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Primetime games are something that every fanbase in the NFL clamors for. Generally, to play in front of a national television audience means that your team is one that is worth watching, and a legitimate contender for great things down the road. That’s exactly what the 6-2 Carolina Panthers are, and the primetime treatment is exactly. Carolina Panthers vs Pittsburgh Steelers Live.
For the first time this season, the Panthers will play in a nationally-televised game, as they travel to face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football. Though the Panthers began their season with a massive television audience when they played the Dallas Cowboys in Week One, Thursday night’s game will be the first time that the entire nation gets to see the Panthers in action.
The Panthers’ Thursday Night match will be broadcast on FOX (WJZY in the Charlotte area), and will get the network’s top-shelf treatment. On the call for the game is FOX’s “A” crew of play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, color analyst Troy Aikman, and sideline reporter Erin Andrews. This will be the second time this season that Buck & Aikman have called a Panthers game, as they were on the call for Week One’s meeting with the Cowboys.
In addition to the FOX broadcast, Panthers fans will also have the option to watch a live stream of the game on Amazon Prime Video. On the call for Amazon’s broadcast will be Hannah Storm and Andrea Kramer.
Meanwhile, the Panthers will also have a national radio broadcast for the first time this season. The Panthers’ game will be broadcast nationally on Westwood One Radio, with play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle and color analyst Tony Boselli, a legendary left tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars who has been a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame the past several seasons. The radio broadcast will be carried by WFNZ-AM 610 in the Charlotte area, and Westwood One has also provided a list of national affiliates on their website. In addition, the national broadcast will also be carried on SiriusXM Radio Channel 88.
Panthers fans more comfortable with their own commentary crew will be pleased to find that the Panthers’ own radio broadcast will once again be aired on WBT-AM 1110 AM in the Charlotte market, with Mick Mixon, Jim Szoke, Eugene Robinson, and Kevin Donnalley on the call. A Spanish language broadcast will also be aired on WGSP 102.3 FM, with Jaime Moreno and Luis Moreno Jr. on the call.
The Panthers have provided both a list of radio affiliates and a link to listen to the Panthers’ radio broadcast online via their official website. The Panthers’ radio broadcast will feature a full eight hours of coverage, with three hours of pre-game content and two hours of post-game.
1. Two surging teams kick off Week 10 at Heinz Field on Thursday night when the Steelers host the Panthers. Carolina enters with a three-game win streak (both straight up and against the spread), while Pittsburgh counters with a four-game victory streak of its own (both SU and ATS).
Carolina turned the ball over three times in its only loss in its last six games, which was at Washington on Oct. 14, but the Panthers have since cleaned up their mistakes with zero giveaways during the team’s current three-game win streak. Pittsburgh’s defense, meanwhile, has managed only three takeaways over the team’s past five games, which sets up the following betting system in favor of the Panthers:
Favorites of between 3.5 and 10 points are 21-49-1 against the spread since the start of the 2014 season when coming off a game in which they failed to force a turnover and are facing an opponent coming off a game in which it committed fewer than two turnovers.