The injury also sidelined McCaffrey in Week 10's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Panthers are still preparing for McCaffrey to have a multiweek absence, the source said, according to the story. There was no word about Week 12. Davis would again get the lead back role but wasn't a big factor in Week 10 with a 7-32-0 rushing line and a 4-12-0 receiving line. It should be a more favorable matchup for Davis against the Lions.
CAR RB Mike Davis - Week 11 Fantasy Football Outlook
Mike Davis struggled last week against a fearsome Tampa Bay run defense, gaining just 32 yards on seven carries as the Panthers fell behind early on. Davis still caught four passes though, helping his totals in PPR formats.
This week, Davis faces a Lions defense that ranks dead last in aFPA to opposing running backs, so it should yield a much better outcome than last week. Expect Carolina to stay a little more competitive in this matchup and for Davis to be back to double-digit touches and solid fantasy numbers. We have him ranked in the low-end RB1 territory.