The Eagles allowed 21 points in the fourth quarter to cough up the lead and the win on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Here's how it happened:

Game Summary

Carolina 0 0 0 21 – 21

Eagles 0 10 7 0 – 17

First quarter

2:46. Eagles Jake Elliott misses a 36-yard field goal attempt.

Second quarter

11:39 E: Carson Wentz hits Alshon Jeffery on an 11-yard TD pass. A 7-play, 74-yard drive. (Eagles 7-0)

6:36: E: Elliott connects on a 46-yard field goal (Eagles 10-0)

Third quarter

0:39 E: Wentz hits tight end Dallas Goedert on a 1-yard scoring pass, culminating a 17-play, 94-yard drive (Eagles 17-0)

Through three quarters: Wentz – 23-27 281 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INT, 134.7 passer rating

Fourth quarter

10:41 C: Curtis Samuel scores on a 14-yard reverse, but the PAT is missed by Graham Gano (17-6 Eagles)

4:08 C: Devin Funchews 18 pass from Cam Newton (Jarius Wright pass from Newton (17-14 Eagles)

1:22: C: Greg Olsen 1 yard pass from Newton (21-17 Panthers)

Final stats: Wentz 30-37 for 310 yards, 2 TDs 0 INT, 119.6 passer rating

Newton 25-39 269 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT, 101.3 rating

Halftime stats

Wentz – 15-18 for 208yards, 1 TD, 0 INT, 133.3 passer rating

Newton – 9 for 9, 24 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT 51.6 passer rating

Jeffery – 5 receptions, 77 yards, 1 TD

Ertz – 4 receptions, 78 yards,

Click here for the Eagles box score

Click here for the Eagles play by play

More Eagles-Panthers

>> Panthers 21, Eagles 17: Birds collapse in fourth quarter, cough up 17-point lead

>> READ MORE: Malcolm Jenkins, Eric Reid exchange words prior to kickoff

>> PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes from the sidelines at Lincoln Financial Field

>> READ MORE: Doug Pederson says 'the pressure is off' and 'anything is possible' following loss

>> BOB FORD: It's panic on Pattison Ave. for Eagles

>> SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP: Zach Ertz climbs the Eagles' record books, Eric Reid's overturned INT and Joel Embiid meets Brian Dawkins

>> UP-DOWN DRILL: Michael Bennett trending up, Jim Schwartz trending down

>> GRADING THE EAGLES: Pass defense gets an 'F' in loss

>> LESSONS FROM A STUNNING LOSS: The Eagles need running and defensive backs to protect their leads | David Murphy

>> READ MORE: How did the Eagles manage to blow a 17-point fourth-quarter lead? The view from the other sideline.

>> READ MORE: Dexter McDougle joined the Eagles on Tuesday. He started on Sunday.

>> CARSON WENTZ: The Eagles' QB was very good, but he can't fix all the team's issues

>> NFL WEEK IN REVIEW: Jaguars are in worse shape than the Eagles heading into matchup in London

>> MARCUS HAYES: Panthers' Eric Reid — Colin Kaepernick's closest ally — calls Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins a 'sellout'

>> JEFF McLANE: There's no defending Jim Schwartz and his unit after this one

Get insights on the Eagles delivered straight to your inbox with Early Birds, beat writer Zach Berman's newsletter for Eagles fans. Click here to sign up.

Our mission is to provide top-notch coverage for the best fans in sports. We can't do it without your support. Join us: philly.com/birds