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Tagged: Christian McCaffrey (72 Results)

Podcast: July 29 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff survey the first round of NFL opt-outs and size up the Browns, Panthers and others. Sponsored by FanDraft (use promo code INDEX20 at  more »


Fantasy News: RB Durability

Is there such a thing as a durable running back? Or is just such a physically demanding position that when you take one with an early pick (even a proven superstar) you’ve got to cross your fingers and hope for the best?  more »



Vikings RB Cook set to hold out

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK is holding out, skipping team-related activities until he receives a “reasonable” contract offer from the Vikings. Cook is entering the final year of his rookie contractMore that will pay him a base salary of $1.3 million this fall. Carolina signed CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY to a four-year, $64 million extension in April. Time will tell if Cook gets a new deal and if such a deal will be in the McCaffrey range. Less

Source: Pioneer Press


Washington rookie RB draws lofty comparison

Washington head coach Ron Rivera said recently that rookie running back ANTONIO GIBSON has similar traits to Carolina Panthers All-Pro running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY. Rivera would know, having coached McCaffrey for the past two seasons. Washington took Gibson in the third round of the recent NFL Draft.



Bengals preparing for Mixon holdout?

Cincinnati running back JOE MIXON has a year left on his four-year rookie contract and the Bengals are reportedly interested in signing him to a contract extension that would keep himMore with the team for the long term. However, if Mixon is looking for a deal in the range of the one that just made Carolina Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY the highest paid rusher in the NFL – things could get interesting. Less

Source: Team Blog


Panthers McCaffrey becomes highest paid RB in NFL

The Carolina Panthers will reportedly sign star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY to a four-year contract extension that will make him the highest-paid back in the NFL. The deal is believed toMore be worth $16 million a year, although your fantasy team can likely secure his services for less. Dallas running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT previously held the top spot, earning $14.5 million per season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Ian Allan: Can't-miss running backs

Let me try this again. I had an article posted comparing Christian McCaffrey to Ezekiel Elliott to great running backs of the past, and I accidentally deleted most of it when trying to make some edits.   more »



McCaffrey joins exclusive club

Carolina Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY completed an amazing 2019 season, reaching 1,000 receiving yards in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. With the accomplishment, McCaffrey joins an exclusive clubMore of players that have reached 1,000 rushing and receiving yards in a single season. Aside from McCaffrey, Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk are the only other players to accomplish the feat. Less

Source: Team Website

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term RB rankings

In some dynasty leagues, you’re allowed to adjust your roster right up until the end of the regular season. With that in mind, I’ll post my version of the top 100 running backs – not for 2019, but with the next few years in mind.  more »



McCaffrey lone bright spot for Panthers

The Carolina Panthers are having a disappointing season but running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY continues to set records and lead his fantasy owners. McCaffrey finished with 15 catches on Sunday, giving himMore 109 receptions on the season – breaking his own NFL record for most catches by a running back in an NFL season. McCaffrey is also the first NFL running back with multiple seasons of over 100 catches. Less

Source: Team Website

Factoid: Christian McCaffrey

Christian McCaffrey is piling up yards; he might even make a run in Week 17 at Chris Johnson’s single-season record for yards from scrimmage. But those yards haven’t resulted in the Panthers winning many games; they’re sitting at 5-10.  more »


Mailbag: December 19, 2019

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Will Carolina park Christian McCaffrey? Does it pay off to draft a quarterback early? Week 16 lineup questions. And more (not much more, but more). more »


Ask the Experts: Who will be the fantasy Super Bowl MVP?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: It's Championship Week in many fantasy leagues. Who will be the Fantasy Super Bowl MVP?  more »



McCaffrey tops 2000 yards for season

Carolina Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY topped 2,000 total yards for the 2019 season in Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. McCaffrey finished the day with 175 total yards to putMore his total at 2,121 yards for the season. McCaffrey also added 2 rushing touchdowns, giving him the most career multi-touchdown games in franchise history with 12. Less

Source: Team Website

Fantasy News: Short-yardage rushing

Christian McCaffrey is having a great year – an MVP-type season – but he’s been surprisingly bad in short-yardage and goal-line situations. The Panthers have been the worst team in the league (at least statistically in those situations).  more »


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