Up next for the 49ers are the Carolina Panthers. Although the Panthers came to Candlestick earlier this season and beat San Francisco, the 49ers are the better team and have a very good shot at winning their second straight road playoff game.
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 had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.
Aqib Talib was on the practice field for the Patriots on Wednesday, as the team prepares for a tough matchup against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos Sunday night at Gillette
Levan Reid hands out his awards for the Patriots 24-20 loss to the Panthers.
For Steve Smith, the trash talk didn’t stop when the clock hit zeroes.
In a game that was expected to be a defensive battle, the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers both displayed very efficient offenses. Unfortunately for New England, Carolina’s offense was just a little more efficient.
The Ups and Downs from the Patriots’ 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
Follow along for all the updates as the Patriots take on the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football.
What to watch for when the Patriots take on the Panthers in Monday Night Football.