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Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart Out a Week or Two

The Carolina Panthers will be without RB Jonathan Stewart (hamstring) for at least week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings.  This is a huge blow, but Fozzy Whittaker had a career day filling in week 2 against the San Francisco 49ers and worth waiver wire priority to J-Stew owners.  If you feel that you have a better option on your bench, go that route.  Whittaker gained 100 yards on 16 carries, adding 31 yards on 3 receptions.

The Panthers host the Vikings in week 3.  Minnesota's defense stuffed DeMarco Murray, Derrick Henry and Marcus Mariota in week 1 (64 yards on 22 carries) and limited Eddie Lacy to 50 yards on 12 carries.  James Starks gained 3 yards on 7 attempts on Sunday Night Football.

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