Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, says he would rather not open the season with a Super Bowl rematch on the road. For one thing, the Thursday opener takes away preparation time. It also denies his team a home opener to celebrate its NFC championship.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, says he would rather not open the season with a Super Bowl rematch on the road. For one thing, the Thursday opener takes away preparation time. It also denies his team a home opener to celebrate its NFC championship. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, says he would rather not open the season with a Super Bowl rematch on the road. For one thing, the Thursday opener takes away preparation time. It also denies his team a home opener to celebrate its NFC championship. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera not a fan of Super Bowl rematch against Broncos

September 04, 2016 08:05 PM

UPDATED September 04, 2016 09:00 PM

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