Panthers DT Leonard has broken ankle

Updated: September 21, 2009, 1:55 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers defensive tackle Louis Leonard has a broken left ankle, another blow to Carolina's thin and shaky defensive line.

Leonard was injured with just over a minute to go on the final defensive play of Sunday's loss at Atlanta. Coach John Fox on Monday wouldn't say for sure that Leonard will be placed on season-ending injured reserve, but the Panthers will almost certainly have to sign another defensive tackle.

Leonard was acquired Sept. 1 from Cleveland for a ...

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