NFL, Panthers meet about possibly moving Sunday’s game after protests
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The National Football League and Carolina Panthers officials met about possibly moving Sunday’s game after another night of protests in Charlotte.
Panthers President Danny Morrison released the following statement:
“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.”
The Panthers are scheduled to play the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. As of Thursday afternoon, the game is scheduled to go on as planned.
The meeting between the NFL and Panthers comes after protests Tuesday and Wednesday in Charlotte over the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott by police.