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Time for some TNF action.

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NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season officially kicks off tonight.

This evening’s game features an NFC South rivalry matchup between two 0-1 teams: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers.

The Philadelphia Eagles won’t be playing either of these teams this year (in the regular season, at least).

As far as a rooting interest goes, the Panthers are easily the bigger threat to the Eagles in the NFC playoff picture (Cam Newton >>>> Jameis Winston). So, a Carolina loss would be preferable here.

Then again, the Eagles DO own the Bucs’ 2020 seventh-round pick. If you care enough to root for a better late-round draft pick, you should be rooting for the Panthers to win.

Poll

Which team do you want to LOSE?

This poll is closed

  • 33%
    Buccaneers
    (128 votes)
  • 66%
    Panthers
    (251 votes)
379 votes total Vote Now

Find everything you need to know about tonight’s game below.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers

TV Schedule

Game time: 8:15 PM EST

Channel: NFL Network

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019

Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Kristina Pink

Location: Bank of America Stadium | Charlotte, North Carolina

Referee: Jerome Boger

Online Streaming

FuboTV: https://fave.co/2qoH7KA

Odds

Tampa Bay Buccaneers +7 (-110)

Carolina Panthers -7 (-110)

Over/under: 49 points

(My pick: Panthers -7)

SB Nation Blogs

Buccaneers - www.BucsNation.com

Panthers - www.CatScratchReader.com

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