Coach Ron Rivera named Allen the Panthers' starting quarterback for Sunday's game at San Francisco, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
At the same time, Rivera said Newton will continue his rehab from a Lisfranc sprain in his left foot following the team's bye. Newton doesn't have a timeline for a return to practice, let alone games, so Allen can be expected to be under center for the foreseeable future. Allen hasn't racked up impressive yardage totals in his four starts, averaging 225.3 passing yards per game, but he's completed 65.6 percent of his throws while compiling seven touchdowns versus no interceptions. He'll have his most difficult test to date Week 8 against the 49ers' top-ranked defense. Yesterday 2:24 pm (EST)
- Allen completed 20 of 32 passes for 227 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Panthers' 37-26 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday. He also rushed three times for three yards.
- Coach Ron Rivera confirmed that Allen would remain Carolina's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers with Cam Newton (foot) not scheduled to join the Panthers in London, Brendan Marks of The Charlotte Observer reports.
- Allen completed 17 of 30 passes for 181 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 against the Jaguars. He also added one carry for four yards. All Kyle Allen News
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