EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game betweeen the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants on Sunday matches two struggling NFL teams. There's so much more to the story, starting with the coaches. Matt Rhule of the Panthers (3-3) and Joe Judge of the Giants (1-5) are going to be linked to the wild coaching searches that followed the 2019 season. Rhule, a former Giants assistant who was coaching at Baylor, was considered the front-runner to replace Pat Shurmur with the Giants after a 4-12 season. H
CAROLINA (3-3) at NY GIANTS (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Panthers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Panthers 3-3; Giants 2-4. SERIES RECORD: Panthers lead 7-4. LAST MEETING: Panthers beat Giants 33-31, Oct. 7, 2018 at Charlotte, North Carolina. LAST WEEK: Panthers lost to Vikings 34-28; Giants lost to Rams 38-11 at home. PANTHERS OFFENSE: OVERALL (18), RUSH (T17), PASS (15), SCORING (16). PANTHERS DEFENSE: OVERALL (3), RUSH (15), PASS (2), SCORING (27). GI
The Times' Sam Farmer analyzes each matchup and predicts the winners of Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season.