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Panthers video: How they became a playoff team

Published: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 - 1:50 pm
Last Modified: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 - 11:23 pm

Riding what many consider the best defense in the NFL, the Carolina Panthers returned to the NFL playoffs this season. Here’s a look at how they went from also-ran to contender.

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Matt was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green.

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