No participation at practice

McCaffrey (hamstring) was a officially a non-participant at practice Thursday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

McCaffrey wasn't on the field Thursday for the portion of the practice that was open to the media, and he apparently didn't fit in any work behind the scenes either. The lack of activity one day after he practiced on a limited basis is a discouraging sign for McCaffrey's chances of putting an end to a two-game absence Sunday against the Vikings, though the Panthers will wait and see what the running back can do at Friday's session before deciding on his status. On Wednesday, head coach Matt Rhule labeled McCaffrey as "50-50" for Sunday's contest, but the 25-year-old's odds may have taken a hit after his absence from practice. If McCaffrey misses another contest, rookie Chuba Hubbard would be in store for his third straight turn as Carolina's lead back.

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