Christian McCaffrey’s Injury History

Last Modified Jun 5, 2024 08:39 GMT

The Carolina Panthers of the National Football League drafted Christian McCaffrey as the eighth overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft. After 5 years with the Panthers, McCaffrey was then traded to the San Francisco 49ers where he has excelled in both his running and receiving game.


There are so many accolades that he won that it’s difficult to count but here are some of them; 3× First-team All-Pro (2019 - two for running back and flex position, 2023), Second-team All-Pro (2018), 3× Pro Bowl (2019, 2022, 2023), Paul Hornung, Award (2015), Jet Award (2015), AP College Football Player of the Year (2015), Pac-12, Offensive Player of the Year (2015), Consensus All-American (2015),2× First-team All-Pac-12 (2015, 2016)


McCaffrey is considered one of the best RBs (Running back) in the modern game. Christian McCaffrey is certainly looking forward to winning a championship in the upcoming years.


Christian McCaffrey's Injury History
Christian McCaffrey - San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals


What is Christian McCaffrey's injury history?

Christian McCaffrey Injury History in the NFL started in the 2020 NFL season. Prior to that, McCaffrey had three completely healthy seasons with the Carolina Panthers. Here is a look at his injury history in the NFL.


Sep 20, 2020: Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3. McCaffrey suffered a right high-ankle sprain during Week 2's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and missed six games.


Nov 8, 2020: Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain. He missed 4 games due to the injury and it happened during a game that they lost against the Kansas City Chiefs.


Dec 9, 2020: Thigh Glute Strain: Before the Week 14 game, McCaffrey's thigh became tighter. That injury caused him to miss four games.


Sep 23, 2021: Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2: In the Panthers' victory over the Houston Texans in Week 3, McCaffrey hurt his hamstring. He was out for five games.


Nov 28, 2021: Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2: In the Miami Dolphins' defeat in Week 12, McCaffrey rolled his left ankle. He was declared out for the rest of the season and put on injured reserve on Monday.


Oct 15, 2023: Chest Rib Sprain/Pull Unspecified: This injury forced McCaffrey to leave the week 6 game against the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter.


Dec 31, 2023: Leg Calf Strain: McCaffrey suffered a strained calf in Week 17 vs. the Washington Commanders.





FAQs

A. Christian McCaffrey is an American professional football player who currently plays as a running back for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL).

A. Christian McCaffrey was born on June 7, 1996.

A. McCaffrey played college football at Stanford University.

A. McCaffrey had a highly successful college career at Stanford. In 2015, he set the NCAA record for all-purpose yards in a season with 3,864 yards, and he finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting that year.

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