Latest Christian McCaffrey News

Rhule: Panthers will 'look at everything' at quarterback

Jan. 10, 2022 19:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Having survived Black Monday, embattled coach Matt Rhule turned his attention to a number of issues facing the Carolina Panthers moving forward. Such as how to fix the quarterback situation, hiring the right offensive coordinator, and upgrading a porous...

Tepper, Panthers a long way off from sustained success

Jan. 03, 2022 16:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper has repeatedly said that “long-term mediocrity” is not acceptable for his NFL franchise. But right now mediocrity doesn’t sound all that bad for the Panthers. Since Tepper purchased the franchise from...

Panthers' QB change provides only a brief spark, not a win

Jan. 02, 2022 22:08 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Starting Sam Darnold in place of Cam Newton at quarterback provided only a brief spark for Carolina before the flailing Panthers reverted to form. Darnold completed his first nine passes for the first time in his career while leading scoring drives on his first...

Analysis: Where will the coaching carousel land this time?

Dec. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EST

Just like the Super Bowl, the draft, and the Jets missing the playoffs, there is another ritual in every NFL season. The coaching carousel. It's spinning already with two openings, in Las Vegas and Jacksonville, forced by the departures of two disgraced coaches, Jon...

Lawrence, McCaffrey, Jones headline 2021 All-Absent Team

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

Every year, players in every NFL city fail to meet expectations. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and other times it’s simply poor performance. They ruin fantasy teams and real teams alike. Often the biggest names become the biggest busts. Some are even repeat...

These players won (and lost) sports bettors the most in 2021

Dec. 29, 2021 05:37 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans and Rams wideout Cooper Kupp have not only been money on the football field this year, they've made lots of money for people who bet on them. Los Angeles Angels pitcher/slugger Shohei...

Bills adopt sense of urgency in preparing to host Panthers

Dec. 17, 2021 11:55 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Dion Dawkins interjected before the question regarding the Bills’ two-month stretch of inconsistencies could be completed. Well aware of the team’s Jekyll-and-Hyde nature in losing five of its past eight in a slide that has dropped Buffalo from leading...

Panthers' Darnold designated to return from IR, practices

Dec. 15, 2021 15:45 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation took another turn on Wednesday as Sam Darnold was back at practice earlier than expected after being designated to return from injured reserve. Darnold went on injured reserve Nov. 10 with a shoulder injury. ...

Rams' Beckham headlines COVID-19 list as NFL outbreak widens

Dec. 14, 2021 18:50 PM EST

Los Angeles Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was added to the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday as the NFL reported 28 more positive tests among players in the league's worst two-day outbreak since the pandemic started. There were 37 positive tests among players Monday, and the Kansas...

Analysis: 7 teams who have let fans down bigtime in 2021

Dec. 10, 2021 15:41 PM EST

A year ago, the Seahawks and Steelers were heading toward the playoffs. So were the Saints, Browns and Bears. Now? Well, even if any of them stumbles into the postseason, the likelihood of doing any damage there is slim. Those five teams have been particular...