The Panthers are about 45 minutes from the start of practice, but somewhere inside Bank of America Stadium, coach John Fox is probably giggling.
Because it's Tuesday, the league isn't requiring that he submit an official injury report for today's practice. Doesn't really make sense, because they're playing Saturday, making this the equivalent of a Wednesday.
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But make no mistake, he will take glee in not having to share whether the middle of his defensive line or the right side of his offensive line was able to go.
It's hardly the kind of thing that will swing the balance of the game, but it's a shred of information, and being able to withhold it will nevertheless tickle him.