Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell has accepted a three-match suspension for a raised knee on Sharks forward Anthony Tupou on Saturday.
Panthers general manager Phil Gould has said the club would not stand in Jamal Idris's way if the injured star centre wanted to leave Penrith at season's end.
Penrith five-eighth Jamie Soward says there is nothing more Matt Moylan can do to earn a maiden sky blue jersey.
It left Panthers coach Ivan Cleary exasperated, but Broncos coach Wayne Bennett said the match officials made the right call on a contentious decision.
Low scoring games can be just as exciting, Soward and Boyd make welcome returns for their clubs, while Hodges shines after a week off.
A try to Broncos interchange forward Corey Oates in the 79th minute has handed Brisbane a miraculous 8-5 win over the Panthers at Suncorp Stadium.
The Broncos are out to extend their lead at the top of the NRL table while the Panthers bid to overcome injury problems and stay in touch with the top eight.
Suspended Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is staying in the New Zealand camp for the week leading up to Friday's Trans-Tasman Test.
Penrith's captain curse ends, Heighington faces a nervous wait, and Simmons lifts the Panthers in more way than one. Five key points from Penrith's 26-18 win.
After their luckless run with injuries, Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says Sunday's win over the Sharks was the boost his side needed.