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Tagged: Christian McCaffrey (78 Results)


Panthers place McCaffrey on injured reserve

The Carolina Panthers placed running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY on the injured reserve list on Wednesday due to a high ankle sprain suffered last weekend. The move was not unexpected, and fantasyMore owners now know for certain that McCaffrey will be out for at least the next three weeks. With their star running back out of action, the Panthers will turn to veteran running back MIKE DAVIS. Less

Source: Team Website


Panthers RB McCaffrey to miss multiple weeks with ankle injury

Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY will miss multiple weeks (4 to 6ish) after suffering a high ankle sprain in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to Tampa Bay. HeadMore coach Matt Rhule said the injury occurred two plays before McCaffrey ran in his second touchdown of the game. After the score, McCaffrey walked off the field gingerly and he did not return. Less

Source: Team Website


Panthers RB McCaffrey suffers ankle injury in loss

Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs. McCaffrey, who has never missed a game inMore his career, was unable to return after suffering the injury. The Panthers should have an update sometime today. If McCaffrey were to miss any time, MIKE DAVIS would take over in the backfield. Davis had one of the best training camps of any player on the team, according to coach Matt Rhule. Less

Source: Charlotte Observer

Fantasy News: Christian McCaffrey

My sense is that Christian McCaffrey is the clear-cut, run-to-the-podium-with-the-card No. 1 overall pick this year. But I don’t think the decision is that easy. Bad teams don’t tend to have great running backs, and Carolina definitely looks like a solid contender to fall into that bad team category.   more »


Podcast: August 21 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast to talk Covid concessions, anchor running backs (of multiple eras), late-draft targets and much, much more. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies; comment below for a chance to join this year's Affordable Trophies Listeners League.  more »



Panthers RB McCaffrey gives fantasy advice

Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY said this week that if he had the first overall pick in a fantasy football draft, he would select himself. McCaffrey expects the upcomingMore season to be a lot of fun, saying that the team has “so many weapons on offense”. It is safe to assume that McCaffrey would also agree with Fantasy Football Index placing him on the cover of the 2020 magazine. Less


Podcast: July 29 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff survey the first round of NFL opt-outs and size up the Browns, Panthers and others. Sponsored by FanDraft (use promo code INDEX20 at  more »


Fantasy News: RB Durability

Is there such a thing as a durable running back? Or is just such a physically demanding position that when you take one with an early pick (even a proven superstar) you’ve got to cross your fingers and hope for the best?  more »



Vikings RB Cook set to hold out

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK is holding out, skipping team-related activities until he receives a “reasonable” contract offer from the Vikings. Cook is entering the final year of his rookie contractMore that will pay him a base salary of $1.3 million this fall. Carolina signed CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY to a four-year, $64 million extension in April. Time will tell if Cook gets a new deal and if such a deal will be in the McCaffrey range. Less

Source: Pioneer Press


Washington rookie RB draws lofty comparison

Washington head coach Ron Rivera said recently that rookie running back ANTONIO GIBSON has similar traits to Carolina Panthers All-Pro running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY. Rivera would know, having coached McCaffrey for the past two seasons. Washington took Gibson in the third round of the recent NFL Draft.



Bengals preparing for Mixon holdout?

Cincinnati running back JOE MIXON has a year left on his four-year rookie contract and the Bengals are reportedly interested in signing him to a contract extension that would keep himMore with the team for the long term. However, if Mixon is looking for a deal in the range of the one that just made Carolina Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY the highest paid rusher in the NFL – things could get interesting. Less

Source: Team Blog


Panthers McCaffrey becomes highest paid RB in NFL

The Carolina Panthers will reportedly sign star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY to a four-year contract extension that will make him the highest-paid back in the NFL. The deal is believed toMore be worth $16 million a year, although your fantasy team can likely secure his services for less. Dallas running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT previously held the top spot, earning $14.5 million per season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Ian Allan: Can't-miss running backs

Let me try this again. I had an article posted comparing Christian McCaffrey to Ezekiel Elliott to great running backs of the past, and I accidentally deleted most of it when trying to make some edits.   more »



McCaffrey joins exclusive club

Carolina Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY completed an amazing 2019 season, reaching 1,000 receiving yards in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. With the accomplishment, McCaffrey joins an exclusive clubMore of players that have reached 1,000 rushing and receiving yards in a single season. Aside from McCaffrey, Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk are the only other players to accomplish the feat. Less

Source: Team Website

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term RB rankings

In some dynasty leagues, you’re allowed to adjust your roster right up until the end of the regular season. With that in mind, I’ll post my version of the top 100 running backs – not for 2019, but with the next few years in mind.  more »


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