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Kuechly registered eight tackles (six solo) during Monday night's loss to the Eagles.

Kuechly has somewhat surprisingly not enjoyed a double-digit tackling game since Week 6, but the third-year linebacker still leads the NFL with 105 stops to this point in the season.

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Kuechly registered seven tackles (four solo) in Sunday's loss to Seattle.

Kuechly's seven tackles set a season-low for the reigning Defensive Player of the Year. In fact, Kuechly has now gone consecutive games without double-digit tackles, a rarity by his standards. Nonetheless, Kuechly should be looking forward to Thursday's game against the Saints, who he posted an astounding 24 tackles against in his last meeting.

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Head coach Ron Rivera said he received word from the NFL that Kuechly should not have been ejected from last Sunday's game against the Packers for inadvertent contact with an official, and he will not be fined, ESPN.com reports.

Kuechly was tossed with 1:39 left in the third quarter after pushing away a referee who was holding him back from a scuffle. It appeared pretty clearly that Kuechly thought it was another player and was trying to get his arm away, but he was ejected nonetheless. Kuechly should be available for this Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

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Kuechly was disqualified during the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Packers after receiving a personal foul penalty for making contact with an official.

Kuechly's ejection came after he seemingly unknowingly swung his arm free of being restrained by a referee following a pile-up. Prior to being forced out of Sunday's blowout, Kuechly led the Panthers with eight tackles (seven solo). He has since been replaced by Ben Jacobs at middle linebacker.

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Kuechly once again led the Panthers in tackles Sunday, recording 13 stops (nine solo) against the Bengals.

Kuechly continues to build on his already impressive resume, as he's now strung together five straight games of double-digit tackles this season. Through Week 6, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year now carries 74 tackles (43 solo) and is as good as IDP options come.

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Kuechly registered a game-high 15 tackles (11 solo) Sunday against the Bears.

Kuechly entered Sunday's game as the league's leading tackler and certainly advanced his total with a season-best 15 stops Sunday. In fact, Kuechly has notched double-digit tackles in four straight games, a streak started following his nine-tackle effort in Week 1. Evidently, Kuechly is an elite IDP option and among the NFL's most consistent players on a weekly basis.

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Kuechly recorded a team-high 12 tackles (six solo) in Sunday's loss to the Ravens.

Kuechly continues to be an elite IDP option, as the third-year linebacker has now accrued 46 tackles (23 solo) through four games. Additionally, with linebacking partner Thomas Davis (hip) injured, Kuechly's production could stand to increase further, although it's unclear whether Davis' sideline stint will extend past Sunday's game.

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Kuechly managed 11 tackles (three solo) during Sunday's 24-7 win over the Lions.

Kuechly now boasts 20 tackles through two weeks this season, which perfectly matches his career average of 10 stops per game. In addition to nearly being credited with a forced fumble, the third-year linebacker defended two passes Sunday, further displaying his versatility. The leader of the Panthers' stout defense, Kuechly will go against the Steelers next Sunday night.

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Kuechly recorded nine tackles (seven solo) and one sack in Sunday's Week 1 win over Tampa Bay.

Kuechly tied for Carolina's team lead in total tackles and also took down opposing quarterback Josh McCown to boost his fantasy performance Sunday. In fact, following just two regular season sacks last year, Kuechly unsurprisingly already seems destined to set a new career-high this time around. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year is an elite IDP option that at least nears double-digit tackles on a weekly basis.

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Kuechly (thumb) will wear a protective brace and cast on his right thumb for at least a couple more weeks, but will continue to practice and play during the regular season, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Kuechly hyperextended his thumb during the Panthers' second preseason game and has since sported protective gear in subsequent practice sessions. While the reigning Defensive Player of the Year did not tear any ligaments, he has acknowledged that the ailment causes slight discomfort on occasion. Nonetheless, Kuechly has not been limited during practice and is full-go to play in Week 1 versus the Buccaneers this Sunday.