As the Carolina Panthers embarked on their final Friday practice before hosting Sunday's NFC championship game, they were faced with abnormal weather conditions -- even at this time of year.
Winter Storm "Jonas" has swept through the Charlotte area. Earlier this week, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera made it clear that he prefers his team practices in these conditions as preparation for Sunday. From the look of things, he got his wish.
Warmups. ❄❄❄ pic.twitter.com/eQcJOChwBm— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) January 22, 2016
Bank of America stadium clean and folks from guests services currently shoveling the seating area at the stadium— Josh Sims (@JoshFox46) January 22, 2016