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NFL Rumors and News: Vikings vs Panthers game to be postponed?

The National Football League announced that the Minnesota Vikings and the Carolina Panthers game will push through despite a threat from the protesters around Charlotte after the fatal shooting of an African-American.

According to the NFL, the City of Charlotte news release says:

Interim City Manager Ron Kimble has declared the Sept. 25 Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings game an Extraordinary Event to enhance public safety.

The game will be held at 1 p.m. at Bank of America Stadium.

ESPN reports that some of the protesters will try to block entrances on the football game.

“…police received word Saturday night that protesters will gather Sunday morning at Marshall Park, about a mile from Bank of America Stadium, and will march down to the stadium and try to block all of its entrances — even those for the players and officials.”

The Minnesota Vikings (2-0) are coming from a 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers in Week 2. Sam Bradford completed 22 of 31 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Vikings.

The Carolina Panthers (1-1) are coming from a 46-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2. Cam Newton completed 24 of 40 passes for 353 yards and four touchdowns against one interception.

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