The Carolina Panthers can now say they have that signature win everybody has been waiting to see: on the road, against the reigning NFC champions, in November.
NFL Today On CBS Analyst Boomer Esiason hopped on to preview Sunday’s Panthers 49ers matchup. Who does he think will win in this battle of elite defenses?
Two of the better teams in the NFC are about to face off against each other, and someone is going to see their winning streak come to an end. The Carolina Panthers have won four in a row and the San Francisco 49ers have a five-game winning streak going. San Francisco has made some roster moves though, and look to take down Cam Newton and the Panthers.
Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
Well, well, well. It’s Super Bowl Sunday this weekend, the biggest game of the year, seen by over a Billion people worldwide. It’s the culmination of yet another EPIC NFL season, and one of the most storied franchises enriched in football tradition. The San Francisco 49ers are going for a league high sixth Vince Lombardi trophy, while the Ravens look to bring home numero dos for their DIE HARD fans in Baltimore.
After being sidelined with a concussion earlier in the season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is handling an uncomfortable situation well, saying he is ready to back up Colin Kaepernick in the Super Bowl.