Panthers won't put RB Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) on IR

Matt Rhule says Panthers will not put Christian McCaffrey on IR.

Related players: Chuba Hubbard

Fantasy Impact: 

The Panthers are hoping CMC returns before Week 7, as an IR spot would have taken him out for three games - Weeks 4-6. Other reports conclude CMC suffered a grade 1 strain, which is best-case for an earlier return. McCaffrey seems unlikely to play in Week 4 but his status should be monitored. Hubbard would get the start if McCaffrey can't go.

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