Panthers CB Jaycee Horn Carted Off After Suffering Apparent Torn Achilles Tendon

This is the last thing the Carolina Panthers wanted to see.

The team’s rookie cornerback Jaycee Horn was carted off during the team’s Thursday Night Football game against the Houston Texans after suffering a non-contact injury.

After a slowed down replay, the injury is consistent with a ruptured achilles:

The Panthers selected Horn with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.