1997 - NFC West Champs
January 5, 1997 - The Carolina Panthers beat the Dallas Cowboys 29-6 in their division playoffs at the new Ericsson Stadium. They are now the NFC Western Division champs! Later this month, the Panthers will lose the conference championship game against the Green Bay Packers in Wisconsin's frigid cold. But fans will long remember the Panthers' stunning first season at Ericsson Stadium.