Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Bryce Younger discovered tight finish Hayden Hurts for the primary landing cross of Younger’s profession Sunday in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons.
With 5:17 remaining within the second quarter, Younger discovered Hurst for a 4-yard landing cross.
The landing tied the sport at 7-7. Hurst threw the milestone ball into the group at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Younger completed the primary half 10-for-16 for 86 yards, a landing and an interception. Hurst had three catches on 5 targets for 28 yards. Terrace Marshall Jr., Laviska Shenault Jr., Jonathan Mingo, Chuba Hubbard and Adam Thielen additionally had catches.
For the Falcons, second-year quarterback Desmond Ridder had a landing cross to rookie working again Bijan Robinson earlier within the second quarter.
Ridder completed the primary half 8-for-10 for twenty-four yards. Robinson, Mack Hollins, Drake London and Ridder had catches. One among Ridder’s passes was tipped, and he caught it.
Younger was the No. 1 total decide after a stellar collegiate profession at Alabama.
Carolina traded as much as get the No. 1 decide, sending D.J. Moore to the Chicago Bears earlier than the draft as a part of a commerce to accumulate the decide.
With Frank Reich main the cost on the sideline, Carolina chosen who they hope would be the face of the franchise for the long run.