2014 has seen the NFC South go from one of the strongest divisions in the NFL to the laughing-stock in all of professional sports. I understand that winning any division in the NFL is a tough order to accomplish but this season could see a team go 6-10 or 5-11
Monday night was one of the worst games that the Carolina Panthers have ever played. They turned the ball over twice in their first three plays. Cam Newton had three interceptions, two fumbles and was sacked nine times. The defense made Mark Sanchez look like Peyton Manning.
Such a horrible game is
Aaron Rodgers dropped back to pass on first down. To his right, he saw a wide open Jordy Nelson. He hit Nelson in stride, who juked a few Carolina defenders and scored a touchdown. It was flawless, much like Green Bay's entire game.
Rodgers threw for three touchdowns for the fourth
The last time the Carolina Panthers and Green Bay Packers met was in 2011, Cam Newton's rookie season. That game was a shootout, as Newton passed for 432 yards and Aaron Rodgers threw for 308. The Packers won that game 30-23.
A similar scenario presents itself on Sunday, as the Panthers
Cam Newton finally returned to his old self. The dual-threat quarterback was finally able to run effectively for the first time this season, as he ran the ball 17 times for 107 yards and his first rushing touchdown of the season. He also added 284 passing yards and two touchdowns
The Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals, who are both coming off very surprising performances, will meet in Cincinnati on Sunday in a game that both teams need to win.
The Panthers went down 21-7 early against the Chicago Bears last week, but stormed back and won 31-24.
Meanwhile, the Bengals, who were
Last season, the NFC South sent two of its teams to the playoffs. The Carolina Panthers won the division and the number two seed in the NFC with a 12-4 record. The New Orleans Saints snagged a wild card spot and the number five seed with a record of 11-5.
One of the biggest storylines this week in the NFL was how Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. would handle playing against his former team. After all, in his 13 years in Carolina, he had been arguably the greatest player in franchise history, their all-time leader in receptions, receiving