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15-1, 1st in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Absolutely perfect day for the Super Bowl. Feels like a spring day in Charlotte with temperatures expected near 70 for kickoff, according to AccuWeather. If only this bus to the stadium had a sun roof.

Smart Money picks for Super Bowl 50 (1:57)
OTL Discussion: State of the NFL (6:17)
Favre on players before SB: 'Finally, it's here' (1:02)
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Unstoppable force, immovable object

Two of the league's best units -- led by the top two picks in 2011, Cam Newton and Von Miller -- will clash when the Panthers have the ball on Sunday. As the NFL's No. 1 defense, the Broncos hold the historical advantage.

Manning: 'I'm not lead singer anymore, but still in it (3:49)
What Wolfe overcame en route to NFL career (4:16)
Kenny Mayne really, really wants to interview Beyonce... gets Harbaugh instead (1:20)

Outside the gimmicks -- Panthers are good

They dab and dance. They give footballs to kids after TDs and rip down banners to defend their home turf. They shoot music videos in the locker room, and their QB wears sequined shoes and designer pants. Reality TV show?

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Source: Panthers expected to tag Norman

The Panthers are expected to place their franchise tender on CB Josh Norman if no deal is reached within the next month, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.


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ESPN sports betting analyst Jeff Ma looks at his favorite prop bets for Super Bowl 50.

SEC leaves mark on Super Bowl with eight MVPs (1:02)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on winning the NFL MVP Award: "I've received a lot of awards, but to be able to get this organization here, I'm really proud. We didn't get in this position by happenstance. It took years of hard work and dedication, and now we are reaping the benefits."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Cam Newton being named the NFL MVP: "This validates him, and deservedly so. He's done the things that we've asked of him, and he's developed into a player that a lot of us believed he could be. But for him, there's still more to come."

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

QBs have won AP NFL MVP & played in the Super Bowl 18 times. Their Super Bowl record: 6-12. Might not be a good omen for Cam Newton.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

El entrenador en jefe de los Carolina Panthers Ron Rivera fue nombrado "Coach del Aņo" por The Associated Press por segunda vez en tres aņos. Rivera recibiķ el 73% de los votos de primer lugar.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Final vote for AP NFL MVP: Cam Newton, Panthers 48 Tom Brady, Patriots 1 Carson Palmer, Cardinals. 1 Landslide

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton as expected wins NFL MVP Award. His goal though is to win the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Greene's boots. Pro Football Hall of Fame should bronze those too.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Greene: Nice bow to have Rams back in LA, Panthers in Super Bowl. Grateful to all four teams for which he played.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera named Coach of the Year for the second time in three years. Owner Jerry Richardson's patience pays off.

Team Stats

Passing Yards224.324th
Rushing Yards142.62nd
Points For31.31st
Points Against19.36th

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