Latest Christian McCaffrey News

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara scores a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The versatile Kamara, who is entering his fourth pro season out of Tennessee, gained 1,330 yards from scrimmage last season with five touchdowns rushing and one receiving. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Saints' Kamara focused on his health and team, not contract

Aug. 10, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara asserts that he is focused on his health and his team — and is trying not to think about the fact that he has one season left under contract. “My main focus this offseason was getting back healthy. I had a rocky year last year dealing with...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore (12) pulls in a touchdown catch against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. The Panthers want more out of third-year receiver D.J, Moore. Moore is coming off a solid season a year ago with 87 receptions for 1,175 receiving yards and four touchdowns, averaging 13.5 yards per catch. But the team feels he can be their No. 1 receiver.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Panthers looking for more out of top receiver D.J. Moore

Aug. 10, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers want more out of third-year receiver D.J. Moore. Moore is coming off a solid season a year ago with 87 receptions for 1,175 receiving yards and four touchdowns, averaging 13.5 yards per catch despite missing the last seven quarters of the season with a concussion. He was...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. Christian McCaffrey has been one of the most used - and most productive -- running backs in the league over the last few years. Now that he has a big contract, he doesn't expect a letdown in usage. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

McCaffrey: I should be No. 1 pick in Fantasy Football drafts

Aug. 6, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey has left no doubt as to who he thinks should be the No. 1 pick in this year’s fantasy football drafts. “I’d take myself, yeah,” the Panthers All-Pro running back said confidently Thursday before breaking into a wide smile. “I...

Titans sign rookie drafted to back up NFL's rushing leader

Jul. 22, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed their third-round draft pick, the running back expected to back up NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry. The Titans announced Darrynton Evans agreed to a multi-year deal Wednesday. His agency shared a photo of Evans signing his deal on social media. ...

Panthers turn to Rhule, Bridgewater as part of rebuild

Jul. 20, 2020 1:34 PM EDT

CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-11) CAMP SITE: Charlotte, North Carolina LAST YEAR: Panthers floundered following 5-3 start, costing head coach Ron Rivera his job. Carolina lost QB Cam Newton two games into 2019 season with foot issues. Backup Kyle Allen rallied Panthers for five wins in next six games before turnovers...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry speaks during a media availabiltiy after of an NFL divisional playoff football game, in Baltimore. The Titans face a deadline Wednesday afternoon, July 15, 2020, of reaching an extension with NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry or let him play this season under the franchise tag he signed in April. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Titans, Derrick Henry agree to contract before NFL deadline

Jul. 15, 2020 4:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have made sure that the NFL rushing leader is sticking around for a few more years. The Titans announced Wednesday they had agreed on a “multiyear extension” with Derrick Henry just before the NFL deadline for a long-term deal to avoid the running...

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Utah State quarterback Jordan Love works out at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Green Bay Packers have signed each of their two top draft picks now that they’ve agreed to terms with Love and Boston College running back A.J. Dillon, the team announced Wednesday, July 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Packers sign 1st-round pick Love, 2nd-round choice Dillon

Jul. 1, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers said Wednesday they have signed Utah State quarterback Jordan Love and Boston College running back A.J. Dillon, their top two draft picks. Green Bay gave the Miami Dolphins a fourth-round draft choice to move up four spots in the first round and take Love 26th...

McCaffrey, Thompson look to unite Charlotte through sports

Jun. 22, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey is partnering with linebacker Shaq Thompson in an effort to unite the Charlotte community through sports programs for underserved youth through the “22 Together” program. They say their goal is to use sports as a vehicle...

FILE - In this Oct. 24 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Minneapolis. The Vikings have centered their offense around running back Dalvin Cook and praised him at every turn, but now the bill has come due. Cook is holding out of team activities until he has a new contract. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, FIle)

Vikings, Cook present NFL's latest RB contract standoff

Jun. 18, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dalvin Cook logged off last week from virtual team activities with the Minnesota Vikings, no longer willing to participate until he has secured a new contract. Cook's situation is the latest standoff of sorts between an NFL team and a star running back, with the possibility of several...