Rhule's comments line up with a report Monday from Adam Schefter of ESPN, who said McCaffrey was "unlikely" to play this weekend. The star running back returned to practice Wednesday as a limited participant, so he at least is tentatively on track to return after the Panthers' Week 13 bye.
Panthers' Christian McCaffrey: Remains unlikely to play
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