4 sneaky threats the Panthers should watch out for vs. Bears

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Which players could emerge as sneaky threats that the Carolina Panthers need to worry about in their Week 6 game against the Chicago Bears?

It’s hard to believe that were are already at Week 6 of the 2020 season. The Carolina Panthers have more than exceeded expectations so far after a disappointing start and another win against the Chicago Bears would be another step in the right direction for this ever-improving group.

The Bears have surprised more than a few in their own right. Chicago has somehow managed to get themselves to a 4-1 record despite finally putting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky out of his misery by replacing him under center with Super Bowl-winning signal-caller Nick Foles.

This is going to be a tight game that could legitimately go either way. Which team who makes their big plays count will probably come away with the victory and the Panthers need to ensure the positive momentum they’ve generated for themselves over the last three weeks wasn’t all for nothing when coming up against an adversary that now has a realistic chance of making the postseason.

Chicago has plenty of notable threats that are household names across the league. The likes of Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson, Jimmy Graham, Akiem Hicks, Roquan Smith, and David Montgomery all pose their own dangers that the Panthers need to take seriously. But there is a chance others can emerge from the shadows to become a problem.

Let’s take a look at four sneaky threats that Carolina needs to keep a close eye on to boost their chances of success.