FOX 46 CHARLOTTE – Considerations mounted at a swift rate Sunday as quarterback Sam Darnold was benched in the 4th quarter and the Panthers (3-4) fell to one particular of the worst teams in the league, the New York Giants, 25-3, at Metlife Stadium.
Carolina’s destiny was sealed when New York (2-5) punched in a landing with 4:46 to go on a 19-lawn rush from Devontae Booker, and with it a 25-3 lead.
Panthers owner David Tepper entered the lockeroom right after the activity, according to Fox 46 Athletics Director Will Kunkel. It is unclear at this time precisely what he informed the team.
With less than 13 minutes to play in the sport, PJ Walker entered and Darnold, in his initially yr with the Panthers and even now beneath his rookie contract, strike the bench. It was unclear if he was benched for his performace, an damage, or both. The transform would not make a difference.
Former Panthers kicker Graham Gano knocked in a pair of area objectives from 19 and 44 yards, respectively, in the 4th quarter.
The to start with landing of the activity arrived in the 3rd quarter just after Giants quarterback Daniel Jones caught a go on a trick engage in to place the Giants in the Panthers purple zone. New York would take a 12-3 guide on a 5-lawn completion from Jones to Dante Pettis.
The Panthers trailed the Giants 5-3 at halftime Sunday.
The Panthers (3-3) retained possession for the to start with 6 minutes of the activity, but had been only able to kick a area objective from the 1-5 Giants.
The Panthers held a 3- guide at the conclude of the to start with quarter when the Giants failed to rating on a 1st & aim, likely for it on 4th down from the 2-garden line.
The Giants would rating on a security to start the 2nd quarter as Sam Darnold was known as for intentional grounding, and then New York kicked a subject goal on their future set of performs to acquire a 5-3 direct.
That is the way the score would close at the fifty percent.
Darnold finished with 111 passing yards on 16-of-25 completions with no TDs and 1 interception. Walker concluded 3-of-14 passing with 33 yards, no TDs, and no INTs.
Carolina returns to motion against the Falcons in Atlanta subsequent Sunday at Lender of The us Stadium (1 pm, Fox 46 Charlotte).