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Saturday, November 9, 2013
W2W4: Panthers vs. 49ers

By David Newton

SAN FRANCISCO -- Some NFL analysts remain skeptical of the Carolina Panthers because their five wins are against opponents with a combined record of 8-33.

But did you know their upcoming opponent, San Francisco, has won five straight against opponents that are a combined 13-28? And you don't hear much about it?

Here are five keys as the Panthers (5-3) and 49ers (6-2) prepare to meet at 4:05 (ET) p.m. on Sunday at Candlestick Park: