Carson is expected to handle a bulk of the workload going forward with Rashaad Penny ruled out for the season with a torn ACL, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Carson spent the first 10 games this year as the clear bell cow, rushing at least 15 times in each contest and totaling 1,044 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns. Rashaad Penny turned the backfield into a timeshare with a commanding Week 12 performance, though, and the duo split reps during the following game against the Vikings. However, Penny left this past Sunday's 28-12 loss to the Rams with a knee injury on the first drive, and Carson finished with 91 yards on 15 carries. With Penny out of the picture going forward, Carson is poised to be unequivocal No. 1 running back again while C.J. Prosise and rookie Travis Homer rotate in as change-of-pace options. Carson has a favorable Week 15 matchup against the Panthers, who have yielded 139.2 rushing yards per game -- the fourth-most in the league. Dec 09 5:18 pm (EST)
- Carson rushed 15 times for 76 yards and caught three of four targets for 15 yards in Sunday's 28-12 loss to the Rams.
- Carson rushed 23 times for 102 yards and a touchdown in Monday's 37-30 win over the Vikings. He also caught one of two targets for seven yards.
- Carson rushed eight times for 26 yards and caught all four targets for 31 yards in Sunday's 17-9 win over the Eagles. All Chris Carson News
2019 PRESEASON RANKINGS
2019 SEASON STATS
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|Dec 08||L 28 - 12||@ LA||15||76||0||3||15||0|
|Dec 02||W 37 - 30||MIN||23||102||1||1||7||0|
|Nov 24||W 17 - 9||@ PHI||8||26||0||4||31||0|
|Nov 11||T 24 - 24||@ SF||25||89||1||3||12||0|
|Nov 03||T 0 - 0||TB||16||105||0||2||28||0|
|Oct 27||W 27 - 20||@ ATL||20||90||1||0||0||0|
|Oct 20||L 30 - 16||BAL||21||65||0||3||9||0|
|Oct 13||W 32 - 28||@ CLE||24||124||1||4||35||0|
|Oct 03||W 30 - 29||LA||27||118||0||1||5||1|
|Sep 29||W 27 - 10||@ ARI||22||104||0||4||41||0|