The weather system came ashore near Emerald Isle, North Carolina on Saturday where it doused the region with torrential downpours and unrelenting winds that caused flooding and widespread power outages. Ophelia was expected to gradually weaken as it churned north-northeast, but heavy rainfall still threatened to cause flooding across a vast area of the Mid-Atlantic into southern New England, the National Hurricane Center (NOAA) said in its last advisory on the storm.
Bears quarterback Justin Fields will need to turn things around to give Chicago a chance against the Chiefs.
The Panthers won’t have QB Bryce Young in the lineup on Sunday against the Seahawks. But both teams will have notable starters in the lineup despite injuries.