The Carolina Panthers are going to give rookie quarterback Will Grier his shot.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Panthers are anticipated to begin up the third-spherical dangle in Week 16 versus the Indianapolis Colts, per sources told of the choice.
Duration in-between coach Perry Fewell acknowledged Monday he would safe the choice on Wednesday, opening the door for a QB exchange with Kyle Allen struggling.
Allen began sizzling, profitable the first four video games after taking on for an injured Cam Newton in Week 3. Since Week 8, alternatively, the quarterback has cratered, throwing 15 interceptions within the final eight video games. Sunday’s three-INT loss to the Seattle Seahawks marked the third recreation this season Allen has thrown three or extra picks in a bout, tied for second-most within the NFL, within the abet of handiest Jameis Winston.
The Panthers offense has long past within the tank with Allen on the helm. The 23-year-feeble signal-caller has struggled with sacks within the abet of a porous offensive line and had complications within the purple zone, where he has a bundle of turnovers.
With two tilts left, Carolina will take a look at drive Grier. The West Virginia product struggled within the preseason, finishing 55.7 p.c of his passes, 2 TDs, 3 INT and took seven sacks.
The Panthers will exercise the stay of a lost season to mediate Grier and the leisure of the roster earlier than the offseason overhauls begin up.