Carolina head coach Matt Rhule admitted that it is still premature to know if he will have the star running back this Sunday against Philadelphia.
CHARLOTTE – The Runner of the Carolina Panthers, Christian McCaffrey, returned to training on a limited basis Wednesday after missing a 36-28 loss to the Dallas cowboys from a hamstring injury.
The head coach Matt rhule commented that McCaffrey had a “good practice”, but pointed out that it is still too early to know if the player will be fully recovered to play Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
“Christian was limited today and I don’t know what that means in terms of where it will be on Sunday, “he said. Rhule. “That is something that will probably be decided until the time of the game and we will make the best decision for him and the team going forward.”
The Panthers are 3-0 this season when McCaffrey play.
The last thing Panthers want to do is hasten the return of their most versatile offensive player, but the quarterback Sam darnold He said that decision will ultimately be made by the star runner himself.
“It is hard for him because he is competitive and wants to go out and play,” he said. Darnold. “At the same time, it is early in the season. But if you feel like you can play, you will make a thoughtful decision. He’s very clever and very clever in that regard. “
McCaffrey he missed 13 games last season due to injuries.
The Panthers they will not have the starting linebacker on Sunday Shaq thompson, one of the main members of the defense. Thompson suffered a foot injury in the duel against Dallas. Rhule said there is a possibility that Thompson come back for next week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Meanwhile, the starting left tackle Cam erving He did not train due to a neck injury and his status for this week remains up in the air. The noob Brady christensen or Trent scott would be headlines on Sunday if Erving can’t play, he commented Rhule.