Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday the team wanted to “put more on his plate” when it comes to rookie first-round receiver DJ Moore, who scored a touchdown on his first ever NFL catch Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
The Carolina Panthers’ comeback attempt fell short Sunday, as Atlanta edged the Panthers, 31-24. Carolina quarterback Cam Newton threw for 335 yards and three touchdowns in the loss, which dropped the Panthers to 1-1.
The Carolina Panthers allowed Tevin Coleman to run for 107 yards and the Atlanta Falcons overall to rush for 170 total yards during Sunday’s 31-24 loss, snapping the team’s streak of 21 straight games not allowing a 100-yard rusher.
The N.C. Associated Press high school football poll, in the 4A class, has multiple teams from Charlotte ranked in the top 10. Only one area team is ranked No. 1 in any of the four polls, however, and that’s Lenoir Hibriten in 2A
The Charlotte 49ers, worst in the nation in third-down percentage in 2017, have turned that around. Thanks to a new offensive system and an efficient quarterback, the 49ers are now one of the country’s more efficient third-down teams.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey had 14 receptions for 102 yards against Atlanta without a drop. His first season as the Panthers’ clearly defined No. 1 back is off to a successful start, with Cincinnati looming Sunday.
The World Equestrian Games are hoping to finish strong after a messy first week that included the cancellations of two events, an organizational mistake that sent riders in the wrong direction at the start of a race and one horse being euthanized.