• Tue. Sep 26th, 2023

Christian McCaffrey remains unfazed by heavy workload


Sep 20, 2023
Christian McCaffrey remains unfazed by heavy workload

Christian McCaffrey played all 57 snaps in Sunday’s game and 58 out of 68 snaps in the season opener. On the other hand, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan acknowledged that he demands to strengthen the operating back rotation. In Week 1, backup operating back Elijah Mitchell had ten snaps, but he did not have any in Week two.

In spite of the workload, McCaffrey is not concerned about becoming overworked. He believes that the quantity of snaps he plays depends on how the game is going. In the earlier game, there had been numerous breaks, which resulted in him playing a lot more snaps. McCaffrey also acknowledged that there will be games exactly where Mitchell will have consecutive carries on many drives if he is performing nicely.

McCaffrey has played all offensive snaps for his group 15 instances in his profession, which is a exceptional feat. Only ten instances in the course of the exact same period have other operating backs played each play. The final time McCaffrey played one hundred % of the snaps was in Week 15 of the 2019 season when he was nonetheless with the Panthers. On top of that, McCaffrey presently leads the NFL in rushing yards with 268, 88 yards ahead of the closest competitor.