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Charlotte, NC - The Carolina Panthers have released the team's preseason schedule. The exact dates for all games have not yet been announced.

The Panthers will have two home games, and two away games during the preseason.

The first home game at Bank of America Stadium is against the Buffalo Bills in Week 1.

The second will welcome the Kansas City Chiefs to Charlotte in Week 2 on August 17th at 8 PM.

Week 3 showcases a road game for the Panthers against the New England Patriots.

The preseason will wrap up for Carolina with another away game: at Pittsburgh on August 28th.

The Panthers have witnessed an off-season of roster changes.

The team released All-Pro wide receiver Steve Smith. They lost Ted Ginn Jr. and Brandon LaFell to free agency. Left tackle Jordan Gross retired.

The Panthers have signed wide receiver Jason Avant to the team in hopes to fill the void left by Steve Smith.

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