CHARLOTTE, NC (WECT) - A game against the defending Super Bowl champions highlights the Carolina Panthers schedule, which was released Thursday night.
The Panthers, who finished 6-10 last season, have an Oct. 1 game at the New England Patriots, who came from behind to beat Atlanta in Super Bowl LI in February.
Carolina opens the season at San Francisco on Sept. 10 and hosts a Monday Night Football game against Miami on Nov. 13.
10 - at San Francisco; 17 - Buffalo; 24 - New Orleans
1 - at New England; 8 - at Detroit; 12 - Philadelphia; 22 - at Chicago; 29 - at Tampa Bay
5 - Atlanta; 13 - Miami; 26 - at N.Y. Jets
3 - at New Orleans; 10 - Minnesota; 17 - Green Bay; 24 - Tampa Bay; 31 - at Atlanta