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 | 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 ...