Matt Rhule says he's not sure whether Christian McCaffrey will be back this week, next week or the week after. He's missed four games with a high ankle sprain.
Related player: Mike Davis
The Panthers have been saying they won't rush back McCaffrey, and it's been especially true because of the play of Davis at RB during much of the time McCaffrey missed. The injury was set to keep him out 4-6 weeks so the basic time frame Ruhl lays out kind of indicates that. He could miss the next two games and return after that but owners will want to make sure they keep updated on McCaffrey's status.