NFL Week Five early inactives: Christian McCaffrey out again this week
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The Panthers will be without running back Christian McCaffrey again this weekend. There was some hope that McCaffrey might be able to return after missing Week Four when he joined the team at practice on Wednesday and continued to work throughout the week, but the Panthers threw some cold water on those feelings when they listed him as doubtful on Friday.
Carolina officially ruled McCaffrey out on Sunday morning, which means they’ll be relying on Chuba Hubbard and Royce Freeman out of the backfield as they try to bounce back from their first loss of the season.
The evidence is hiding in plain sight. The question is whether Lions coach Dan Campbell will actually pull the trigger. On Sunday, Campbell called out Jared Goff by name, publicly. On Monday, Campbell said he’s “going to shake things up here a little bit.” On Tuesday, it’s possible that the shakeup will encompass the quarterback position. [more]
Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski do their best to guide you through waiver wire pickups and drops that might help your fantasy football team get through the Week 7 byes for the Bills, Cowboys, Vikings, Chargers, Steelers and Jaguars. Yikes!
The Browns didn’t practice on Monday and a look at their estimated injury report for shows that they would have had a tough time getting enough bodies on the field to make a workout worthwhile. Twenty Browns are listed on the report and ten of them would not have practiced ahead of Thursday’s game against [more]
The Raiders are adding a veteran cornerback to the roster. Agent Doug Hendrickson announced that his client Desmond Trufant has signed with Las Vegas. Trufant signed with the Saints in September after being cut by the Bears out of training camp. He had three tackles and a pass defensed in two games before being released [more]