Carolina's defense forced three Los Angeles turnovers, Joey Slye kicked five field goals and the Panthers beat the Chargers 21-16 on Sunday, giving coach Matt Rhule his first NFL victory. The Panthers had not recorded a sack and allowed 65 points in their first two games but looked like a different unit. Teddy Bridgewater was 22 of 28 for 235 yards and a touchdown in his first win with Carolina (1-2).
WSPA) – The Carolina Panthers hung on to collect their first win of the 2020 season on Sunday with the 21-16 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Despite a late rally by the Chargers, the Panthers were able to keep LA out of the end zone on the final drive to secure the win, improving to 1-2 on the season. Kicker Joey Slye provided the only points of the first quarter as Carolina jumped out to a 6-0 lead on field goal conversions of 29 and 24 yards.
Detroit's Kenny Golladay and Tampa Bay's Chris Godwin are a couple of noteworthy receivers returning to action in Sunday's late games.