The Carolina Panthers defense struggled for most of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles, but played much better in the fourth quarter and forced a game-winning fumble of QB Carson Qentz to seal Carolina’s 21-17 comeback win.
The biggest takeaways from the Carolina Panthers’ 21-17 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Eagles include Cam Newton’s deep ball struggles, finding defensive consistency, starting slow and scoring 21 straight points to come back.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is Sunday’s gamechanger against the Philadelphia Eagles. Running McCaffrey more consistently will open up more deep play-action passes for quarterback Cam Newton and the offense.
It didn’t take long for rookie Saquon Barkley (NY Giants) to join the ranks of the fantasy elite and at this point he will likely challenge Todd Gurley for the No. 1 overall pick in 2019 NFL fantasy drafts.
New Charlotte Hornets guard Tony Parker impressed in his debut with the team Wednesday, but it will be a challenge for coach James Borrego moving forward to best utilize the veteran guard without overusing him.
The one major takeaway the Carolina Panthers can glean from last season’s 28-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles is the importance of turnovers. QB Cam Newton threw three interceptions to set up scoring drives for Eagles QB Carson Wentz.