Jake Delhomme, Jordan Gross Compare ’03 Panthers to Current Team

January 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2003 Carolina Panthers will forever hold a special place in team history for their fans because they were the first Panthers squad to reach the Super Bowl, but they wouldn’t beat this season’s version.
Just ask them.
According to David Newton of ESPN.com, quarterback Jake Delhomme and offensive tackle Jordan Gross would pick the 2015 Panthers in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup between the franchise's two Super Bowl participants.   
It is hard to argue with their assertions on paper considering the 2003 Panthers went 11-5 and lost the Super Bowl to the New England Patriots 32-29 after Adam Vinatieri drilled a 41-yard field goal. This season’s team went 15-1, features likely MVP Cam Newton, and outscored the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks by a combined 48 points in the first halves of their two playoff games.
David Newton passed along Gross comments:
We were named the 'Cardiac Cats' because you thought we were goin...

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