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Cardinals vs. Panthers NFL playoff results: Recapping the 27-16 loss

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What was written about the Cardinals game?

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Well, you know the result by now. 27-16. The season is over for the Arizona Cardinals. Here are the recaps from around the Internet, as well as some other NFL news.

Cardinals:

Cardinals' Season Ends With Rough Playoff Loss
Can't hold on to lead as offensive woes, third-quarter meltdown doom Wild Card try

Cardinals Blogs | Panthers playoff aftermath
The Cardinals didn’t have enough. They just didn’t, and while Bruce Arians said he doesn’t buy into that line of thinking – “We have to gameplan to win games” – it doesn’t make it any less true.

Game Day Social: Cardinals at Panthers
Social media chatter before the wild card matchup in Carolina

Arizona Cardinals' season ends with playoff loss to Carolina Panthers
When reflecting on the Cardinals 2014 season, some people will trace its expiration date to Nov. 9, when quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a season ending knee injury.

Receiver Larry Fitzgerald might have played his last game as an Arizona Cardinal
Saturday's wild-card game might have been receiver Larry Fitzgerald's last as a Cardinal. A 12-yard reception in the fourth quarter might have been his last in the team's uniform.

NFL playoffs: Arizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers updates, analysis
The Arizona Cardinals open the NFL playoffs with a wild-card matchup against the Carolina Panthers.

Game Balls: Carolina vs. Arizona - ESPN Video - ESPN
Panthers reporter David Newton's game ball goes to Luke Kuechly, who led the team with 10 tackles, had an interception and tipped a pass that resulted in another pick. Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss honors Darren Fells, who had his first career TD.

Arizona Cardinals gain fewest total yards in a postseason game in NFL history - ESPN

The Arizona Cardinals made history in Saturday's 27-16 wild card loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Inside Slant: Ed Hochuli's coin toss, 'Jungle Boy' and more - ESPN

From a mangled opening coin toss to a bizarrely broadcasted reference to a series of debatable calls, referee Ed Hochuli had a memorable game Saturday in Charlotte, N.C.

Top stats to know: Panthers def. Cardinals - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN

The Carolina Panthers joined the 2010 Seattle Seahawks as the only teams to win a playoff game after compiling a losing record in the regular season.

Cam Newton Talks Playoff Victory - ESPN Video - ESPN

ESPN Video: Cam Newton comments on the Panthers' 27-16 playoff victory over the Cardinals.

Rapid Reaction: Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

A few thoughts on the Arizona Cardinals' 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

NFL wild card: Cardinals at Panthers | FOX Sports

NFL wild card: Cardinals at Panthers gallery.

Arizona Cardinals eliminated: 3 pressing issues they face this offseason | FOX Sports

With a loss in the first round of the NFL postseason, the Cardinals must address some key areas this offseason.

Cardinals season ends in historically futile fashion | FOX Sports

After a 9-1 start, Arizona's once promising season was undone by a rash of injuries, including to quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton, that left Ryan Lindley as the starting QB for the team's first playoff apearance since 2009.

As Cardinals' season ends, impossible not to imagine what might have been | FOX Sports

The storyline of the Cardinals' season was overcoming injuries, but losing their starting and backup QBs was too much to manage.

Arians: First Ryan Lindley interception 'deciding factor' for Arizona Cardinals

Arizona's backup quarterback imploded in the second half, costing the Cardinals their comeback attempt.

Cardinals suffer historically bad loss in playoff game: By the Numbers

A season held together by snippets of athletic tape is over for the Arizona Cardinals.

Big Red Recap: Arizona Cardinals' season ends in ugly Wild Card loss to Carolina

Big Red Recap: Arizona Cardinals' season ends in ugly Wild Card loss to Carolina

Cardinals set NFL playoff record for fewest yards - SBNation.com
The Arizona Cardinals were pretty bad on Saturday. Historically bad.

NFL:

Ravens vs. Steelers 2015 results: 3 things we learned from Baltimore's 30-17 wild card win - SBNation.com
Baltimore's banged-up defense came up big in a 30-17 win.

The fatal flaws of every team in the NFL playoffs - SBNation.com
The postseason begins Saturday, which means it's now win-or-go-home for everyone. Danny Kelly explains why each of the 12 teams in the playoffs could experience disaster.

Picking the NFL wild card winners based on local flavor - SBNation.com
Playoff picks based on what really matters.

Can Ndamukong Suh and DeAndre Levy control DeMarco Murray and the Cowboys running game? - SBNation.com
If the Lions can keep Murray in check, they'll make it to the next round of the playoffs. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White explains.