Carolina Panthers Twenty Bracket Fox Region

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January 10, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams (34) runs the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half in the 2014 NFC Divisional playoff football game at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Fox Region: 7 Seed DeAngelo Williams vs 10 Seed Chris Gamble

Seventh Seed – DeAngelo Williams

Williams came to a Panther team looking for a signature running back. Williams gave them that primary running back. He gave the Panthers a monster season of 1550 rushing yards and twenty touchdowns in 2008, following it up with 1100 more in 2009. Williams then ran into the injury bug and has not reached the thousand yard threshold once. With Delhomme injured in 2006, the Panthers used Williams as a single wing. This would foreshadow the Wildcat offenses of Henning with the Dolphins.

Tenth Seed – Chris Gamble

Gamble played both ways at Ohio State on his way to the 2002 national title. He only ever played corner (and occasionally returner) with the Panthers. Gamble had the size you want out of a corner and he was consistent. Unlike Ricky Manning Jr or Ken Lucas, he was also around most of the time. His best year for interceptions was 2005, and teams generally started picking on the other corner.