The Panthers are anticipated to get again their star working again Christian McCaffrey this Sunday against the Patriots, the franchise announced.
McCaffrey was added to the energetic roster and the crew is “hopeful” he’ll play, per the discharge. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that McCaffrey may have a pre-game exercise beforehand, so it will likely be a game-time choice.
McCaffrey, who’s been on the injured reserve record due to a hamstring damage, hasn’t performed a recreation since Sept. 23 against the Texans.
Accidents have plagued McCaffrey the final two seasons however when on the sector he is the most effective gamers in any backfield. In simply his three appearances so far, he is racked up 201 speeding yards and 163 receiving yards with one landing on the bottom.
The Panthers have gained each recreation McCaffrey has appeared in. Nonetheless, Carolina is 1–4 with out the 25-year-old workhorse. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold may additionally return after clearing the concussion protocol however can be questionable with a shoulder damage, per the crew.
The Panthers will host the Patriots Sunday with at a 1 p.m. ET kickoff.
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