Owners of Christian McCaffrey in fantasy soccer might wish to choose up one other working again over the subsequent week or so.
The Carolina Panthers working again may miss time with a hamstring damage suffered in Thursday’s 24-9 win over the Houston Texans, in keeping with NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
McCaffrey suffered the damage making a run to left on first-and-10 from the Texans’ 14-yard line within the second quarter. He stutter-stepped a defender and instantly went to the sideline after a two-yard acquire.
The 25-year-old stayed within the medical tent for some time earlier than heading to the locker room. According to Rapoport, the Panthers dominated him out virtually instantly as a result of he couldn’t “push off at all” on the left hamstring.
McCaffrey was changed by Chuba Hubbard, a 2021 fourth-round choose. The Oklahoma State product completed with 11 carries for 52 yards and three catches for 27 yards.
Quarterback Sam Darnold mentioned he talked to McCaffrey after the sport and described him as “sad,” in keeping with ESPN’s David Newton. However, Darnold added he believes the star working again will return this season.
McCaffrey is in his fifth season with the Panthers. He appeared in all 16 video games by his first three years with the franchise however was restricted to 3 video games final season because of a number of accidents.
The Stanford product signed a four-year, $64 million take care of the Panthers in April 2020, making him the NFL’s highest-paid working again. If he misses a big period of time this season because of accidents, Carolina could also be questioning why they gave him such a profitable deal.
To be truthful, McCaffrey was arguably the perfect working again within the NFL on the time he signed his extension. He was coming off a career-best, All-Pro season. Still, the accidents will undoubtedly affect his subsequent deal, particularly if he is unable to return this season. We’ll have to attend and see what occurs.