The Carolina Panthers have not been to the playoffs since 2008. The upcoming game against the San Francisco 49ers will mark just the fifth time in franchise history that the Panthers have been to the playoffs, and that means the team is severely lacking in playoff experience.
Two year old son of the Minnesota running back in critical condition after beating while Vikings quarterback situation remains murky. Carolina in good shape looking to rebound from tough loss a week ago.
The health of the Panthers secondary is much better than two weeks ago and the bye could not have come at a better time.
New York has yet to establish any kind of effective ground game so Carolina could see a lot of ball in the air on Sunday.
History is already against Carolina making the playoffs after a 0-2 start, but a win could put everyone back in good spirits.
Seattle’s DE Chris Clemmons and CB Brandon Browner and Carolina’s DT Dwan Edwards and S Michael Mitchell could miss game