A Carolina Panthers “must win” is attainable by executing in these key areas.
Three straight losses have the Carolina Panthers season on the brink of no return. After winning six games through the first eight of the season, a combination of let downs in multiple areas has led to zero wins over the second half.
A commanding lead in the wildcard race was erased last week after a home loss to the Seattle Seahawks and for the first time all season Carolina is out of the current playoff picture. Even a once seemingly guaranteed accomplishment of consecutive winning seasons will be in serious jeopardy if the Panthers can’t defeat Tampa Bay a second time.
Carolina won convincingly at Bank of America Stadium, their last victory coming four weeks ago, but for a team that has struggled considerably away from home the trip to Florida provides a scary matchup. The Buccaneers have proven to be resilient after suffering four straight losses of their own with a resurgent win over the San Francisco 49ers last week.
Continue to see how the Panthers can win their second road game of the season and remain in the playoff conversation.