By Scott Whitfield, Panthers Correspondent, Tue, Aug 12th 10:42am EDT
Coach Ron Rivera said on Monday that “we took a few shots at him. He took a few bumps, hit the ground a couple of times but he popped up and kept going. That’s good.” Jonathan Stewart said “my run motion coming out the gate, making cuts, all that stuff, is as fluid as I’ve been in a while, which is good,” and that “I don’t have to second-guess anything.” This morning (Tuesday) the Carolina Panthers twitter feed noted that he’s ‘running great in practice’ and ‘looks fast as ever.’ (Source: Charlotte Observer
Fantasy Impact: Stewart returned to his first training camp action on Sunday and has practiced three consecutive days without rest or a setback. If this progress continues, he’s expected to see his first game action this Sunday night. When healthy Jonathan Stewart is the best of the three Carolina running backs and does offer some upside in PPR formats. Stewart even participated in goal line drills yesterday. He’s worthy of a late round flier.
By Scott Whitfield, Panthers Correspondent, Thu, Jul 24th 1:32pm EDT
Panthers GM Dave Gettleman said Jonathan Stewart will likely be out 1-2 weeks recovering from a hamstring injury. Steve Reed went on to say in subsequent tweets that Rivera said it wasn’t as serious as hamstrings can be and that he’ll participate in some walkthroughs. (Source: Steve Reed on Twitter
Fantasy Impact: Jonathan Stewart was recovering from offseason ankle surgery and like many injury recoveries, that has lead to an injury in a support area of the body. When healthy, Stewart is a quality RB3 or Flex and even a strong RB2 when getting the bulk of the carries. He is a veteran and knows the system, but a return for week 3 of the preseason would give fantasy owners a better idea of his health heading into the regular season.
EDSFootball | Aug 10th
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart missed the past two weeks of training camp as he dealt with a hamstring injury, but Stewart is back on the practice field, per Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer.
Over the past two seasons, Stewart has missed a total of 17 games.
In the 15 games he has played over the past two seasons, Stewart has gained 516 yards on 141 carries — 3.61 yar...
EDSFootball | Jul 24th
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart pulled his hamstring recently, but the team will leave him on the active roster.
Coach Ron Rivera said the injury does not sound serious and that Stewart will even participate in some walkthroughs. Meanwhile, GM Dave Gettleman said Stewart will likely be out one to two weeks.
Over the past two seasons, Stewart has missed 17 games while accumulating only ...