Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates the team's early success against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of their NFC Divisional game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime.
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates the team's early success against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of their NFC Divisional game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates the team's early success against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of their NFC Divisional game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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