3 Most Winnable Games on Panthers Schedule

Despite offseason additions, another long season awaits the Carolina Panthers. But they should still be able to win these games.
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The Carolina Panthers are coming off a miserable 2-15 season where they had to fire Frank Reich mid-season. Now with new general manager Dan Morgan and head coach Dave Canales in charge, the Panthers are looking to take a significant step forward in 2024.

With that goal in mind, the Panthers made important offseason additions, especially on the offensive end. They signed guards Robert Hunt and Damien Lewis to lucrative, long-term deals, traded for WR Diontae Johnson, and drafted Xavier Legette with their first pick.

However, the Panthers are still considered a long shot to make any noise in the NFL next season. In fact, they are shockingly underdogs in all 17 of their regular-season games next season, a dishonor they share only with the New England Patriots.

Carolina has the third toughest schedule in the league based on its opponents' winning percentage from last season. That doesn't mean, however, that there aren't winnable games on the slate. Let's take a look at three games the Panthers should win.

2024 Carolina Panthers Schedule: Easiest Wins

1. Week 16 vs. Cardinals: Dec. 22, 1 PM

This might be the most winnable game on schedule for the Carolina Panthers. The Cardinals are coming off yet another 4-13 season and are mostly bringing back their core from a season ago. Arizona has been one of the worst defenses in the league for two straight seasons and that is unlikely to change in 2024.

At this stage of the season, both teams will likely be out of playoff contention, so we may not see them in their optimal lineups. However, at home against one of the worst teams in the league is a great opportunity for the Panthers to get a win regardless.