Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey playing on 98.3% of snaps this year

Christian McCaffrey played every snap for the third time in four games and is playing on 98.3 percent of the snaps this season.

He’s averaging 102.7 yards rushing and 21.5 carries a game. He’s averaging 54.5 yards receiving and 6.25 catches a game. That puts him on pace for a career-best 1,644 yards rushing and a career-best 872 receiving yards. That would leave him short of becoming the third back in NFL history to top 1,000 yards in both categories during the same season, but there are still 12 games left on the schedule.

Fantasy Impact: 

The Panthers said before the season started they wanted to give McCaffrey less snaps but more touches. So much for that. Perhaps the injury to QB Cam Newton has been a factor in this. McCaffrey's snaps are up from 27.75 per game from last year's 22.6 per game.

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