Fantasy Impact of Jonathan Stewart’s Injury on DeAngelo Williams, Kenjon Barner

August 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Carolina Panthers fans and fantasy football owners everywhere have to be devastated by the news that the team placed running back Jonathan Stewart on the PUP list. As a result, Stewart will miss at least the first six weeks of the regular season, as Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports:
Fortunately, as the team's official Twitter account points out, Carolina has a bye in Week 4, so the best-case scenario is that Stewart only misses the first five games of the season:
This setback in Stewart's recovery will force the Panthers to lean more heavily on the duo of DeAngelo Williams and Kenjon Barner, as well as bruising fullback Mike Tolbert.
With plenty of mouths to feed in the rushing attack—including a mobile quarterback in Cam Newton—the fantasy impact and the breakdown of how much each player will tote the rock is the talk of the football world.
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