The Panthers knock off the Philadelpha Eagles in the NFC Championship game to win their first ever conference championship and advance to their first Super Bowl.
2 of 5Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Jan. 5, 1997
The Panthers shock the defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys 26-17 after touchdowns by Wesley Walls and Willie Green.
3 of 5Chuck Burton/AP
Dec. 22, 1996
The Panthers knock off the Steelers to clinch their first ever division title and finish the season 12-4 in just their second season.
4 of 5Bill Frakes/SI
Feb. 1, 2004
The Panthers lost a heartbreaker in Super Bowl XXXVIII, but shocked the nation by showing up in the Super Bowl one year after going 1-15. Jake Delhomme played a fabulous game, but Carolina could not overcome a last-second field goal by Adam Vinatieri.
5 of 5Paul Sakuma/AP
Nov. 5, 1995
The Panthers win their fourth consecutive game in their expansion year by beating the San Francisco 49ers 13-7. It marked he first time an expansion team won four consecutive games and the first time one defeated a defending Super Bowl champion.
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