Hitting on top-10 picks like Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly gave Carolina a foundation on both sides of the ball, but with twice as many undrafted free agents (18) as first-round picks (nine) on the current roster, General Manager Dave Gettleman and head coach Ron Rivera have led the Panthers on an unconventional route to Super Bowl 50.
Carson Palmer led what might have been the NFL's best passing offense this season while the Josh Norman-led Panthers defense may also have been the best in the league. Which side will come out on top this Sunday?
Who was the most valuable trade acquisition of 2015? Who did the most to cash in on a contract year? Which player was the worst contract-year extension by a team? Joel Corry has those answers and more.