Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) placed on injured reserve

Initially held off IR following his Week 3 injury this is a surprising and devastating hit to the Panthers. Matt Rhule recently argued that CMC hadn't faced any setbacks and was expected back Week 7 but with this move won’t be eligible until Week 9 at the earliest.

Fantasy Impact: 

Chubba Hubbard will continue handling workload and may see an expanded role as the rookie had his best performance against Pittsburgh last week seeing 29 touches for 134 all-purpose yards.

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