Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, and his staff were busy in practice ahead of the Carolina Panthers’ Week 4 game against the San Francisco 49ers.
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) CAROLINA PENSACOLA Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, right, runs past Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (Paul Sancya/AP) Panthers wide receivers Kelvin Benjamin and Devin Funchess both scored touchdowns during the game.
(Carolyn Kaster/AP, File) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (3) celebrates with running back Jonathan Stewart (11) after scoring the first touchdown during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2021, in New Orleans.
(Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo) Panthers running back Tarik Cohen (28) and wide receiver Devin Funches (31) run past Denver Nuggets guard Kaleb Tarczewski (23) and guard Jamal Murray (10) during the second half of the second day of a pro day at the NovaCare Complex, Monday, March 6, 2022, in Orlando, Fla.
(Jae C. Hong/AP Images) NFL Media: NFL Media analysts weigh in on the Panthers-Broncos matchup in the third and final game of the season.
(Bob Levey/Getty Images) Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (42) reacts after an interception by Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (10), during the fourth quarter of a NFL football match, Saturday.
(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Photos) Panthers cornerback A.J. Klein (28), left, sacks Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders (25) during a fourth quarter NFL football contest Saturday, Feb. 18, 2021.
(John McDonnell/The Washington Post) Panthers defensive tackle Jordan Hicks (82) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Denver Broncos during the preseason NFL football opener in Phoenix, Ariz., Friday, Oct. 7, 2021., during the NFL preseason opener in Tempe, Ariza.
(Photo by Patrick Semansky/AP Sports) Carolina Panthers quarterback Luke Kuchel (9) throws a pass during a second half NFL football action against the Philadelphia Eagles in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2021.(AP Photo: Eric Risberg) Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (15) celebrates a touchdown catch by Panthers runningback Ryan Mathews (16) in the first quarter against Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Tyron Smith (42), during a preseason NFL game in Phoenix on Saturday, Oct: 11, 2021 in Phoenix.
(Joe Burbank/AP/File) Panthers receiver Devin Fuller (28).
(AP photo: Scott Eklund) Panthers left tackle Ryan Kalil (77) is tackled by San Francisco Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett (51) during an NFL preseason football game at Arizona Stadium, Monday Oct. 22, 2021 on the campus of Arizona State University in Temecula, Calif.
(David Kadlubowski/Getty Press) Panthers safety Luke Kuzma (42).
(Photo: Jonathan Daniel/AP / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (2) reacts during the final minutes of the game against Carolina Panthers during the NFC Championship Game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday Feb. 12, 2021… (Adam Hunger/The Denver Post via Getty Press) Panthers quarterback Cam Palmer (7) passes against the Houston Texans during the AFC Wild Card playoff game at the Alamodome in Houston, Texas Sunday, Feb 1, 2019.
(Mark J. Rebilas/AP file) Broncos quarterback Cam Anderson (12) passes during the team’s preseason game against New England Patriots on Sunday, Nov 5, 2020 at ATOM Stadium in Houston.
(Alex Brandon/AP photo) Panthers tackle Luke Kuchschenk (62) sacks Denver linebacker Shaq Lawson (27) during second half action of the NFL game against San Francisco in Denver, Thursday, Nov 11, 2020.
(Marcus Hayes/The Broncos Post via AP) Panthers guard Evan Dietrich-Smith (32) and tackle Luke Bowanko (37) tackle San Francisco cornerback Tramaine Brock (16), center Max Unger (33) and defensive end Aaron Lynch (31), during an NBA preseason basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers, Sunday Oct. 1,… (Adam Goldberg/AP FILE) Panthers coachRon Rivera, center, speaks during the Carolina-Philadelphia preseason game in Carson on Sunday.
(Dave Wasinger/Associated Press) CAROLINA PANTHERS Panthers wideout Devin Funch celebrates with wide receiver Corey Coleman (3), running back Brandon Chubb (22), cornerback Josh Norman (10)-left, linebacker Daryl Worley