The Carolina Panthers are one of the hottest teams in the NFL right now, without a doubt. After a year last season in which criticisms were running rampant with star QB Cam Newton and head coach Ron Rivera, this team has put together a five-game win streak, and they’re looking to make it six tonight if they can beat the New England Patriots.
So far, they’re off to a hell of a good start.
As the first half comes to a close, the Panthers currently hold a 10-3 lead over the Pats at home.
The Panthers got seven in the first quarter off of a terrific first quarter pass over the middle from Newton to LSU-product Brandon Lafell, which resulted in a nine-yard score:
If the offense works like this on a consistent basis, especially with the way the Carolina defense plays, there’s not telling where this team could end up down the road. Super Bowl? It’s a possibility.