Christian McCaffrey has been one of the most dominant running backs recently in the NFL, but injuries have not played in his favor. Now, another problem has appeared and it is uncertain if he could be healthy for Week 4 of the 2022 season.

Panthers have relied in Christian McCaffrey's habilities lately to carry the offense. This extra workload has impacted in his health and the running back has had some big issues to stay healthy in the last seasons.

Since the 2020 season, McCaffrey has missed 18 games due to injuries. In 2021, he had a pedal ankle sprain grade 2 in Week 12 that ruled him out for the rest of the campaign. Now, a new problem has emerged and every Panthers' fan is worried about the RB1.

Christian McCaffrey's injury status: What does he has and how long will he be out?

In the beginning of the 2022 NFL season, there were some doubts surrounding Christian McCaffrey's health. The Panthers' running back had his shin cut with a cleat before Week 1, but he recovered from it quickly.

Now, after three games played, there is another issue with the running back. Ahead of their Week 4 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals, Christian McCaffrey has missed two practices (Wednesday and Thursday) due to a tigh injury.

According to NFL Network, the Panthers are confident they will have Christian McCaffrey available for Sunday's game against the Cardinals. Unfortunately, Thursday's practice is one of the most important for every team, so his workload could be affected for Week 4.