The Panthers’ defense is off to a hot start and their performance against the Saints was both crucial in the win and an example of what they can be in 2021.
Sam Darnold, the Panthers defense and Christian McCaffrey send the Panthers to their first win of the season over the New York Jets.
The Panthers’ preseason is now in the books, and with Sam Darnold getting his first extended playing time there was a lot to note from Friday’s game.
After only eight QB pressures through two weeks, the Panthers got to Justin Herbert over 20 times on Sunday.
The Panthers played an “ugly game” yesterday – but in a year like this, they’ll need to learn from those ugly games to play in the better-looking ones later.