CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman have expressed confidence in quarterback Cam Newton and coach Ron Rivera following the team’s first playoff season in five years.
The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It doesn’t surprise safety Mike Mitchell that the Carolina Panthers are only the third home underdog in the NFL divisional playoffs in the past 20 years. “We haven’t gotten much respect all year,” he said. “It looks like we still have people to prove wrong.”
Of the eight quarterbacks still alive in the NFL playoffs, Cam Newton has the least amount of postseason experience – and it’s not even close. Why? Because Sunday marks the first playoff game of his career.
CBS NFL Today Analyst Boomer Esiason joined Frank and Yarbs to preview the Panthers/49ers divisional playoff game. Why does Boomer think the game will come down to Cam Newton vs. Colin Kaepernick. Can the Panther defense carry the team to victory?
Greg Cosell, from NFL Films and ESPN’s NFL Matchups, stops by for his weekly NFL film breakdown with Mac and Jim.
‘Keep pounding!’ That’s the catch phrase of the weekend as our Panthers – the NFC South Champions – battle Jim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick’s San Fransisco 49ers this Sunday!
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With the 49ers looking red-hot and the Panthers well-rested, this game figures to be another close one. Vegas oddsmakers concur, assigning this game the tightest line of the weekend of San Francisco by 1.5 points.
Cam Newton doesn’t like being compared to Colin Kaepernick. “Two different players,” Newton said.