Frank Reich throws for 1st TD in Panthers historical past

Frank Reich and the Carolina Panthers have now come full circle.

On Thursday, the group ended their extensive search for a brand new everlasting head coach—officially naming the 61-year-old Reich to the place. And in case you haven’t heard it over the previous 24 hours or so, the previous quarterback truly threw for the primary landing in franchise historical past.

Take a look at it right here, together with the remainder of the highlights from the 1995 season opener towards the Atlanta Falcons:

That 8-yard toss to tight finish Pete Metzelaars capped off a nine-play, 65-yard opening drive. Carolina would finish the primary quarter of their first recreation with a 13-3 benefit.

Then, after Atlanta scored 17 unanswered factors to seize a 20-13 lead within the fourth quarter, Reich discovered broad receiver Willie Inexperienced for a 44-yard rating to knot the sport with lower than 30 seconds remaining.

Sadly for the Panthers, they’d go on to lose in additional time on a 35-yard subject purpose from Falcons kicker Morten Anderson. Reich, who was sacked 9 instances on the day, completed his workforce debut with 329 passing yards and the pair of touchdowns.


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Story originally appeared on Panthers Wire

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