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Panthers tackle Daryl Williams severely injures right knee

Carolina Panthers' Daryl Williams, center, is comforted by Matt Kalil, left, after getting injured during NFL football practice at the team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) ORG XMIT: SCCB101 (Chuck Burton / AP)
Carolina Panthers' Daryl Williams, center, is comforted by Matt Kalil, left, after getting injured during NFL football practice at the team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) ORG XMIT: SCCB101 (Chuck Burton / AP)
By Steve Reed Associated Press

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Panthers right tackle Daryl Williams tore the medial collateral ligament and dislocated the patella in his right knee Saturday at training camp practice at Wofford College.

The team said there is no timetable for his return.

Williams was engaged with two pass rushers during 11-on-11 team drills when his knee bent back awkwardly. Several players gathered around Williams and others took a knee while the crowd went silent. He was carted off the field.

Williams, entering his contract season, has started 28 games and played in 39 during his three seasons in Carolina. He started all 16 games at right tackle last season. Pro Football Focus ranked Williams as top right tackle in the NFL last season and the third-best offensive tackle overall.

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