Kyle Allen to start against San Francisco

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Kyle Allen #7 of the Carolina Panthers looks to pass against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of the NFL football game at State Farm Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo b

Carolina Panthers Kyle Allen will start Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers as Cam Newton continues his rehabilitation, head coach Ron Rivera said Monday.

Rivera said Newton may be on the practice field this week.

The Panthers (4-2) are coming off a bye week and will face their toughest test of the season against the undefeated 49ers.