CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – After holding the guide for 90 per cent of the activity, the Panthers experienced a crushing loss Sunday at Lender of America Stadium slipping to the Philadelphia Eagles, 21-18.
Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts mounted the comeback in the 3rd quarter, speeding from 1 lawn out to bring them within just hanging length, and make the rating 15-13 ahead of the stop of the 3rd quarter.
Hurts, in his 2nd year in the NFL, would rush for an additional TD with just underneath 3 minutes to engage in and the Eagles ended up profitable on a 2-level conversion to give Philadelphia 21-18 lead, its first of the activity. The only score the Panthers would get in the overall next fifty percent arrived from the kicker.
A rough penalty late from the Panthers price tag them as they were being driving to try to get back the direct or tie when holding was identified as on guard JohnMiller with 2:07 to go, pushing Carolina back to their have 35-lawn line. Darnold would throw his 3rd interception of the working day on the subsequent perform.
The Panthers held a 15-6 lead at halftime thanks to a security and a score from a rookie.
Both equally groups settled for 1st-quarter subject aims prior to a 24-yard run from Chuba Hubbard took the Panthers into Eagles territory and eventually, a 1st and aim. Sam Darnold would join with the rookie limited conclude Tommy Tremble on a 5-yard completion for the touchdown and a 10-3 direct. Hubbard is temporarily filling in as the major running again while Christian McCaffrey recovers from a hamstring personal injury.
The Eagles suffered a 15-property personalized foul penalty on a helmet-to-helmet strike against receiver DJ Moore, placing Carolina in the Philadelphia purple zone. Zane Gonzalez would end up kicking one more discipline intention.
A missed option for the Panthers arrived in the direction of the conclude of the initial 50 % when Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts fumbled the ball in close proximity to their personal endzone. The ball was kicked all around by numerous Panthers gamers right until they shed command and the ball went out of bounds ensuing in a safety, and not a touchdown.
The Eagles would knock in a 58-lawn FG to end the 2nd quarter making the halftime score 15-6.
Hurts completed 22-37 passing with 198 passing yards and 2 hurrying TDs. Darnold place up 177 passing yards on 21-37 passing with 3 interceptions and 1 TD.
Shaq Thompson was unavailable Sunday, sidelined with an obvious foot harm.
The Panthers vacation to New York to encounter the Giants next Sunday (1 pm, Fox 46).