With an opening week loss and the Patriots coming to town, the Panthers are staring right at another slow start.
Several teams are counting on the recoveries of injured players to turn their fortunes around in '05.
It might be easy to forget that Jake Delhomme enters the '04 season with just 20 career starts.
Not surprisingly, the Super Bowl champion Patriots have a few of the deepest units throughout the league.
The running of Antowain Smith and defense of Rodney Harrison are among the reasons New England will beat Carolina.
Jake Delhomme's confidence and poise are a big reason the Panthers are in the Super Bowl.
Key newcomers Stephen Davis and Rodney Harrison are expected to butt heads often on Super Bowl Sunday.
After seven straight wins, the Eagles look like a good bet to make their third straight conference championship.