Christian McCaffrey has received 'the right amount of hype' in Panthers camp

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

SPARTANBURG, S.C.-- Christian McCaffrey lined up in the backfield.


McCaffrey lined up wide right.


McCaffrey lined up in the slot left.


The Carolina Panthers' first-round pick lined up in different positions on three consecutive plays during a team drill Saturday, and each time quarterback Derek Anderson found him for a completion.

No wonder backup running back Cameron Artis-Payne laughed when asked if the former Stanford star has gotten too much hype during training camp.

What?" Artis-Payne said. Thats a funny question. Hes a great player. The stuff hes done has been very exceptional action. If you see him in the open field, every time hes lined up one-on-one, we know hes going to win.

So hes got the right amount of hype."

Offensive coordinator Mike Shula has added a lot of wrinkles to the offense since last season, but as Artis-Payne noted, nothing has been for him, Jonathan Stewart or Fozzy Whittaker.

Weve got some stuff in for Christian," he said.

A lot of stuff.


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