Injury Report: Panthers Rule Jared Allen Out For NFC ChampionshipThe Carolina Panthers lost their second key defensive starter this postseason, as they ruled out defensive end Jared Allen this week before the NFC Championship game with the Arizona Cardinals. He joins Charles Tillman as starters falling in the playoffs.
Team Grades: Panthers Hold On To Beat Seahawks In PlayoffsThe Carolina Panthers got off to a hot start and looked like they were going to roll all over the Seattle Seahawks. However, the Seahawks charged back and made it a game until the Panthers held on to win by one touchdown and will head to the NFC Championship next week.
Injury Report: Carolina Panthers Entering Playoffs HealthyJonathan Stewart returns for the Carolina Panthers just in time for the playoffs while Ted Ginn Jr. has also returned to practice. With that, the Panthers are almost compeltely healthy heading into the playoff game with the Seattle Seahawks.
Tackling Sets Seahawks Apart In PlayoffsSome defenses in the National Football League are blessed with great athletes. Others hide weaknesses with unique schemes. The Seattle Seahawks' defense has great athletes, a simple scheme, and players who enjoy doling out bone-crunching tackles.
Three Keys To A Seattle Victory Over CarolinaSeattle must make the most of their home-field advantage against the Panthers.
Heavy Favorite Hawks Should Be Wary Of UnderdogsVegas oddsmakers like the 'Hawks chances, but more than a few NFL playoff upsets should keep Seattle wary
Seahawks Big Favorites Over Carolina
Cam Newton Is A Big Challenge For The Seattle SeahawksA dual-threat quarterback is something the Seattle Seahawks' stellar defense has not seen yet. Aaron Rodgers and Tony Romo are mobile QBs, but they run only out of necessity. Newton runs by design, as the Panthers utilize the read option he ran at Auburn.