Panthers Fantasy News

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:19pm

Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot) did not practice Wednesday. Olsen is out for a while. Ian Thomas will fill in.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:19pm

Bengals TE Tyler Eifert (back) practiced fully Wednesday. Eifert should be fine to face the Panthers. He played 65% of the snaps in Week 2 after playing 40% of the snaps in Week 1.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:19pm

Panthers WR Curtis Samuel (medical illness) did not practice Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:19pm

Panthers WR Damiere Byrd (knee) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:19pm

Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Bernard should be fine for lead back duties against the Panthers. In the 46 career games where Bernard has seen at least 12 touches, he has averaged 16.6 touches for 89 yards and 0.39 touchdowns, or 16.4 fantasy points (PPR) per game.

Panthers want to increase WR D.J. Moore's workload

Monday, September 17, 2018, 11:41am

Jourdan Rodrigue on Twitter - [Full Article]

Ron Rivera says team "has to put more on D.J. Moore's plate."

Fantasy Impact:

Those who drafted Moore have been disappointed the first two weeks as he saw only 17 snaps in each of the first two games. But this past week Moore had a 51-yard TD catch. He's worth stashing until we see the snaps increase a bit, which could be sooner than later.

Friday, September 14, 2018, 6:54pm

Panthers WR Damiere Byrd (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 2.

Friday, September 14, 2018, 6:54pm

Panthers RB C.J. Anderson (illness) took full practice reps again Friday. Anderson should be fine to face the Falcons.

Friday, September 14, 2018, 6:54pm

Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 2. Ian Thomas is a rookie who will be asked to fill Olsen’s shoes—a difficult task indeed. Thomas has good athleticism, with above average speed, burst, agility and catch radius for the position. Unfortunately, he’s a rookie, and rookie tight ends generally don’t have much of a fantasy impact. Beat writer Joseph Person called Thomas the biggest surprise of training camp, adding that Thomas was "consistently finding open lanes in the secondary and pulling down intermediate-length passes." Thomas’s Week 2 matchup is middling.

Friday, September 14, 2018, 6:54pm

Panthers WR Curtis Samuel (medical illness, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 2.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:39pm

Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot) missed practice again Thursday. Ian Thomas is a rookie who will be asked to fill Greg Olsen’s shoes—a difficult task indeed. Thomas has good athleticism, with above average speed, burst, agility and catch radius for the position. Unfortunately, he’s a rookie, and rookie tight ends generally don’t have much of a fantasy impact. Beat writer Joseph Person called Thomas the biggest surprise of training camp, adding that Thomas was "consistently finding open lanes in the secondary and pulling down intermediate-length passes." Thomas’s Week 2 matchup is middling.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:39pm

Panthers WR Curtis Samuel (medical illness) missed practice again Thursday. He is not expected back in Week 2.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:39pm

Panthers WR Damiere Byrd (knee) missed practice again Thursday.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:39pm

Panthers RB C.J. Anderson (illness) returned to full practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 6:58pm

Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot) did not practice Wednesday. Thomas is a rookie who will be asked to fill Greg Olsen’s shoes—a difficult task indeed. Thomas has good athleticism, with above average speed, burst, agility and catch radius for the position. Unfortunately, he’s a rookie, and rookie tight ends generally don’t have much of a fantasy impact. Beat writer Joseph Person called Thomas the biggest surprise of training camp, adding that Thomas was "consistently finding open lanes in the secondary and pulling down intermediate-length passes." Thomas’s Week 2 matchup is middling.