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McCaffrey hits ground running in 1st day back with Panthers

June 15th, 2017 at 3:58 PM
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รข?? The Panthers wasted no time throwing rookie running back Christian McCaffrey into the mix on his first day back at minicamp.

The team’s versatile first-round draft pick lined up at multiple positions on offense as the Panthers worked feverishly to get him up to speed. McCaffrey missed all of OTAs and the first two days of minicamp because of a rule that prevents incoming rookies from joining an NFL team until their college’s semester is complete.

So even though McCaffrey was no longer enrolled as a student at Stanford, he had to wait until the school’s final exams were completed on Wednesday before participating in minicamp.

“We are real excited about his abilities and what he can do and the things that he can help open up for his teammates,” Panthers coach Ron Rivera said. ” … He’s going to take a lot of pressure off people and probably the biggest thing is we’ve given our quarterback (Cam Newton) another weapon, another tool.”

Media aren’t allowed to discuss where McCaffrey lined up on offense or what …

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