3 things Carolina Panthers fans want to see from Bryce Young in Preseason Week 2

What could we see from the No. 1 pick at MetLife Stadium?
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What should Carolina Panthers fans expect from quarterback Bryce Young in Preseason Week 2 against the New York Giants?

Bryce Young made his Carolina Panthers debut in Week 1 of the preseason during a game that was difficult to evaluate. The quarterback wasn't protected well or put in a position to make NFL-level throws due to vanilla play calling, which piled more pressure on the rookie than needed.

While it's a mistake to draw any concrete conclusions from preseason, it would be encouraging to see improvement from Young and the offense in Preseason Week 2 at the New York Giants. There is a lot riding on the signal-caller being the right decision after a significant move to No. 1 overall, but it's also worth remembering we are still early in the process.

Parting ways with a wealth of draft capital as well as star receiver D.J. Moore, this team truly needs the combination of Young and Frank Reich to work. After seasons of Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield, P.J. Walker, and an old Cam Newton, the bar is truly low at the quarterback position.

Young simply needs to be a capable starter to give Carolina fans reason to feel hopeful they can win the NFC South. The division is clearly wide open with the Panthers having as much of an argument as anyone to feel they are a threat to host a home playoff game in 2023.

With all of this in mind, let's look at three things Carolina fans should hope to see from Young and this offense during the second week of preseason.