Broncos vs Panthers 2016: Live stream, how to watch online (9/8/16)

A rematch of last season’s Super Bowl kicks off Thursday night ##Broncos vs Panthers# in Denver as the Broncos host the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the first game of the 2016 NFL season.
Here’s everything you need to know about watching the game:
Who: Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2016
Where: Denver, Colorado
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. ET
TV/Radio:  NBC:  Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Kurt Warner, Tony Boselli (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Car), 81 (Den). XM: 88 (WW1), 226 (Car), 225 (Den).
Livestream:NFL Live Stream Pass; NBC Sunday Night Football
Line: Carolina, -3

MORE: The last time the Broncos played a football game they had a future Hall of Famer lining up behind center. On Thursday, they’ll start a rookie.

Indeed, it’s a new era in Denver: Peyton Manning is gone, having retired after winning last February’s Super Bowl, and rookie Trevor Siemian is taking over after he was named the Week 1 starter at the end of training camp.

Who is Trevor Siemian? He is a 24-year-old QB from Northwestern who was an All-State passer in Florida, throwing for over 6,000 yards as a prep. At Northwestern he threw for 5,931 yards and 27 TDs. Siemian was 27-for-43 with 285 yards and a touchdown this preseason. He tossed two interceptions.

Opposing Siemian, of course, is Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who might be the best all-around player in football. Last year he was named MVP of the league. In five seasons Newton has thrown for 18,263 yards and 117 touchdowns against 64 interceptions.

More notes on the game from the NFL:
1st SB rematch on KO Weekend since 1970 (KC vs. Min)…PANTHERS: Advanced to SB 50…Won division for 6th time (1996, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015) last year…QB CAM NEWTON named NFL MVP in 2015. Became only player ever with 30+ pass TDs (35) & 10+ rush TDs (10) in season…RB JONATHAN STEWART had 1,088 scrimmage yards in 2015, 3rd career season with 1,000+ scrimmage yards…TE GREG OLSEN led team in catches (77) & rec. yards (1,104) last season & had 7 TDs. Only NFL TE with 5+ rec. TDs in each of past 8 seasons…LB LUKE KUECHLY led team with 118 tackles in 2015. Since entering NFL in 2012, leads league with 591 tackles. LB THOMAS DAVIS has 816 career tackles, 3rd among active NFC LBs. DE KONY EALY had 3 sacks & INT in SB 50. S KURT COLEMAN has 18 INTs since 2011, tied for 2nd among S (incl. playoffs)…

BRONCOS: Won 3rd SB last season…QB TREVOR SIEMIAN makes 1st career start. Broncos are 1st defending SB champ to start QB with 0 career pass att. in season opener…RB C.J. ANDERSON has 5 rush TDs in past 5 at home (incl. playoffs)…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS led team in catches (105) & rec. yards (1,304) last season. Is only Bronco with 4 consecutive 1,200-yard seasons. Since 2012, ranks 2nd in NFL with 5,787 rec. yards. Only NFL player with 5,500+ rec. yards (5,787) & 40+ rec. TDs (41) since 2012. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS had 1,135 rec. yards last year, his 2nd consecutive 1,000-yard season…Broncos led NFL in total (283.1 yards per game) & pass defense (199.6 yards per game). LB VON MILLER won SB 50 MVP & had 2.5 sacks with 2 FFs. In past 2 (AFC CG & SB), has 5 sacks, 2 FFs & INT. Since 2011, ranks 2nd in NFL with 60 sacks. LBDE MARCUS WARE is 2nd among active players with 134.5 career sacks. Incl. SB, Ware has 7.5 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in 6 games vs. Car. Ware’s teams are 6-0 in those meetings. Since 2008, CB AQIB TALIB leads NFL with 8 INT-TDs.