Roman Harper Comments on Seahawks vs. Panthers Divisional-Round Matchup

January 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Carolina Panthers are licking their chops over their divisional-round rematch with the Seattle Seahawks.
Last January, the top-seeded Seahawks trumped the sub-.500 Panthers, 31-17, in Seattle en route to their second straight NFC title.
But both teams enter Sunday’s game in different standing than their meeting a year ago, and Panthers safety Roman Harper has no trepidation about facing the two-time defending NFC champs, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press.
"We are the better team," he said. "We have to go out and show confidence in who we are and the things that we have done all year—and don't shy away from the pressure."
Harper and the Panthers reached last year’s playoffs at 7-8-1 as winners of the porous NFC South, and won their wild card game against the Arizona Cardinals to set up their divisional date in Seattle.
Yet Harper acknowledged the Panthers merely walked into last year’s game rather than spear it head-on,...

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