Chuba Hubbard, RB (CAR)

Scores first NFL touchdown

Hubbard rushed 16 times for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 34-28 loss to Minnesota.

Hubbard finally hit pay dirt in his fourth start in place of the injured Christian McCaffrey (hamstring). The latter was just placed on IR this past week, assuring the rookie tailback at least two more starts following his solid outing Sunday. Hubbard will get a very favorable matchup in Week 7 when the Panthers take on the Giants' 28th-ranked rush defense (137.2 rushing yards allowed per game).

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Chuba Hubbard

Chuba Hubbard


In line for starting role

Hubbard is in line to serve as the Panthers' starting running back after Christian McCaffrey (ankle) was ruled out for the season Monday.

Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold


Evaluation coming after bye

Coach Matt Rhule said Monday that Darnold (shoulder) has resumed throwing "some" and will be further evaluated after the Panthers' Week 13 bye, David Newton of reports.