Panthers placing Charles Godfrey on IR

Safety out for the season Aaron Wilson

Print This September 16, 2013, 02:46 PM EST

Carolina Panthers safety Charles Godfrey is out for the season with a torn Achilles, coach Ron Rivera announed today.

Godfrey signed a five-year, $27.5 million contract extension in 2011.

Panthers safety Quintin Mikell also injured his ankle Sunday.

Godfrey has recorded 353 career tackles, three sacks and 11 interceptions.

Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider

Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

NFP's Introduction to Scouting Class is now registering for our Winter sessions! Save $200 if you register before December 20th! REGISTER NOW!

NFP Inside Content. All Season.