The Panthers vs Texans live stream is here and it features a Carolina defense trying to stay hot as they welcome a Houston offense looking for consistency. Sam Darnold leads his (2-0) Panthers against the (1-1) Texans in In this NFL live stream.
Sam Darnold’s Carolina career is off to a fine start. After beating the team that traded him away in week one in the New York Jets, the 24-year-old threw two touchdowns in the Panthers’ 26-7 win over the Saints last week. Through the first two starts of the season, Darnold has posted a 100.5 passer rating, more than 20 points higher than his career rating with the Jets. Also, his two wins in his two starts already match his win total from all of last year.
Of course there’s more to a team’s success than just the quarterback. Carolina’s defense has allowed the fewest points in the NFL heading into tonight's matchup, with just 21 points allowed. Sure they didn’t turn a lot of heads when they held the Jets to 14 points, but only allowing a touchdown to the Saints after Jameis Winston’s five touchdown game against the Packers, THAT raised some eyebrows. This week, the Panthers are licking their chops at the chance to face their second rookie quarterback in just three weeks.
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With Deshaun Watson’s legal issues still pending, the Texans named Tyrod Taylor their starting quarterback before the season. Taylor has now been placed on IR with a hamstring injury suffered in the second quarter of last week’s 31-21 loss to the Browns. Now, Davis Mills will take over as the Texans’ starting quarterback. Mills, a rookie third-round pick did get his first taste of the NFL against the Browns, completing 8-of-his-18 passes for 108 yards with touchdown and an interception while posting passer rating of 58.1.
Panthers are still big road favorites as they enter Houston as 8-point favorites against the Texans as of the time of publishing. The over/under is 43.
Panthers Inactives: Shi Smith (WR) , A.J. Bouye (CB), Clay Johnston (LB), Phil Hoskins (DT), Michael Jordan (G), Deonte Brown (G) , DE Yetur Gross-Matos (DE)
Texans Inactives: Deshaun Watson (QB), Brevin Jordan (TE), Justin Reid (DB), Terrance Mitchell (DB), Jordan Jenkins (DL), Kamu Grugier-Hill (LB), Danny Amendola (WR)
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Panthers vs Texans live streams in the US
In the US, the Panthers vs Texans live stream will be broadcast at 8:20 p.m. ET / 5:20 p.m. PT today (Thursday, Sept. 23) on the NFL Network, which are available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services: Fubo TV and Sling TV.
If FOX, ESPN, NBC and NFL Network have typically been enough to get you all the football you need, you could rely on Sling (which doesn't include CBS, and RedZone is available with the Sports Extra add on). You can get CBS NFL games via Paramount Plus, if you want.
The more comprehensive package comes from Fubo TV, as it has all five of the main channels you'll want: CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and the NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.
It's a case of "you get what you pay for" as Sling Orange & Blue (which you'd need to get ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network) costs $50 per month, while the Fubo TV Standard package gives you all of the above, for $65 per month.
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Panthers vs Texans live streams in the UK
American football fans across the pond can watch Panthers vs Texans on Sky Sports (opens in new tab), the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season.
The Panthers vs Texans live stream starts at 1:20 a.m. BST Friday morning on Sky Sports Main Event.
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Panthers vs Texans live streams in Canada
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