The Ist week of the NFL’s preseason, where we all over react to how a group of backups looks playing on regional Television. Let us all overreact together after seeing the Panthers, minus their starters, beat the Bears, 23-13.
Starter Kyle Allen got 4 series and looked well, 7 of 11 for 79 yards, comprising 2 of 4 on third down. Touchdowns pass thrown by Grier to Elijah Holyfield in the third quarter. The offensive line gave up 3 sacks as well as quarterbacks were hurried 5 times.
Four times, The Panthers sacked Bears quarterbacks and held them under 200 net yards through 3 quarters. In pass defense there were lapses particularly against screens, in the 2nd quarter, that let Chicago score a touchdown soon before halftime.
SPECIAL TEAMS: A
Any team looking for a kicker may want to believe picking up Joey Slye. Rashad Ross, Terry Godwin and Jaydon Mickens all returned punts, with Godwin leading the way 2 for 79 yards that is highlighted by a 57-yarder.
COACHING: A … FOR ‘ACCEPTABLE’
It’s the first preseason game and no starters played in this. How much is there actually to critique? The risk of injury was minimized, by keeping the starters out,.
Edwin Santos was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He has contributed to Discovery Magazine, Details and the Huffington Post. Edwin has also served as a commentator for NPR and MSNBC. As a journalist for Nosy Media, Edwin mostly covers national news. Aside from earning a living as a freelance journalist, Edwin also works as photographer.