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The Panthers placed defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao on injured reserve Wednesday.Vaeao , 25, signed with the Panthers in April, but now he has a quadriceps injury.He spent time with the Eagles and Jets last season. He played six games for Philadelphia , with three starts, and made two tackles and a sack.Vaeao appeared in 27 games for the Eagles during his first two NFL seasons and had 25 tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble.The Panthers signed long snapper Andrew DePaola to take Vaeao’s place on the roster. DePaola will fill in for snapper J.J. Jansen on Thursday night.Jansen has an injury to his left hand.DePaola is a veteran who has played for three different teams since 2014 , most recently with the Raiders. He played the 2018 season opener before a season-ending knee injury.Carolina also reached injury settlements with guard Norman Price and linebacker Jonathan Celestin, who both were on injured reserve. There’s no word on when Panthers quarterback Cam Newton might be back, but he’s at least back at the practice field.Via Joe Person of Greg Olsen Jersey , Newton zoomed into practice Tuesday, riding his scooter.He wasn’t wearing a protective boot on his sprained left foot, but that might have been a simple matter of transportation safety. It’s unclear what he’s planning to do on the field.Newton hasn’t even been spotted for the last three games Fozzy Whittaker Color Rush Jersey , staying home from their two road trips, and not showing up on the sidelines for last week’s home game.  Panthers coach Ron Rivera explained the first two away by saying he didn’t want a guy with a bad foot traveling just so he could stand around not playing.Backup Kyle Allen has won his three starts in Newton’s place, heading into this week’s trip to London to play the Buccaneers.

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