Peyton Manning’s record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL MVP award Saturday night in a landslide.
The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.
When Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said that he felt the team under the most pressure this week will be San Francisco he was dead wrong. Not only is his team the one that HAS to win this game, if he really believes that the Panthers are playing with house money he is setting his team up for failure.
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.
Mike Felger and Tony Massarotti opened their show previewing the Monday Night Football showdown between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers.
With Scott Zolak down in Carolina to call tonight’s game, Mike Flynn joined Andy Gresh in studio to preview the big Monday Night Football showdown between the Patriots and Panthers.
For Ron Rivera, wishful thinking out loud had become prophecy. Faith in a 1-3 football team had been rewarded.
The Patriots were off on Sunday, but there was still plenty of football to talk with CBS Sports and WFAN’s Boomer Esiason.