Carolina Panthers CB Jaycee Horn's progress
Fans are eagerly awaiting the return of stud cornerback Jaycee Horn. The former first-round selection hasn't been seen since injuring his hamstring in Week 1 at the Atlanta Falcons, which is the latest in a series of setbacks for an immensely talented individual who's suffered some significant problems on the health front.
Horn's hamstring tear was clearly severe and it's been a long few weeks of rehabilitation. When discussing the South Carolina product's progress, Frank Reich stated via Sports Illustrated that everything was going according to plan - although it might be a while before the defensive back is ready to take his place in the lineup.
"He's doing well. He's had zero setbacks, so I think he is on pace. It's going to be a minute or two for Jaycee but he's doing great. Can't wait to get him back out there."- Frank Reich via Sports Illustrated
The sooner Horn gets back, the better. C.J. Henderson is performing much better than most anticipated despite increased responsibilities, but Donte Jackson remains a liability in coverage and might be traded before the October 31 deadline.
Troy Hill has flashed and D'Shawn Jamison looks to have a little something. But no cornerback on the Panthers boasts the shutdown credentials Horn brings to the table when fully healthy.