Yes, it's still the bye week, meaning it'll be more than a week before the Panthers resume the regular season against the Giants on October 7.
But that doesn't mean you have to go that long without satisfying that competitive urge.
How can you still see your favorite team on TV this week? By playing Madden 19.
A couple hours of using Carolina in Franchise mode here, a few simulations of Panthers-Giants there - not judging, by the way - has probably made you an expert on every players' strengths and weaknesses.
Want to put that knowledge to the test?
Take our Madden 19 quiz to see if you know which Panther ranks highest in some of the game's most important categories. Some of the answers may surprise you.