The Carolina Panthers had a magical 15-1 regular season and defeated the other two best teams in the NFC to advance to the Super Bowl. Get your popcorn ready, as we will re-live the Panthers win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional round.
The Carolina Panthers had a magical 2015-2016 season.
When Kelvin Benjamin was injured during the preseason, it seemed like the Panthers would have a hard time making the playoffs. Not only did they make the playoffs but they went all the way to the Super Bowl. Unfortunately for Carolina it wasn’t a happy ending, but the journey to that point was special.
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This is article one of a three-part article series in which we will break down each quarter from all three Panther playoff games from this past season. Up first, the blowout against the Seattle Seahawks, which ended up being a close game in the 2nd half.
The match-up between Seattle and Carolina was highly anticipated. Carolina had a better season than Seattle but at the moment the Panthers were unable to get over the hump in the playoffs. Seattle had been to two consecutive Super Bowls so experience was on their side.
A lot of analysts said that the Seahawks were the favorites to win this game, despite it being in Charlotte. The Panthers felt disrespected by that and they should’ve.
Get some popcorn, sit back, and re-live the great win against the rival Seahawks. Up until this season Carolina couldn’t beat Seattle. They were the Big Brother. Not anymore.