- Height / Weight
- 5'11" / 202 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- June 7, 1996 (22)
- 2nd Season
- 2017 / Rd. 1 / Pk. 8 (CAR)
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will look to continue his good form against the Detroit Lions. The Lions have shown themselves to be vulnerable to the run this season, giving up 21.6 points on average to the position. McCaffrey has been given the vast majority of the work in the backfield- that combined with his value in the passing game means that McCaffrey should have enough volume to be a great fantasy option this week.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey was extremely impressive in his matchup against the Steelers. McCaffrey was arguably the only Panthers player that had an impressive game, finishing with 77 yards and a touchdown rushing and also hauling in all five targets for 61 yards and two touchdowns. This game was on paper a tough matchup for the running back, but he was constantly able to find space on the field to put himself into, fully showcasing his dual-threat ability
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey continued his recent production on the ground against the Buccaneers in Week 9. McCaffrey finished the game with 79 rushing yards and two touchdowns on the ground, also adding a team-high 78 yards on five receptions in the air. McCaffrey has now scored rushing touchdowns in two consecutive games and has seen a general improvement in his rushing production, while still being very involved in the passing game, after struggling initially after his bye week.