Carolina Panthers ‘special’ in preseason win, other takeaways
Carolina Panthers display reason to be excited about the coming season in debut win.
For coaches, players and fans, removing the stain of a seven game losing streak and fall from playoff contention with more victories can’t come soon enough. Yes, the Carolina Panthers won their season finale last year but it only served to slightly soften the disappointment felt over the preceding months.
An offseason spent signing talent at a variety of positions, including a solid draft class, added to the excitement and even though many starters sat out preseason game one – their absence only served to potentially make things even more interesting when incorporated into the mix.
Carolina defeated Chicago 23-13, controlling much of the game and looking impressive in some aspects. One game, especially in the preseason, isn’t going to make or break a season and provides only a small sampling of a larger picture soon to be painted, but it was the first opportunity to line up against another team and provided many fighting for a roster position the opportunity to impress.
Continue to view key takeaways from the Panthers first preseason game of the year.