David Steele of the Sporting News, one of the three solo panelists, picked the Panthers to break up the chance for a Steelers sweep. All told, 24 of the 32 analysts represented in this week's panel sided with Pittsburgh.
Carolina Panthers Deliver Flowers To Synagogue Shooting Memorial
While seven of eight pickers at CBS Sports went with the Steelers, the SB Nation crew has changed course and moved toward showing Carolina a little love at least. Two weeks ago, seven of their seven writers wrongly picked the Ravens to win in Charlotte; this week three of the seven picked the Panthers though Pittsburgh edged Carolina out with four votes.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Carolina Panthers are the latest professional sports team to honor the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting.
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The team delivered flowers to the memorial outside of the Squirrel Hill synagogue Thursday morning according to a post on Twitter.
With these flowers we extend our deepest sympathies to the Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh. #StrongerThanHate pic.twitter.com/WNUdV4Knfa
Carolina is in town to face the Steelers on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:20 p.m.