CHARLOTTE (WSPA) – The Carolina Panthers are still on schedule to host the Minnesota Vikings Sunday afternoon following two nights of violent riots in Uptown Charlotte.
The NFL released a statement:
“We are planning to play the game as scheduled on Sunday. We are monitoring the events in Charlotte and have been in communication with local officials and authorities, and both the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings.
“We are in contact with government officials, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the NFL. We are continuing to monitor events as we prepare for Sunday’s home game,” said Carolina Panthers President Danny Morrison in a written statement.
The Panthers-Vikings game is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
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