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Looking Back: Seattle Seahawks defeat the Panthers in their last playoff meeting

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The Seattle Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers are meeting for the second time in the past two seasons in the playoffs. Both meetings have been in the Divisional Round as they in their second meeting right now.

The teams also played on January 22nd, 2006 when the Seahawks won 34-14. Both of the Seahawks wins over the Panthers have come at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. This time around, it’s at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kelvin Benjamin had a 15-yard touchdown from Cam Newton to cut the Seahawks lead to 31-17 with 2:34 remaining. The Seahawks won then run out the clock from there after getting the ball on the kickoff.

The Seahawks saw Kam Chancellor pick off Newton and return it 90-yards for an interception touchdown with 5:55 left in the game, as Seattle went up 31-10. They led 24-10 when Russell Wilson hit Luke Willson for a 25-yard touchdown at 10:26.

Seattle led 17-10 when Steven Hauschka made a 37-yard field goal at 14:55 — just seconds info the fourth quarter.

Jermaine Kearse made it 14-7 when he caught a 63-yard touchdown from Wilson at 4:54 in the second quarter. As the time expired in the first half, Graham Gano made a 35-yard field goal to cut the lead to 14-10.

Benjamin tied the game at 7 each when he caught a seven-yard touchdown from Newton at 7:44.

Doug Baldwin gave Seattle the early 7-0 lead when he caught a 16-yard touchdown reception from Wilson.

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