Although the Panthers are off to a 3-0 begin to the season, there’s main concern for Carolina.
Standout operating again Christian McCaffrey suffered a strained hamstring in Thursday evening’s Panthers win over the Texans, Carolina head coach Matt Rhule stated after the sport. Rhule added he doesn’t know the severity of the harm.
McCaffrey left the sector and went into the blue medical tent within the second quarter following a run through which he may very well be seen favoring his leg after no contact. It was subsequently introduced on the published that McCaffrey was out and the Panthers introduced it shortly thereafter.
Whereas the severity or return timetable is unknown for McCaffrey, Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold stated he instructed CMC to take his time to verify he is totally wholesome when he returns.
“We’ll be all proper with out him,” Darnold stated. “Clearly, we would like him again, however I need him to take his time proper now and ensure he is good for the tip of the season.”
McCaffrey’s 2020 season was lower to only three video games as a result of shoulder and ankle accidents.
Heading into the second quarter on Monday, McCaffrey appeared like his outdated self. That each one modified on a nine-yard run off left sort out through which he ran out of bounds after which into the medical tent.
The harm concluded McCaffrey’s night with seven carries for 31 yards and two receptions for 9 yards.
How far more manufacturing CMC can provide the Panthers this season is now the primary query at hand.