Panthers-Chargers: What to watch
Chargers want Newton to pass, not run
|Carolina at San Diego|
|When: 4:05 PM ET|
After watching film of both teams, Scouts Inc. breaks down key elements of the Week 15 Panthers-Chargers matchup.
• Take away the option: The Panthers have found a lot of success with Cam Newton using belly option reads to ramp up their ground game. Whether Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano assigns a spy to keep an eye on Newton or crowds the box with extra defenders, the Chargers need to do something to keep the quarterback from getting untracked early. The Chargers like their chances a lot better if they can force Newton to beat them with his arm rather than his legs.
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