine the whole game for me. That's how it was."
Brayton another question mark
Starting defensive end Tyler Brayton also is questionable with an ankle injury that has bothered him since he suffered a high ankle sprain in the preseason opener at Baltimore. Brayton started against the Giants and was credited with one tackle.
Right tackle Jeff Otah (knee) remains out, while reserve linebacker Jordan Senn (ankle) is questionable. Starting quarterback Matt Moore (concussion), running back Tyrell Sutton (shoulder) and receiver Brandon LaFell (hamstring) are listed as probable.
Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman had a rough day in his first game at Bank of America Stadium, throwing five interceptions in a 16-6 loss last December. But Panthers coach John Fox said the 6-6, 248-pound Freeman, the Bucs' first-round pick in 2009, has the physical tools.
"He was a very high pick and a very well thought of quarterback," Fox said. "Albeit young, he's got a lot of the talent that it takes to play this game." ...
There will be a military fly-over featuring four F-15s before Sunday's 1 p.m. kickoff. ... The Panthers announced that next week's game against Cincinnati is sold out.