Carolina Panthers release schedule

Carolina Panthers release schedule
David Tepper, a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is expected to sign a deal Tuesday to buy the Carolina Panthers, according to a report from ESPN. (Source: Carolina Panthers)

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.

September

10 - at San Francisco; 17 - Buffalo; 24 - New Orleans

October

1 - at New England; 8 - at Detroit; 12 - Philadelphia; 22 - at Chicago; 29 - at Tampa Bay

November

5 - Atlanta; 13 - Miami; 26 - at N.Y. Jets

December

3 - at New Orleans; 10 - Minnesota; 17 - Green Bay; 24 - Tampa Bay; 31 - at Atlanta

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