12/11KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Panthers | Josh Thomas, James Dockery being evaluated: Carolina Panthers CBs Josh Thomas and James Dockery started at cornerback in Week 14 in favor of struggling CB Josh Norman. 'We...[+] wanted to see what Josh Thomas could do in a starting role,' head coach Ron Rivera said. 'And then also (Sunday) we wanted to find an opportunity to play Dockery. I figured half a game would be a pretty good opportunity to see what Dockery could do.' Thomas had two tackles and played 64 of the 65 defensive snaps and Dockery had six tackles while playing 47 snaps. Norman played on only nine defensive plays.