The Panthers don’t have an easy road in 2017. The team lost its starting quarterback, running back, two offensive linemen and its sack leader from last year to the NFL. There schedule opens up with two preseason Top 10 teams in the first three weeks. And the ACC is filled with teams like Georgia Tech and NC ST who are looking to break into the national spotlight.
In the preseason, the Panthers were among the teams just outside the top 25, AKA in the “also receiving votes” club, and many prognosticators have Pitt between 7-9 wins (you can check out all the picks from the PSN staff as well as various local media here).
What do you think? Will the Panthers improve on last year’s total? Will they take a step back? Or will the streak of 8 wins continue for Pat Narduzzi’s squad?