Charlotte, N.C. - There seems to be a connection between Panthers wins and a spike in emergency 911 calls.
"Between half-time and a couple of hours after the game, we see about twice the amount of calls than we would have on a regular Sunday," said Tim Marshburn with MEDIC.
Marshburn says MEDIC expects the same thing to happen this Sunday during the Super Bowl.
"We actually predicted the Super Bowl back in December. We froze our vacation for this Sunday to make sure we had the max amount of staff," said Marshburn.
Just for fun, we asked Panthers fans what they would do if they needed a doctor in the middle of Sunday’s big game. Some say they’d hold off.
"I'd call 911 and they can assess it. If they want me to go, I’ll go. If not, they can watch the game with us," said Bronkos fan Rose Digregorio.
"My daughter’s a nurse practitioner so she’ll look at me while I’m there because I’m going to put it off," said Panthers fan Mark Gunzelman.
While others say they’d interrupt the game to go.
"I’ll go to the doctor, just push the record button," said Donald Thomas.
"Go to the doctor! Watch the game on your phone, but I’d go to the doctor," said Kathleen Romasco.
The party isn't over though on Sunday.
"We're looking forward to Tuesday’s parade and victory celebration. We froze that day in vacation as well," said Marshburn.
He says the spike in calls have added up to about 30 extra 911 calls each time the Panthers played this season.