Zimmer's defense has stifled Rodgers in four of the six games in which they've squared off
Cam Newton made almost everyone around him look better in 2015, but the Carolina Panthers were exposed on the offensive line by an elite defense in Super Bowl 50. GM Dave Gettleman doesn't like his team to lose in the trenches.
With a number of teams searching for safety help, a talent like Neal might not make it until day two of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Controversial moves helped the Carolina Panthers emerge as champions of the NFC and return to the Super Bowl, but more must be done to maintain the lofty perch.
Key players around the league will see their salaries guarantee in February and March, while the 2016 league year begins on March 9.
The Panthers are making themselves feel right at home.
How do the Panthers and Broncos match up financially at each position?
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.
Roman Harper probably suffered the ugliest injury of the weekend.
The Carolina Panthers are a slow-simmering Super Bowl contender.

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