The Carolina Panthers have a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs and they have an extra week to prepare for whatever team may end up facing them in Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton recently said that they don’t care who their opponent is, but the key to winning is forgetting about egos and focusing on their opponent.
The Carolina Panthers aren’t celebrating clinching their first playoff berth since in five years. There’s too much at stake this week.
Carolina has been on a roll for almost the entire season, and they’ve been able to stay relatively healthy along the way. With the most important week of the season approaching, some key names are on the shelf when they are needed most.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn’t downplaying the significance of this Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. When it comes to regular season games, Rivera said, “It’s about as big as it gets.”
Bobcats Head Coach, Steve Clifford, joins Mac and Jim after last night’s big win against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
Coach Ron Rivera said Carolina’s 31-13 loss to the Saints Sunday night was “humbling experience” and could help his team to refocus as it makes a playoff push.
There was a time when Ron Rivera’s Carolina Panthers couldn’t win a close game. Now they refuse to lose them. The streaking Panthers (8-3) have won seven straight games, including the last three by erasing fourth quarter deficits.
Charles Davis, from the NFL Network and Fox, stops by to discuss the Panthers, NFL, college football, and even a dash North Carolina Central hoops.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera knows Cam Newton is capable of making big plays. He said what’s encouraging now is Newton is starting to make those plays with the game on the line.
It’s a regular day in the Panthers’ locker room when offensive tackle Jordan Gross sees coach Ron Rivera walking by and says, “Hey, Riverboat Ron.”