During the NFL’s Salute to Service Week, all Panthers players will have a decal on back of their helmets with the initials of a military member who died in service to the country.
Each player will have a decal honoring a different serviceman or woman. All service members being honored have some tie to the Carolinas. Family members of those being honored will receive replica helmets with player signatures on the field between the first and second quarters.
Among the hundreds of service members and their families being honored, Sgt. Scott C. Hiatt of the U.S. Army in Fort Bragg will bang the Keep Pounding drum.