The Carolina Panthers are looking for their fourth straight win in a matchup with the struggling Atlanta Falcons. Sunday's game might appear easy to predict, but there are no guarantees in the NFC South, where even the most accomplished team can drop an easy win against an opponent that knows it well.
Game Date/Time and Location: 1 p.m. ET Sunday at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.
TV schedule and distribution map: Fox; The506.com
Live coverage and updates:
Falcons blog: The Falcoholic / Follow The Falcoholic on Twitter
Panthers blog: Cat Scratch Reader / Follow Cat Scratch Reader on Twitter
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Radio schedule: Atlanta: STAR 94 (94.1 FM) and 790 The Zone (790 AM); Carolina: WBT AM 1110
Watch Online: Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required). NFL Game Pass offers live online broadcasts to users outside the USA.
More on the matchup: Atlanta has owned this head-to-head matchup in recent years. Matt Ryan and the Falcons have won five of the last six meetings between the teams, but dropped a late-season contest in 2012 when Cam Newton ran for 116 yards in a 30-20 win. Injuries have ravaged both sides of the Falcons, who are a shadow of their early-season potential. The Panthers, on the other hand, weren't highly regarded in preseason, but now find themselves on a three-game win streak and becoming a hot commodity for pundits.
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