The Carolina Panthers will open the season at home against Philadelphia and have potentially three nationally televised games this season.
The 16-game schedule released Tuesday has the Panthers opening against the Eagles on Sept. 13 at Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers will then visit Atlanta before traveling to Dallas for a Monday night game on Sept. 28.
Carolina possesses the league's second toughest strength of schedule in 2009, according to NFL.com
The Panthers will then have an early bye in Week 4 before returning on Oct. 11 to host Washington.
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A year after winning the NFC South, the Panthers will host Miami on Thursday, Nov. 15 in a game televised by NFL Network. The Panthers are also tentatively scheduled to host Minnesota in a Sunday night game on NBC on Dec. 20.
The Panthers close the season Jan. 3 at home against New Orleans.
|1||Sun, Sept. 13||vs. Philadelphia Eagles||FOX||1 p.m.|
|2||Sun, Sept. 20||at Atlanta Falcons||FOX||1 p.m.|
|3||Mon, Sept. 28||at Dallas Cowboys||ESPN||8:30 p.m.|
|5||Sun, Oct. 11||vs. Washington Redskins||FOX||1 p.m.|
|6||Sun, Oct. 18||at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||FOX||1 p.m.|
|7||Sun, Oct. 25||vs. Buffalo Bills||CBS||4:05 p.m.|
|8||Sun, Nov. 1||at Arizona Cardinals||FOX||4:15 p.m.|
|9||Sun, Nov. 8||at New Orleans Saints||FOX||4:05 p.m.|
|10||Sun, Nov. 15||vs. Atlanta Falcons||FOX||1 p.m.|
|11||Thu, Nov. 19||vs. Miami Dolphins||NFLN||8:20 p.m.|
|12||Sun, Nov. 29||at New York Jets||FOX||1 p.m.|
|13||Sun, Dec. 6||vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers||FOX||1 p.m.|
|14||Sun, Dec. 13||at New England Patriots||FOX||1 p.m.|
|15||Sun, Dec. 20||vs. Minnesota Vikings||NBC||8:20 p.m.|
|16||Sun, Dec. 27||at New York Giants||FOX||1 p.m.|
|17||Sun, Jan. 3||vs. New Orleans Saints||FOX||1 p.m.|