The Carolina Panthers odds as it is of knocking off the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks in Century Link Field this weekend were not very high to begin with.
Seattle as it is, are one of the hardest teams to beat at home, plus have been 9-1 over their last 10 games and are one of the hottest teams entering the playoffs, thus making Carolina trying to defeat them such a daunting task. Now, Carolina will have to try and stop the defending champions without one of their best defenders on the field.
David Newton of ESPN has reported that Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei suffered a broken foot during Tuesday's practice and has been ruled out for the rest of the postseason, which also includes their NFC Divisional Round game this Saturday against the Seahawks.
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"Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei suffered a fractured foot during Tuesday's practice and is out for at least the NFC divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks."