Gumbel did not give his pick, but the rest all picked the Panthers.
Phil Simms: "(The Panthers) look pretty good. You have to take into account who they are playing. When you look at the Carolina Panthers, you can't judge the record because this team has transformed itself with different players on the field. It fits together and they're playing great."
Ed Reed: "Cam Newton is healthy, running the football, throwing perfect passes. The defense is playing well. Arizona's been struggling a lot. They haven't been scoring very many points, and they're losing their steam."
Boomer Esiason: "You talk about a team that has really raised the level of their game the last month of the season, that is the Carolina Panthers. Boy, have they played great...How do you go against what Carolina has done the last four weeks right now?"
What do you think of their picks?