Christian McCaffrey is pushing 49ers to let him play on Sunday
Christian McCaffrey desperately desires to play his first sport with the 49ers on Sunday.
Christian McCaffrey was traded from the Carolina Panthers to the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night time.
The turnaround for such a commerce is basically tight. He didn’t get to California till Friday morning, and he was launched right into observing practice after getting equipped with his locker and gear, in line with Nick Wagoner. He solely has Friday and Saturday to get to know the playbook, in addition to his teammates, earlier than Sunday’s sport.
It doesn’t sound like a turnaround he can make, however he’s going to do his greatest to push the group to let him play.
Niners GM John Lynch informed Wagoner that McCaffrey desires to play:
“It’s not but clear whether or not McCaffrey will play Sunday in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, however he’s already lobbying to be energetic, in line with Lynch. McCaffrey stated the choice will probably be as much as the group on whether or not he performs, with Shanahan including that McCaffrey’s standing has extra to do with whether or not he can rapidly study sufficient of the playbook to contribute and nothing to do with how he’s feeling bodily.”
Christian McCaffrey nonetheless has a shot at taking part in on Sunday
In opposition to the percentages, McCaffrey is pushing to play on Sunday. And if he can take in sufficient of the playbook at the moment, he simply may have the ability to persuade the group to let him go at it.
The Week 7 matchup for San Fran is at dwelling in opposition to the Chiefs. Kansas Metropolis is clearly a frightening opponent, so having as a lot expertise on the sphere as doable is clearly the purpose. However you need that expertise to be aware of the playbook to allow them to execute the technique.
KC additionally has a fairly staunch run protection, and so having CMC in there to counter that would get the Niners nearer to a win.
Since he’s so near taking part in Week 7, we are able to assume that if he’s not able to go this week, he’ll debut subsequent week for the Niners in Los Angeles in opposition to the Rams. That’s an essential sport with how shut the standings are within the NFC West. As of Saturday, each group within the division has three wins.