In spite of the Carolina Panthers 7th-straight loss, there was one very good takeaway from yesterday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Christian McCaffrey has just broken the record for the most receptions by a running back in a season, which was previously held by Matt Forte;
🚨 RECORD ALERT 🚨
Christian McCaffrey just broke the NFL single-season record for most receptions by a running back (103 and counting).
Matt Forte previously held the record with 102 in 2014 with the Bears.@Panthers
— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) December 23, 2018
He also became the 3rd running back in NFL history to surpass 1,000 yards in both rushing and passing in 1 season in yesterday’s game;
Christian McCaffrey becomes the third RB in NFL history with 100 receptions and 1,000 rushing yards in same season#KeepPounding pic.twitter.com/7Fm6gbMZIJ
— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 23, 2018
With one more game to play in the season, our second-season star RB has the chance to haul in even more receptions and lock down these records for years to come.