NFC Power Rankings Week 11: Veterans’ Edition

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Cam Newton

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3. Carolina Panthers (6-3) Last week: 5

The Carolina Panthers defense is serious. Luke Kuechly is a star. They are tough, hard-nosed, and aggressive tackling machines.

“Scam” Newton and the offense struggled, but did enough to get a big time win on the road in the bay.

They are nipping on the heels of New Orleans in the NFC South front-runner race. Their reward for their success will be tested.

A Monday Night Football match-up with Tom Brady and New England will tell all about their squad.