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Christian McCaffrey in walking boot after Week 12 loss to Dolphins

Christian McCaffrey suffered an ankle injury in Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season. Here are the latest updates.

Christian McCaffrey #22 of the Carolina Panthers looks on during pregame warm-ups before the game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images

UPDATE: McCaffrey didn’t return in the second half with his ankle injury and was wearing a walking boot after the game, per Omar Kelly. McCaffrey did play through the injury at times after the initial trouble. It would appear that he’s not set for a long absence at this time.

UPDATE: McCaffrey has been in and out of the game, but is out at the moment and is considered questionable.

UPDATE: McCaffrey did return to the field. We’ll see if he is a full go moving forward.

Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey rolled his ankle in the first half, per Jen Hale. and Chuba Hubbard got the first touch in the second half. But, the team says there is no injury to report.