Panthers to start Kyle Allen at QB in Week 8

Cam Newton needs more time.

With the Panthers coming off their bye week, Ron Rivera announced Monday that Kyle Allen will start for the fifth consecutive game this weekend at the San Francisco 49ers.

Fantasy Impact: 

The Panthers said we wouldn't see Newton (foot sprain) until he's 100%, but this could very well be due to a potential tough matchup against the 49ers and the team sticking with Allen who has started four-straight games, all of the wins. The story said the Panthers are averaging 31.2 points per game with Allen under center.

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