The Charlotte Observer believes the Carolina defense will use "coverage disguises" in their secondary in an attempt to confuse QB Jameis Winston.
With Drew Brees (shoulder) ruled out for Week 3, the Carolina Panthers will face Saints quarterback Luke McCown.
Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (concussion) is making progress in the NFL's concussion protocol.
Carolina defensive lineman Star Lotulelei will likely miss Week 1 while he continues to recover from a foot injury.
The Charlotte Observer highlighted sack totals for Luke Kuechly and Kony Ealy as "key numbers" for the Panthers team in 2015.
The Panthers defense intercepted Tom Brady twice as they faced the Patriots in Week 3 of the NFL preseason.