WHERE: Land Shark Stadium
WHEN: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET
TV: Live, WFOR-TV (Miami/Fort Lauderdale) and WXCW-TV (Fort Myers/West Palm Beach), Craig Bolerjack (play-by-play), Bob Griese (analysis), Nat Moore (analysis) and Kim Bokamper (sidelines); Tape delay, NFL Network, Sunday, 1 p.m. ET
Radio: WQAM, Jimmy Cefalo (play-by-play), Jim Mandich (commentary) and Joe Rose (commentary); WSUA (Spanish), Roly Martin and Raul Striker Jr.
Preseason series record: Carolina leads 1-0
Last preseason meeting: 2006 at Carolina: Panthers 19, Dolphins 10
The coaches: Dolphins — Tony Sparano (2nd year); Panthers — John Fox (8th year)
2008 NFL rankings: Dolphins — 12th in total offense, 11th in rushing offense, 10th in passing offense, 15th in total defense, 10th in rushing defense, 25th in passing defense; Panthers — 10th in total offense, 3rd in rushing offense, 19th in passing offense, 18th in total defense, 20th in rushing offense, 16th in passing defense