5 can’t miss Carolina Panthers players at 2021 training camp

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Christian McCaffrey – Carolina Panthers RB

I mean, this one is a no-brainer.

Entering Year 2 of his record four-year deal, the 2021 season will be a pivotal one for Christian McCaffrey. After an injury-riddled campaign last time out that limited him to three games, the All-Pro will be looking to prove why is he still the best running back in the league.

Even after a lost year, McCaffrey is the hands-down face of the franchise and as mentioned many times this offseason, the Panthers go as far as the former first-round pick takes them.

That means when training camp starts, the biggest attraction will be CMC.

And it’s not even close.

He might not be the most outspoken player on the team or among other NFL stars. But his athleticism, speed and versatility make him one of the most intriguing players in the league.

McCaffrey has been in the spotlight much more recently as he’s joined national shows for interviews, winning an Emmy, playing piano at a local concert, and being seen on his model girlfriend, Olivia Culpo’s social media accounts.

Add the public visibility with the amazing skill he has, fans will be flocking towards McCaffrey all of camp. Let’s just hope he remains healthy throughout the season.