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HOUSTON– running back left Thursday evening’s video game versus the with a stretched hamstring, and Carolina later on lost first-round pick to a broken foot.The injuries,
validated by coach Matt Rhule, soured an evening that saw the Panthers defeated the Texans 24-9 to relocate to 3-0 for just the fifth time in team history.Rhule said the group doesn’t recognize the extent of McCaffrey’s injury. The celebrity running back will certainly go through added tests.He was injured making a go to the left on first-and-10 from the Texans’14-yard line in the second quarter. He did what appeared to be a stutter action to stay clear of the protector and also went quickly to the sideline after a 2-yard gain.McCaffrey remained in the sideline clinical outdoor tents for 22 mins prior to arising and also heading
to the storage locker space. He strolled under his own power with a minor limp.McCaffrey was replaced by, a 2021 fourth-round select of Oklahoma State. Hubbard completed with 52 lawns on 11 lugs
, while adding 3 catches for 27 yards.Early in the 3rd quarter, the Panthers additionally lost Horn, the No. 8 general choice, after he experienced a non-contact injury to his ideal foot.
Horn was taken to the locker room on a golf cart as well as was later on ruled out for the game.There was no immediate word on how much time he’ll be sidelined.Horn, the son of previous NFL vast receiver Joe Horn, was put immediately into the starting schedule and also played a big
function in Carolina ending up being the league’s top-ranked defense after two games.McCaffrey, that in 2019 became the third gamer in NFL history to have 1,000 lawns rushing as well as obtaining in the same season, went into the video game as the NFL’s leader in yards from skirmish with 324 yards.He missed out on 13 games last period with several injuries, including a high ankle joint sprain experienced in Week 2. He returned this period looking stronger than ever.He left late in the 3rd quarter of last week’s win against the to get a number of IV bags for what he called”onset cramps.” He stated earlier this week he was good go to.