The Carolina running back had to leave the field of play thanks to a hamstring problem early in the second period of visit in Houston
The Carolina panthers they quickly ran out of their best offensive player early in the second period, when the running back Christian mccaffrey abandoned the duel against the Houston Texans who opened Week 3 with an injury.
McCaffrey He was carrying the ball to the right side when he suddenly jumped a little. After being knocked off the field of play, McCaffrey He went to his own bench asking to be replaced, and went to the medical store.
Injury to McCaffrey It was in the hamstring. The Panthers they ruled out the return of the runner soon after. McCaffrey he did not require assistance to leave the field of play.
In little more than a period of action, McCaffrey he ran the ball seven times for 31 yards, and caught two passes for another nine. For the season, the fifth-year veteran entered the meeting with 45 carries for 170 yards with a touchdown, and 14 catches for 154 yards.
According to data from ESPN Stats & Information, McCaffrey He had 59 touches in the season before tonight’s game, the most after two games in franchise history.
McCaffrey He is coming off a tough season with injuries in 2020, playing in just three games after not missing a single game in his previous three seasons.
Without McCaffrey on the playing field, Carolina stayed with the rookie Chuba Hubbard as its main broker. The Panthers They came into the game with a perfect 2-0 record.