Christian
McCaffrey (#22)

RB - Carolina Panthers

Age 26
Exp 6th Season
HT/WT 5'11" / 205 LBS
Bye 13
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2022 Week 5 Projections
Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 9:51 PM
2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 5:40 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Monday, September 26, 2022 12:21 PM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 CLE 10 33 3.3 9 1 4 5 80.0 6.0 24 21 0 0 0
2 @NYG 15 102 6.8 49 0 4 5 80.0 6.5 26 10 0 0 0
3 NO 25 108 4.3 18 0 2 4 50.0 3.5 7 8 0 0 0
4 ARI 8 27 3.4 10 0 9 9 100.0 9.0 81 34 1 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2017 16 117 435 3.7 40 2 80 113 70.8 8.1 651 37 5 2 1
2018 16 219 1098 5.0 59 7 107 124 86.3 8.1 867 38 6 4 1
2019 16 287 1387 4.8 84 15 116 141 82.3 8.7 1005 28 4 1 0
2020 3 59 225 3.8 15 5 17 19 89.5 8.8 149 24 1 0 0
2021 7 99 442 4.5 18 1 37 41 90.2 9.3 343 32 1 1 0
2022 4 58 270 4.7 49 1 19 23 82.6 7.3 138 34 1 0 0
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Christian McCaffrey - Catches TD pass in loss

McCaffrey carried the ball eight times for 27 yards and caught all nine of his targets for 81 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-16 loss to the Cardinals.

Christian McCaffrey - Active in Week 4

McCaffrey (thigh) is active for Sunday's Week 4 clash against the Cardinals, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Sunday status TBD

Though the Panthers have reportedly been optimistic about McCaffrey playing Sunday against the Cardinals, the running back is expected to test out his thigh injury in pregame warmups to determine his availability for the contest, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Planning to face Cardinals

McCaffrey (thigh) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals but is likely to play, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Officially questionable

McCaffrey (thigh) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

Christian McCaffrey - Present at Friday's practice

McCaffrey (thigh) participated at the start of Friday's practice, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Sits out another practice

McCaffrey (thigh) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's practice report, Ellis L. Williams of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Not spotted Thursday

McCaffrey (thigh) wasn't present at the portion of Thursday's practice open to the media, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Bothered by thigh, not practicing

McCaffrey didn't practice Wednesday due to a thigh issue, though his injury isn't believed to be serious, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Tops century mark again

McCaffrey rushed 25 times for 108 yards and caught two of four targets for seven yards in Sunday's 22-14 win over the Saints.

Christian McCaffrey - Avoids injury report

McCaffrey (ankle) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Saints, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Limited by ankle Thursday

McCaffrey (ankle) was a limited practice participant Thursday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Tops 100 yards on ground

McCaffrey rushed 15 times for 102 yards and caught four of five targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Giants.

Christian McCaffrey - Scores despite quiet day

McCaffrey rushed 10 times for 33 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Browns. He also caught all four of his targets for 24 yards.

Christian McCaffrey - Ready for Sunday

McCaffrey was a full practice participant Friday and doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against Cleveland, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Cuts shin, but practices fully

McCaffrey was cut on the shin by a teammate's cleat Thursday, but head coach Matt Rhule said the running back was still a full participant in practice and fit in all of his normal work, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Next game action slated for Week 1

McCaffrey is not in line to play in Friday's preseason finale against the Bills, Darin Gantt of the Panthers official site reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Likely to be held out Friday

McCaffrey is unlikely to play in Friday's preseason finale against the Bills, though many of the Panthers other starters will suit up, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Could sit out final exhibition

McCaffrey is a candidate to be rested in Friday's preseason game against the Bills, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Christian McCaffrey - Not in line to play Friday

McCaffrey is among the Panthers' key players not slated to play in Friday's preseason game against the Patriots, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.

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