How Carolina Panthers beat conditions to prepare field for NFC champ game

No pressure. Only the biggest football game in the city’s history piled on top of a winter storm bringing ice and snow on the same weekend.

Happy New Year, Scott Paul. The Carolina Panthers’ executive director of stadium operations spent the past week grappling with those circumstances while the rest of Charlotte geared up for the NFC Championship. On Sunday, Carolina hosted the conference title game for the first time in the 21-year history of the NFL franchise.

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