Panthers WR Gettis has torn ACL

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Panthers WR David Gettis is likely to miss the entire season with a torn ACL.

The injury was suffered during the team's practice on Wednesday night and was confirmed on Thursday by head coach Ron Rivera.

"It's disappointing because the young man had a good last few days and has a bright future in this league," Rivera said to Steve Reed of

Gettis started 13 games last season, grabbing 37 receptions for 508 yards and three touchdowns.