What burning questions are Carolina Panthers fans asking ahead of their critical Week 15 home matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers?
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The Carolina Panthers are playing meaningful football in the month of December with an opportunity at their first NFC South championship crown since their historic 2015 season.
This franchise has gone through a lot this season. They’ve started three quarterbacks, fired an underwhelming head coach, and started the season 1-5 while at one point having a 40 percent chance at having the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Yet, the Panthers are fighting for a playoff spot thanks to key wins at home against all three of their NFC South opponents and a critical victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 14.
A lot of the credit goes to interim coach Steve Wilks, who has established a new culture in the building and kept the ship afloat. His defense has been playing like a top-10 unit over the last several weeks. And the offense has become a potent rushing attack that leans heavily on running backs.
Panthers fans have been searching for any sign of hope and optimism. That was through preparing their minds for the draft or having a chance to see their team in the postseason for the first time in five years.
It’s a weird, yet exciting time to be a fan of this organization. Without further ado, here are four burning questions fans are asking ahead of Sunday’s important home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.