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Panthers Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Carolina Panthers as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of June 15, 2024.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye

Carolina Panthers 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Las Vegas Raiders
2 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3 Away Los Angeles Chargers
4 Home Arizona Cardinals
5 Away Atlanta Falcons
6 Home Chicago Bears
7 Away New Orleans Saints
8 Home Atlanta Falcons
9 Away Kansas City Chiefs
10 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11 Home Detroit Lions
12 Away Minnesota Vikings
14 Home Denver Broncos
15 Away Green Bay Packers
16 Away Washington Redskins
17 Home New Orleans Saints

Carolina Panthers News

Christian McCaffrey, Christian McCaffrey Resets RB Market, Signs Two-Year Extension

Reigning Offensive Player of the Year and San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey has once again reset the running back market by signing a two-year contract extension on Tuesday that averages $19 million per year, according to sources. McCaffrey will receive an additional $8 million over what he was scheduled to make in the first two years while adding $24 million in guarantees. The 27-year-old's $19 million annual average makes him the league's highest-paid RB, for good reason. CMC finished third in the MVP voting in 2023 after going for 2,023 scrimmage yards with 21 touchdowns in 16 regular-season games. McCaffrey hasn't been immune to the injury bug in his career, but when he's healthy, he's a league-winner as the heartbeat of the Niners' offense. He should go first overall in most fantasy drafts this fall.

Christian McCaffrey player page.

June 4, 2024 2:02 PM EST


Christian McCaffrey, 49ers Not Worried About Christian McCaffrey's Absence

San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey has been absent for voluntary organized team activities this week, but head coach Kyle Shanahan said he wasn't worried bout McCaffrey given how hard he trains in the offseason. "It's like everyone else," Shanahan said. "It is voluntary, and I'm not too concerned about Christian." The 2023 NFL rushing champion was present for last year's sessions, but apparently he's taking more time to train on his own in his second offseason with the team. Fantasy managers considering taking CMC with the No. 1 overall pick in fantasy drafts this fall shouldn't be concerned at all after the do-it-all back had 272 carries for 1,459 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns while catching 67 passes for 564 yards and another seven scores in 16 regular-season starts in his first full season with the Niners.

Christian McCaffrey player page.

May 22, 2024 1:08 PM EST


Bryce Young, Bryce Young Impressing During Offseason Workouts

Carolina Panthers second-year quarterback Bryce Young, who looked lost in his rookie campaign in 2023, has impressed head coach Dave Canales at offseason workouts. Canales loves the way Young has picked up an offense that has helped Baker Mayfield, Russell Wilson and Geno Smith to career-best seasons. "He's doing fantastic with it," Canales said Monday after the first full day of voluntary workouts. "So, for us the formations are pretty vanilla so we can just teach the concept we want out of each route, the depth, the footwork we want." Young said having just Canales' voice in his ear has been "super important" after a rough rookie season in which he ranked 29th out of 30 QBs in total QBR (33.4). It will be hard for Young to be much worse in his sophomore season in 2024, and the Panthers also added some playmakers around him via the draft and trade market, but he'll still merely be a low-end QB2 with upside in fantasy leagues.

Bryce Young player page.

May 20, 2024 9:24 PM EST


Terrace Marshall Jr., Terrace Marshall Jr. Will Be Fighting For A Roster Spot

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. was already on shaky ground heading into the offseason before the team selected receiver Xavier Legette with the final pick in the first round of this year's NFL draft while also adding Diontae Johnson via a trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers. There's a reason the former second-round pick requested to be moved before last year's trade deadline. With the offseason additions, Marshall will likely be fighting to hang onto one of the final roster spots at the position in training camp this summer, especially if an undrafted free agent like Jalen Coker or Sam Pinckney sticks. Marshall, 23, had just 19 receptions for 139 yards and no touchdowns in Carolina's brutal offense a year ago and has just 64 catches for 767 yards and one touchdown in his three years in the NFL. He shouldn't be drafted in fantasy leagues this fall.

Terrace Marshall Jr. player page.

May 17, 2024 9:35 PM EST


Damiere Byrd, Commanders Signing Damiere Byrd

The Washington Commanders have signed free agent wide receiver Damiere Byrd following a workout, according to Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report. The veteran is entering his ninth season in the league, but he's never finished higher than the WR67 in fantasy football. He spent the last two years with the Atlanta Falcons but registered just two targets during one game in 2023. Byrd represents a low-risk signing for the Commanders, and he'll be tasked with competing for a roster spot while leaving his veteran impact on some of his younger teammates in Washington.

Damiere Byrd player page.

May 15, 2024 11:51 PM EST