NFL Power Rankings: Top 10 teams headed into the offseason

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4. Carolina Panthers

Dec 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) runs the ball in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

I really like where this team is headed. Cam Newton continued to improve, but they really need to get him some more offensive weapons at wide receiver, because Steve Smith isn’t getting any younger. They are also building a nice defense in Carolina.