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How to watch Panthers vs. Falcons: Time, TV, live stream, radio, weather, latest injury news


FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – One game remains for the Falcons in the 2017 regular season, and it will decide their playoff fate.


A win in their rematch against the Panthers would give the Falcons a spot in the postseason for the second consecutive year, while a loss would leave them at the mercy of the Seahawks, who could steal the No. 6 seed with a win against the Cardinals. Carolina is currently fighting for better seeding in the playoffs, with the possibility of rising as high as the No. 2 seed, so the Panthers are expected to hold nothing back.


  • What:Carolina Panthers (11-4) vs. Atlanta Falcons (9-6)
  • When: Sun., Dec. 31, 4:25 p.m. ET
  • Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
  • TV:FOX
  • Announcers:Play-by-play – Joe Buck, color analyst – Troy Aikman
  • Online: NFL Game Pass (out-of-market games can be viewed live)
  • Radio: 92.9 The Game is the Falcons' official radio network. For a list of radio affiliates outside of Atlanta, click here. Fans who also have Sirius or XM Radio can find a list of NFL games, here.

For a full map of every NFL broadcast this weekend, and which games will be available in certain areas, *click here. *

Weather forecast

Here's the current forecast for Atlanta on Sunday, according to The Weather Channel:

  • Afternoon showers
  • High/low: 36/21
  • 40 percent chance of precipitation
  • 64 percent humidity

Injury updates

Aside from missing one or two players each week, the Falcons have been among the healthier teams in the NFL this season. That appears to be the case once again heading into the final game against the Panthers. There are a few injuries to track as the week progresses but none that seem overly concerning. Here is the Falcons' injury report from Wednesday's practice:

  • WR Julio Jones (ankle/thumb) – did not participate
  • OL Andy Levitre (triceps) – limited
  • OL Alex Mack (calf) – limited
  • OL Wes Schweitzer (groin) – limited
  • TE Levine Toilolo (knee) – did not participate

The Panthers' injury report was a good deal longer. While signs point to many of these players suiting up on Sunday, it's worth noting that Carolina has accrued some bumps and bruises heading into the weekend. Here is the Panthers' injury report from Wednesday:

  • DE Mario Addison (hip) – limited
  • S Kurt Coleman (ankle) – did not participate
  • WR Devin Funchess (shoulder) – limited
  • C Ryan Kalil (shoulder) – limited
  • QB Cam Newton (right shoulder) – limited
  • OL Andrew Norwell (ankle) – limited
  • LB Spencer Paysinger (ankle) – limited
  • WR Russell Shepard (shoulder) – limited
  • LB Shaq Thompson (foot) – did not participate
  • OL Trai Turner (concussion) – limited
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