Sport Panthers fans should be nervous with Matt Rhule's comment on Christian McCaffrey
Panthers HC Matt Rhule 'hopeful' Christian McCaffrey will play Sunday vs. Eagles
"Run CMC" suffered a hamstring injury during Carolina's Week 3 victory over the Houston Texans and sat out last Sunday's loss to the Dallas Cowboys, their first of the season. In place of McCaffrey, 2021 fourth-round draft pick Chuba Hubbard took on lead-back duties, rushing 11 times for 52 scoreless yards and adding three receptions for 27 yards against Houston, while going for 57 rushing yards on 13 carries and 14 yards on two receptions against Dallas.
After missing Week 5 due to a hamstring injury, it's completely up in the air if Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will be able to suit up this weekend.
With thegetting ready to take on the this weekend, the hope is that star running back Christian McCaffrey will be able to put the pads on. However, no one, not even Matt Rhule, knows if that will happen or not.
McCaffrey missed the Week 5 loss against the Eagles due to a hamstring injury. While he's trying to work his way back to take on Minnesota, Rhule's latest quote sure has folks guessing on what might end up happening.
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Christian McCaffrey has a 50-50 shot at playing against the Minnesota Vikings
Per Rhule, McCaffrey has a 50-50 chance of playing against the Vikings, but he couldn't lean either way as to whether or not he thinks he'll be ready or not. This is only going to add to fans' nerves leading up to the contest with the Vikings.
are still riding high after their last-second win over the Detroit Lions over the weekend. Now, their focus is on taking down the Panthers. If McCaffrey is able to go, it will obviously help out the team's chances of downing the Vikes.
With that said, the last thing the organization wants to do is rush back the superstar playmaker too soon and have him risk further injury. Imagine McCaffrey returns, only to make things worse and end up being sent to the Injured Reserve? Folks would lose their mind on Rhule and his staff.
We should know in the coming days whether or not McCaffrey can make his way back by kickoff. If you ask Rhule, this really will be a game-time call.
Panthers expect Christian McCaffrey to test hamstring Wednesday .
The Panthers lost their first game of the season against the Cowboys on Sunday and they’d like to get running back Christian McCaffrey back in the lineup to help them avoid any more losses in the weeks to come. McCaffrey’s set to take a step toward that return on Wednesday. Panthers head coach Matt Rhule [more]McCaffrey’s set to take a step toward that return on Wednesday. Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said, via Joseph Person of TheAthletic.com, that McCaffrey plans to get on the field at Wednesday’s practice “and see where he is football-wise.