The Panthers are 3-5-1, having gone 1-5-1 over their past seven games. Their best — and likely only — chance to return to the playoffs is to win the NFC South.
They trail division-leader New Orleans after a 28-10 loss to the Saints 12 days ago. With a December 7 game at New Orleans looming, they can’t afford to fall further behind.
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