Ron Rivera Has It Wrong: Pressure Is On Panthers, Not 49ers

CBS San Francisco

By Jerrell Richardson

The Panthers and 49ers both finished the regular season with the same record, have a solid offense and a top tier defense. So it’s no surprise that there is no clear favorite heading into this game, and after a few changes, the odds makers have the 49ers as 2 point favorites. This is despite the fact that San Francisco is going on the road and playing a Carolina team that not only beat the 49ers in week 10, but did it at Candlestick.

When did The odds determine pressure?

In response to odds, Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera said, “Being the underdog I guess takes pressure off us and puts pressure on them. Now they have expectations for them. But we’re at home. We’re going to come out, show up and do the best we can.”

Not only is Rivera wrong, but his words and attitude show…

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