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Running Back, Carolina Panthers

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Draft: 2008 Round 1 (13)
College: Oregon
Ht: 5’10”  Wt: 235 DOB: 1987-03-21 Age: 30
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#26 5 8.08

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2008 CAR 16 183 835 4.6 10 17 8 47 5.9 0 148.2 9.3
2009 CAR 16 221 1,133 5.1 10 26 18 139 7.7 1 193.2 12.1
2010 CAR 14 178 770 4.3 2 14 8 103 12.9 1 105.3 7.5
2011 CAR 16 142 761 5.4 4 61 47 413 8.8 1 147.4 9.2
2012 CAR 9 93 336 3.6 1 23 17 157 9.2 1 61.3 6.8
2013 CAR 6 48 180 3.8 0 7 7 44 6.3 0 22.4 3.7
2014 CAR 13 176 812 4.6 3 31 25 181 7.2 1 123.3 9.5
2015 CAR 13 242 989 4.1 6 21 16 99 6.2 1 150.8 11.6
2016 CAR 13 218 824 3.8 9 21 8 60 7.5 0 142.4 11.0
2017 CAR 3 45 162 3.6 0 5 3 21 7.0 1 24.3 8.1
2017 (Projected) CAR   194 775 4.0 6   10 72 7.2 1 126.7  

2017 Outlook
Depth Chart
At this point in his career Jonathan Stewart has proven to be a solid fantasy contributor when on the field. Unfortunately, fantasy owners are not too likely to get him on the field for the entire fantasy season since he hasn't played a full slate of games since 2011. Yet he still helps fantasy owners because he still gets enough touches and goal line carries to provide low end RB2 results when he does stay on the field. The Panthers did their best to hide the diminishing skills of their lead back by cutting back his touches in 2016. After averaging 18.6 carries per game in 2015, that number decreased to 16.8 a year ago. Roughly 46 percent of his total fantasy points scored last season occurred in three great games. That doesn't mean he isn't good enough to start in most leagues, but it does bring some "boom or bust" risk to his fantasy value. The Panthers also added Christian McCaffrey via the draft to help shoulder the workload this year leaving potential Jonathan Stewart owners to ponder just how effective he can be this year. There isn't enough upside to draft him as a RB2 but his track record working in this offense offers plenty of value as a RB3 if he slips in drafts.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Jonathan Stewart
RB2RB2 Christian McCaffrey
RB3RB3 Fozzy Whittaker
RB4RB4 Cameron Artis-Payne
RB5RB5 Alex Armah
Panthers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Carolina to ride "hot hand"?
HC: Game flow to determine playing time
By: Doug Orth | Thu Sep 21, 8:15 pm

Carolina Panthers
HC Ron Rivera said balance with playing time between Christian McCaffrey and Jonathan Stewart is "about the flow of the game" and who is doing well. (Associated Press)

FFToday's Take: It's unclear what exactly prompted Rivera to make this statement. McCaffrey and Stewart are two very different backs who complement each other well, which is pretty much how they have been used to this point. The Panthers would be silly to wear out an injury-prone back like Stewart or put too much on McCaffrey's plate when Stewart is around to be the hammer for this offense. Both players have a enticing matchup in Week 3 against New Orleans.


McCaffrey a "special player"
Jonathan Stewart calls rookie "pretty unstoppable" in passing game
By: Doug Orth | Mon Jul 31, 8:55 pm

Carolina Panthers
Before RB Christian McCaffrey has played his first exhibition game, the rookie continues to draw rave reviews from his teammates. The latest to praise McCaffrey was veteran RB Jonathan Stewart, who made a bold prediction regarding McCaffrey. “He’s pretty unstoppable as far as coming out of the backfield running routes. I can tell you now there’s not going to be anybody in this league that can cover him 1-on-1. ... He’s a special player. Coach (Mike) Shula has definitely found some pretty good ways to put him in positions to win,” Stewart said. (The Charlotte Observer)

FFToday's Take: If the Panthers get their way, the updated version of "Double Trouble" will be even more dynamic than the first. The challenge for Carolina will be remembering McCaffrey is a special runner as well and making sure he gets at least 10 carries per game in addition to four or five receptions while Stewart is healthy. The sky is the limit for McCaffrey, who could set the league on fire if/when Stewart succumbs to injury again.


Carolina has big plans for Christian McCaffrey
Rookie RB getting "peppered" with short passes
By: Doug Orth | Thu Jul 27, 7:05 pm

Carolina Panthers
Rookie report of camp: Nothing great from first-round pick Christian McCaffrey, but it is obvious from the number of short passes and screens being thrown in the running back's direction there are big plans for him. The crowd loves him, too. He can make a simple move and there are oohs and ahs from fans on the hill overlooking the practice field at Wofford College. Defenders can't love McCaffrey, though. He's so fast on his cuts that it leaves them grasping for air. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: It's becoming obvious with all the talk about McCaffrey being a fixture in the short passing game that the first play of the season will be a short dump-off/screen he takes 60 yards for a score. All kidding aside, the Panthers are pounding the short-passing narrative pretty hard. While he will likely play second fiddle to Jonathan Stewart as a rusher this season, the rookie has about a 50-60 catch floor in Carolina's new Cam Newton-friendly offense.


Jonathan Stewart's role not changing
Veteran 30-year-old still expected to see bulk of the carries
By: Doug Orth | Thu Jul 6, 5:00 pm

Carolina Panthers
Christian McCaffrey brings so much to the table. He’s got terrific instincts to run between the tackles, can produce big plays in the screen game, has experience operating out of the wildcat and can even line up at wide receiver spots with his polished route-running and natural pass-catching ability. Everyone from HC Ron Rivera to RB coach Jim Skipper has insisted that Jonathan Stewart’s role will not change. And Stewart himself has made it clear he’s not at all concerned. The punishing 240-pound runner will continue to see the bulk of the carries. (Panthers.com)

FFToday's Take: Stewart has become an insane value pick in the ninth (standard) and 10th (PPR) rounds, largely because early drafters seem to believe McCaffrey will be the clear starter right away and do-it-all back for Carolina. While McCaffrey is the future and the centerpiece of the Panthers' new offense, Stewart isn't going to go away after signing an extension in March. Owners should be thrilled to land him as an RB4 as a player capable of 200 carries yet again and 8-10 touchdowns.



2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at SF W 23-3 18 65 3.6 0 2 2 17 8.5 1 14.2
2 BUF W 9-3 15 40 2.7 0 1 0 0 - 0 4.0
3 NO L 13-34 12 57 4.8 0 2 1 4 4.0 0 6.1

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at DEN L 20-21 15 64 4.3 0 1 0 0 - 0 6.4
2 SF W 46-27 5 9 1.8 0 2 2 7 3.5 0 1.6
6 at NO L 38-41 19 85 4.5 2 1 0 0 - 0 20.5
8 ARI W 30-20 25 95 3.8 2 2 1 25 25.0 0 24.0
9 at LAR W 13-10 15 42 2.8 0 0 0 0 - 0 4.2
10 KC L 17-20 13 39 3.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 3.9
11 NO W 23-20 18 31 1.7 1 4 1 8 8.0 0 9.9
12 at OAK L 32-35 17 96 5.6 2 1 0 0 - 0 21.6
13 at SEA L 7-40 11 50 4.5 0 1 1 3 3.0 0 5.3
14 SD W 28-16 24 66 2.8 1 2 0 0 - 0 12.6
15 at WAS W 26-15 25 132 5.3 0 2 1 8 8.0 0 14.0
16 ATL L 16-33 11 50 4.5 0 2 1 2 2.0 0 5.2
17 at TB L 16-17 20 65 3.3 1 2 1 7 7.0 0 13.2

2015 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at JAC W 20-9 18 56 3.1 0 4 4 25 6.3 0 8.1
2 HOU W 24-17 17 62 3.6 0 1 1 -3 -3.0 0 5.9
3 NO W 27-22 14 52 3.7 0 1 0 0 - 0 5.2
4 at TB W 37-23 10 50 5.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 5.0
6 at SEA W 27-23 20 78 3.9 2 1 1 8 8.0 0 20.6
7 PHI W 27-16 24 125 5.2 0 1 0 0 - 0 12.5
8 IND W 29-26 24 82 3.4 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 14.3
9 GB W 37-29 20 66 3.3 0 2 1 2 2.0 0 6.8
10 at TEN W 27-10 22 91 4.1 1 0 0 0 - 0 15.1
11 WAS W 44-16 21 102 4.9 0 1 1 12 12.0 1 17.4
12 at DAL W 33-14 21 68 3.2 0 4 3 9 3.0 0 7.7
13 at NO W 41-38 21 82 3.9 1 3 3 31 10.3 0 17.3
14 ATL W 38-0 10 75 7.5 1 1 1 14 14.0 0 14.9
DP SEA W 31-24 19 106 5.6 2 1 1 5 5.0 0 23.1
CC ARI W 49-15 19 83 4.4 0 2 2 5 2.5 0 8.8
SB DEN L 10-24 12 29 2.4 1 2 1 -1 -1.0 0 8.8
DP = Divisional Playoff CC = Conference Championship SB = Super Bowl

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