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.
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.
Tagovailoa's return is a boost to Miami’s offense after Jacoby Brisset averaged an unremarkable 5.4 yards per attempt. Tagovailoa has streamable appeal but don’t view him as anything more than a mid-range QB2 for Week 6.