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The Matchup: To kick off their season, the Carolina Panthers will host the Cleveland Browns.
This game brings intrigued because of one key storyline: Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield vs. his former team.
The Browns drafted Mayfield first overall in 2018 and traded him to Carolina in July after acquiring Deshaun Watson.
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Both teams have good defenses, but the game will come down to which offense has more success.
While Watson serves his 11-game suspension, Cleveland’s passing game may struggled under the helm of backup Jacoby Brissett.
This should help the Panthers, which has a rejuvenated secondary after injuries last year.
Carolina is 4-2 against Cleveland all-time.
Jalon’s prediction: Panthers win, 24 -17