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5 Things To Know About Panthers & 49ers Playoff Game

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.”

01/10/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after making a catch for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Extra Week Of Rest Allows Panthers To Be Very Healthy For 49ers

The Carolina Panthers were thrilled to get the first-round bye in the NFL playoffs because it meant one less game between them and the Super Bowl. They were also very grateful for it because it allowed a number of players to fully heal up.

01/10/2014

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Cornerback Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers defends against a pass to wide receiver Vincent Jackson #83 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December15, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Injuries To Carlos Rogers And Steve Smith Should Not Drastically Effect 49ers Or Panthers

The only two notable names that could miss this Sunday’s game between the 49ers and Panthers are Steve Smith and Carlos Rogers. While it’s unlikely that Smith will sit, it would not be a surprise to see Rogers not dressed. Regardless of what happens, both teams will be fine, and shouldn’t have to make any major adjustments.

01/10/2014

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49ers O-line Seeks Redemption vs. Panthers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ever since Jim Harbaugh arrived in San Francisco three years ago to build the 49ers into a consistent winner, a bruising offensive line has been the backbone of the team’s offensive success.

01/10/2014

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Panther CB Captain Munnerlyn Talks Panthers/49ers

Panthers starting conerback Captain Munnerlyn joined Frank and Yarbs to talk about the big game on Sunday in Charlotte.  What does Captain and the rest of the Panther defense need to do to keep the […]

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Streaks, Stats, Notes, & Opening Lines: 49ers @ Panthers

SAN FRANCISCO (13-4) at CAROLINA (12-4)

Sunday, 1:05 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE — 49ers by 2

01/10/2014

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Opelika-Auburn News Sports Editor Mike Szvetitz Recaps The BCS National Championship.

Opelika-Auburn News Sports Editor Mike Szvetitz Recaps The BCS National Championship.  Mike speaks on the job that Gus Malzahn did in turning Auburn around.  Who is coming back for Auburn?  Do they have a chance […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/09/2014

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Sports Verdict: Which Road Team Wins In Divisional Playoffs? Colts Vs. 49ers

With the divisional round of the playoffs this Sunday, fans will see their share of hotly contested battles and heart-stopping games resolved just as time expires. Which team is most likely to pull out a tough win on the road?

01/09/2014

Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Carolina Panthers at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers At Panthers Tickets Have Highest Premium Of Divisional Round

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.

01/09/2014

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Newton On Kaepernick: ‘Two Different Players’

Cam Newton doesn’t like being compared to Colin Kaepernick. “Two different players,” Newton said.

01/09/2014

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