Panthers coach Ron Rivera says backup fullback Mike Zordich has torn the ACL in his left knee and will be placed on injured reserve this week.
Posted: Aug. 11, 2013 7:51 PM ET
| Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2013 5:41 PM ET
Rivera made the announcement after Sunday night's practice at Wofford College. Zordich, who was facing an uphill battle for a spot on the 53-man roster, was injured in Carolina's preseason game Friday night against the Chicago Bears.