The unchanging deteriorate is circuitous down as dual teams play for their postseason lives. The Carolina Panthers (5-8-1) acquire a Cleveland Browns (7-7) to Bank of America Stadium, where a win for a Panthers would keep alive wish of maintaining a NFC South crown. Likewise, a Browns will try to acquire a feat and stay in a AFC playoff hunt.
Cam Newton will be creation his initial start given his car accident a integrate of weeks ago. He will be confronting touted rookie Johnny Manziel, who is entrance off a rough initial start to his NFL career. The diversion could underline a lot of fad from both teams, as any offense will count on a success of a particular quarterback during a game.
The Carolina invulnerability might have something to contend about that, as a section has been personification good in new weeks. Its softened bid on a margin helped a Panthers to a tighten win over Tampa Bay final week. A identical opening by shutting down a hostile quarterback will be approaching on Sunday.
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When: Sunday during 1 p.m. ET
Where: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina
Television: CBS (local markets) and DirecTV channel 705 (subscription required)
All-Time Series: Carolina leads 3-1
Line from Odds Shark: Carolina (-4)