panthers running backwards miles sanders was back in full pads in practice Tuesday after dealing with a groin injury, and later said he has no doubt he’ll play in the regular-season opener against the Falcons.
“Absolutely. Absolutely,” Sanders said when asked if he would play Week One.
Sanders said he wanted to push himself in practice and felt like he did.
“Just run, get tired, work the tired,” Sanders said. “It was hot. One of our hottest days yesterday. So, I tried to get my legs back.”
Sanders signed with the Panthers this offseason after the best year of his career in Philadelphia last season, gaining 1,269 yards and 11 touchdowns. Carolina would love to see him repeat that kind of production for a rebuilding offense with a rookie quarterback. young bryce.