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.
Comparing the Panthers to the 2013 Seattle Seahawks is high praise, and might be a bit premature, but if they keep playing the way they are it might not be that far off come playoff time.

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