Kalil is 3rd Panthers offensive lineman to injure his knee
By STEVE REED
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Carolina Panthers left tackle Matt Kalil has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated on a weekly basis.
The team said Kalil traveled to Florida on Monday for a second opinion on his knee from Dr. James Andrews and the decision was made to have the procedure.
Kalil becomes Carolina's third starting offensive lineman - and the second tackle - to go down with a knee injury.
The Panthers lost right tackle Daryl Williams, a second-team All-Pro in 2017, to a torn medial collateral ligament and dislocated patella and guard Amini Silatolu to a torn meniscus. There is no timetable for their return.
Kalil signed a five-year, $55 million contract in 2017 to protect Cam Newton's blindside, but he struggled last season.
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Updated August 21, 2018