11 classic Panthers games to stream on NFL Game Pass

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Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, a large part of the world has come screeching to a halt, including the sports world. With leagues suspending play, there no live sports to watch.

To help fill that void, the NFL has opened up access to its NFL Game Pass streaming service to all fans through the end of May. The service includes full broadcast replays of every NFL game dating back to the 2009 season in commercial-free high definition, plus condensed 45-minute highlights and access to NFL Films productions like "Hard Knocks" and "A Football Life."

So instead of binging another show on Netflix, why not relive some of the best moments in Panthers history? Here are 11 good re-watches:

2011: WEEK 3 VS. JACKSONVILLE

2011 marked a period of transition for Carolina, with new head coach Ron Rivera and rookie quarterback Cam Newton taking the reins. Entering Week 3, 0-2 Panthers were looking to jumpstart the new team. What started as a sunny afternoon at Bank of America Stadium quickly turned into an all-out monsoon by the second quarter before Carolina mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to mark the first win of the new era.

View photos from the first win of the Ron Rivera-Cam Newton era.

2013: WEEK 11 VS. NEW ENGLAND ON MONDAY NIGHT

The Patriots had already been the class of the league for more than a decade, making this Monday Night Football victory that much sweeter. After a back and forth game, Newton orchestrated some late-game heroics when he hit wide receiver, Ted Ginn Jr., for the go-ahead touchdown with under a minute to go. But the game wasn't over yet. After Tom Brady drove the Patriots down the field, things finally came to a controversial end after referees picked up a flag that was originally thrown for pass interference on linebacker Luke Kuechly.

But most of all, this game will always be remembered for wide receiver Steve Smith's iconic post-game message for Patriots' cornerback Aqib Talib: "Ice up, son."

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2013: WEEK 16 VS. NEW ORLEANS

Late in the fourth quarter, Newton drove the Panthers 65 yards in 32 seconds, capping the game-winning drive with a 14-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Domenik Hixon. Not only did the Hixon touchdown win the game for Carolina, but it gave the Panthers the first of three straight NFC South titles. Of course, the game-winner wouldn't have been possible if not for a monstrous performance by Kuechly, who recorded a career-high 24 tackles.

Hixon TD vs Saints in 2013

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2014: WEEK 14 AT NEW ORLEANS

Another year, another iconic win over the Saints. The Panthers had gone two months without a win until everything changed in New Orleans. Carolina's offense exploded, putting up 41 points, catapulting the Panthers on a four-game win streak that would end with the next game on this list.

Fozzy Whittaker TD Saints 2014

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2014: WEEK 17 AT ATLANTA

The Panthers entered Week 17 at 6-8-1, while the Falcons boasted a 6-9 record, and somehow, the two teams squared off in a de facto NFC South title game. Carolina's defense dominated in a 34-3 blowout that featured two interceptions returned for touchdowns, including safety Tre Boston's 84-yard pick-six.

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2015: WEEK 6 VS. SEATTLE

After starting 4-0, Carolina traveled West to face its unofficial nemesis. Over the previous three seasons, the Panthers and Seahawks had developed a solid rivalry thanks to a number of close games. But it was a one-sided rivalry, with Seattle winning five straight. But when Newton hit Olsen for a game-winning touchdown with 36 seconds left, the script flipped.

Greg Olsen at Seattle 2015

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2015: WEEK 12 AT DALLAS ON THANKSGIVING

The turkey and gravy were flowing during Carolina's first-ever Thanksgiving Day game. The interceptions were, too. Kuechly intercepted two of Tony Romo's passes, returning one for a touchdown, and safety Kurt Coleman added his own pick-six to keep the Panthers' undefeated campaign rolling at 11-0.

Luke Kuechly Dallas 2015

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2015: NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME VS. ARIZONA

It was the biggest game in Bank of America Stadium history – the first time the Panthers ever hosted the NFC Championship game – and the Panthers made it a laugher from the start. Whether it was Newton's 86-yard touchdown strike to Corey Brown, one of the defense's four interceptions, or Ginn zig-zagging across the field on his way to the end zone, there was no shortage of excitement in the Panthers' emphatic 49-15 victory that clinched the franchise's second Super Bowl trip.

Cam Newton leap NFC Championship 2015

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2017: WEEK 4 AT NEW ENGLAND

After the Panthers pulled out to a 14-point lead early in the fourth quarter, Brady did what he does, rallying the Patriots to tie things up. But with three minutes left, Newton and the offense methodically marched downfield to set up a 48-yard Graham Gano game-winner as time expired.

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2018: WEEK 5 VS. NEW YORK GIANTS

The Giants mounted a late comeback to take a 31-30 lead with just over a minute to go, but the Panthers responded by positioning themselves on the fringe of Gano's range. It came down to the kicker's right leg and a 63-yard prayer. What's more iconic than Gano's career-long make, though, came from the Panthers' Spanish radio broadcast:

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2018: WEEK 7 AT PHILADELPHIA

The Eagles took a 17-0 lead into fourth quarter before Newton and the Panthers finally got in gear. In the final quarter, Carolina put up 21 unanswered points to storm back.

Curtis Samuel TD Philadelphia 2018

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