Carolina Panthers: Week by week predictions for 2020 schedule

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Christian McCaffrey
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Matt Rhule, Carolina Panthers
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Taking a game-by-game look at just how the Carolina Panthers will get on during the 2020 season.

The Carolina Panthers have plenty of questions regarding their chances in 2020. They have undergone the most significant makeover in recent memory. And something this drastic does not give them any realistic hope of making an instant return to the postseason.

Their chances of long-term postseason ambitions have probably improved depending on how well this current group adjusts to different roles. And the Carolina Panthers are set to have far more financial resources available in 2021 to make additional improvements to the roster.

New head coach Matt Rhule will be learning as he goes about what it takes to be a successful head coach after arriving from Baylor earlier this year. Carolina’s coaching staff has next to no experience in the NFL. And this is another eye-catching element that could go a long way to determine just how they are going to fare.

It is a daunting task that awaits them on the Panthers’ 2020 schedule. But the challenge is something every player that manages to make the 53-man roster should relish.

There will be plenty of twists and turns along the way. And how this group responds to challenges during the campaign is going to tell Rhule plenty about what players he should be keeping around through this expected period of transition.

We took an in-depth look at the Panthers’ chances during the 2020 season with some week-by-week predictions.

1. team. 28. . . . Las Vegas Raiders

Carolina Panthers: Week 1 vs Las Vegas Raiders – WIN

The Carolina Panthers have a good chance to get their 2020 season off to winning start at home to the Las Vegas Raiders. Although head coach Jon Gruden has a talented young roster to work with. This might be the best opportunity to catch them cold.

Obviously, the Panthers will need everything to fall into place right away. But with the potential of no fans in the stands. It might also negate the home-field advantage somewhat.