The Carolina Panthers return to play following the bye week with a matchup against the Denver Broncos at Bank of America Stadium. Both Carolina and Denver enter this week with 4-8 records. In the Panthers most recent game, they fell 28-27 to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 12. Denver comes into this week following a 22-16 loss at Kansas City. This week marks the 7th all-time matchup between the Panthers and Broncos. The last time they met was in the 2016 season opener in Denver. The Broncos won the game by a score of 21-20.
By The Numbers:
- RB Christian McCaffrey is a native of Highlands Ranch, Colo. His father, Ed
McCaffrey, played nine seasons with the Broncos from 1995-2003. In Denver’s
franchise history, Ed McCaffrey ranks 5th in career receptions (462) and 5th in
receiving yards (6,200).
- C Matt Paradis was drafted by the Broncos in 2014 and played five years with
Denver, starting in all 60 games played.
- G Michael Schofield was drafted by Denver in 2014 and spent three seasons
with the Broncos.
- QB Teddy Bridgewater played two seasons (2016-17) under Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, when the two were in Minnesota.
- Broncos head coach Vic Fangio was Carolina’s defensive coordinator from 1995-98.
- Denver quarterbacks coach Mike Shula was in Carolina from 2011-17, serving as offensive coordinator from 2013-17.
- DE Bradley Chubb played collegiately at North Carolina State from 2014-17.
- DL Sylvester Williams played collegiately at the University of North Carolina from 2011-12.
How to Watch:
TELEVISION BROADCAST: FOX (WJZY in Charlotte)
ON THE CALL: Andrew Calaton (play by play), James Lofton (color), Sherree Burruss (reporter)
ONLINE: Fans can watch games for FREE online through Panthers.com on mobile web and the Panthers’ app. This week, all users everywhere will be able to watch the nationally televised game. Links to watch will be available at the start of the game on both platforms.
LOCAL RADIO BROADCAST: WBT-AM 1110 AM in Charlotte market, click here for a full list of affiliate stations.