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Panthers open at home, have 2 national TV dates

Posted April 18, 2013

— The Panthers will open the NFL season at home for the first time since 2009 and play two nationally televised games.

Carolina hosts the Seattle Seahawks in the Sept. 8 season opener.

Carolina's nationally televised games include a Thursday night game on Oct. 24 against division rival Tampa Bay on the NFL Network and an Nov. 18 contest at home against the New England on ESPN Monday Night Football, a rematch of the Super Bowl 10 years ago.

Coming off a 7-9 season a year ago, Carolina will play the most difficult schedule in the NFL based on winning percentage of opponents last year.

Six games are against playoff teams from last season β€” Seattle, Atlanta, and New England at home and Minnesota, San Francisco and Atlanta on the road.



Sun. Sept. 8 vs. Seattle Seahawks Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Sun. Sept. 15 at Buffalo Bills Ralph Wilson Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Sun. Sept. 22 vs. New York Giants Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Sun. Sept. 29 Bye

Sun. Oct. 6 at Arizona Cardinals University of Phoenix Stadium 4:05 p.m. FOX

Sun. Oct. 13 at Minnesota Vikings TCF Bank Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Sun. Oct. 20 vs. St. Louis Rams Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Thu. Oct. 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium 8:25 p.m. NFLN

Sun. Nov. 3 vs. Atlanta Falcons Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. FOX

Sun. Nov. 10 at San Francisco 49ers Candlestick Park 4:05 p.m. FOX

Mon. Nov. 18 vs. New England Patriots Bank of America Stadium 8:40 p.m. ESPN

Sun. Nov. 24 at Miami Dolphins Sun Life Stadium 1:00 p.m. * FOX

Sun. Dec. 1 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. * FOX

Sun. Dec. 8 at New Orleans Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome 1:00 p.m. * FOX

Sun. Dec. 15 vs. New York Jets Bank of America Stadium 4:05 p.m. * CBS

Sun. Dec. 22 vs. New Orleans Saints Bank of America Stadium 1:00 p.m. * FOX

Sun. Dec. 29 at Atlanta Falcons Georgia Dome 1:00 p.m. * FOX

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  • randrmomanddad Apr 19, 2013

    Go panthers,,,!

  • kikinc Apr 19, 2013

    I'm just happy to see the Giants coming to town again. Nothing against the Panthers, but I love my Big Blue!!

  • iron fist Apr 19, 2013

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    Now that's funny just what I needed for my afternoon break

  • Toddler10-21 Apr 19, 2013

    You are right wade. I understand. It's just a big wow why this happens everyear. The world champs opening up on the road aganist the Broncos is just wrong.

  • hi_i_am_wade Apr 19, 2013

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    Part of the reason is that New England can't play against themselves, and so that is going to make their schedule that much weaker. The NFL schedule is decided years in advance: 6 games against your division, 4 games against an AFC division, 4 games against an NFC division, 1 game against a team in a different AFC division based on where you finished in your division (i.e. 1st place team plays last year's 1st place team in that division), and 1 game against a different NFC division the same way.

  • AlphaTraz Apr 19, 2013

    There is no such thing as the "toughest schedule." This is not college. Any NFL team can win on any given Sunday.

    With that said I really feel this is going to be a strong year. Division title and playoffs. Go Panthers!

  • Toddler10-21 Apr 19, 2013

    Toughest schedule in the league again, and the Bronco's and Patriots have the easiest AGAIN!! I wonder why?

  • Smilester Apr 19, 2013

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    If the Panthers don't start well I agree. That being said, if the Panthers start out well they will have a good shot at the playoffs. They had 7 wins last year against a tough schedule with 5 total give away losses. They have made small improvements this offseason to the team that finished last year strong. Things could go either way for the Panthers.

  • Smilester Apr 19, 2013

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    Not sure why the Seahawks flying all the way across the country to play a 1 PM opener is a loss. Few West Coast road teams win 1 PM road games.

  • QC Apr 19, 2013

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    Looks like 5 wins to me. Why would anyone think otherwise?

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