Jets fans lobbed boos at Wilson three quarters into his home debut.
“I’m not asking him to be perfect for the whole season,” Panthers coach Matt Rhule said, but Sam Darnold’s been closer to that than expected.
Through two games, quarterback Sam Darnold is thriving in Carolina. With an effective running game led by Christian McCaffrey, a reliable set of wide receivers that includes D.J. Moore and defense that is playing lights-out, Darnold is off to a 2-0 start as Carolina's starting quarterback. Darnold threw for 305 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday and Carolina's defense turned in another stellar performance in a dominant 26-7 win over the New Orleans Saints.