With CMC sidelined, expect the Panthers to use rookie RB Chuba Hubbard as the feature back with Freeman also working in.
How will the Panthers replace McCaffrey? Rookie tailback Chuba Hubbard will assume the lead duties in the backfield. Hubbard served as the team's No. 1 running back when he McCaffrey missed five games due to a hamstring injury earlier in the season.
Carolina Panthers star running back Christian McCaffrey is out for the rest of the 2021 season after suffering an ankle injury. The team announced Monday that McCaffrey will be placed on injured reserve, ending his season. CMC suffered the injury in Sunday's 33-10 blowout loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Coach Matt Rhule told reporters Wednesday that Cam Newton will get the start and quarterback the majority of the game but added that Sam Darnold would play at some point. Darnold opened the year as the starter but has been out since Week 9 after landing on IR due to a shoulder injury.
The Panthers traded up into the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft to select Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral on Friday in Las Vegas. Carolina picked Corral with the No. 94 overall selection, which they got from the Patriots in exchange for the 137th overall pick (fourth round) and a 2023 third-round selection.
Just after he signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers, his original NFL team, quarterback Cam Newton held a press conference.
The Panthers drafted Chuba Hubbard out of Oklahoma State with their third-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Hubbard has been the primary backup for McCaffrey this season and figures to pick up the slack if the star running back misses time.
Christian McCaffrey is officially out for the remainder of the 2021 NFL season. He suffered an ankle injury during the Carolina Panthers game against the Miami Dolphins in Week 12. Following the game, he was placed on injured reserve for the second time this season.
He was pushed from the church bell tower by Alison DiLaurentis after attempting to kill Spencer Hastings, although he survived the fall and later walked away. He was later found deceased with a suicide note.
In Season 3, the flash drive Spencer throws is found by Pastor Wilson and then destroyed by Hanna. In an interview with I. Marlene King, she confirmed that Ian did, in fact, commit suicide, for unknown reasons. Mona was the one who faked the suicide note.
During Season 9, Ian is sent to prison to serve a two-year sentence, where he is reunited with Mickey Milkovich and his character was temporarily retired from the series, making an appearance in the season finale before Fiona leaves. Ian returns in Season 10 with Mickey and both are eventually paroled.
Next up behind Mixon on the depth chart is Samaje Perine, who has totaled 442 yards from scrimmage and two scores working behind him this season.
However, the Panthers released him in 2020 after several injuries limited his production, leading him to sign with the Patriots. He spent one season with New England. In 2021, Newton returned to Carolina but went 0-5 in his five starts.
A former NFL pro-turned-analyst has called on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to retire following the 2021 season. Cam Newton will be watching from the sidelines initially when the Carolina Panthers travel to the New Orleans Saints in Week 17.
'' Newton, 32, didn't rule out being a backup wherever he plays in 2022. The 2015 NFL MVP says it's all about being with a team that can win. League sources told ESPN it's not 100% that Newton won't return to Carolina, which finished 5-12 this season.
'Strong chance' Sam Darnold is Carolina Panthers starting quarterback in 2022.
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