Although Christian McCaffrey He has only played 10 games between the 2021 and 2022 campaigns due to knee and ankle injuries, the Stanford alum is still viewed as one of the most versatile RBs in the NFL and is already wanted by multiple clubs.
As reported by Jonathan Jones, of cbssports, the Panthers have received multiple calls to know the club’s claims regarding a possible transfer of McCaffrey.
The insider added that even though C-Mac is not on the trading block, Carolina would seek a first-round pick and an additional piece of compensation to part with the 25-year-old running back.
The expectations of the Panthers are high when considering that in 2021 suffered a ligament rupture in the third game of the campaign and he only had 225 yards and five touchdowns. In the season just ended, he saw activity in seven games and he totaled 442 yards and a touchdown.
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For teams that are interested in acquiring McCaffrey, must take into account that the four-year, $64 million pact it is the highest for a RB in NFL history.
In addition to the average of 16 million annually, the pact has a premature termination clause in 2023 and for the 2022 campaign, the agreement has an impact of 14.3 million dollars in the salary cap (if cut, his agreement has an impact of 26.6 million dollars).