Atlanta Falcons: State of the NFC South in Week 6

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Sep 27, 2015; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates after a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium. Carolina defeated the Saints 27-22. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Carolina Panthers

Record: 4-0
Position: 1st
Week 6: @ Seattle

With the Falcons losing, the Carolina Panthers are the only remaining undefeated team in the NFC South. Fresh off the bye, the Panthers will have to fight hard to ensure the streak continues. Awaiting this week is a road trip to the Seattle Seahawks, who are in desperate need of a win.

Seattle is 2-3 on the year and aiming to catch the Arizona Cardinals (4-1) in the ever-competitive NFC West. Marshawn Lynch is questionable to play, but even without him the Seahawks are a tough team to beat at home.

It will be a battle of two strong defenses with mobile quarterbacks looking to carry the team. In Seattle, Russell Wilson has been forced to extend plays and make things happen on his own with little help from his offensive line and receivers, and Cam Newton has faced similar struggles this season.

The Panthers have received some criticism on the ‘easy’ schedule they have faced so far, but we will see what they are made of this week.

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