The 2011 NFL Schedule was released today, and our Panthers were lucky enough to draw the toughest docket for the 2011 season thanks in large part to our horrible 2-14 2010 campaign.
In 2011 the Panthers will open and close the season on the road, and the final two games of the year are against division opponents. We play the AFC South and NFC North in addition to our division, and our other two NFC opponents are the Redskins and Cardinals, who both finished last in their divisions in 2010.
Let's take a look at the complete schedule after the jump...
Week 1 - Carolina @ Arizona
Week 2 - Carolina vs. Green Bay
Week 3 - Carolina vs. Jacksonville
Week 4 - Carolina @ Chicago
Week 5 - Carolina vs. New Orleans
Week 6 - Carolina @ Atlanta
Week 7 - Carolina vs. Washington
Week 8 - Carolina vs. Minnesota
Week 9 - BYE
Week 10 - Carolina vs. Tennessee
Week 11 - Carolina @ Detroit
Week 12 - Carolina @ Indianapolis
Week 13 - Carolina @ Tampa Bay
Week 14 - Carolina vs. Atlanta
Week 15 - Carolina @ Houston
Week 16 - Carolina vs. Tampa Bay
Week 17 - Carolina @ New Orleans
So there you have it folks -- your 2011 Carolina Panthers schedule. What sticks out to you the most? Which games can you not wait to see? Feel free to discuss anything and everything about the schedule in the comment thread below.
Hat tip to mangoes52 for the fanshot that led to this post.