There are a lot of similarities between the Caroli

first_imgThere are a lot of similarities between the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals.Both have MVP-caliber quarterbacks leading dynamic offenses, and each features a defense that excels at creating turnovers and keeping scoring down.But one of the key differences that is being highlighted this week as the teams prepare to face each other in the NFC Championship Game is the locations in which they reside.As a substantial snow storm wreaks havoc along the East Coast, the Valley of the Sun is, well, just that. Blue skies+sunshine at Cards facility this am. Saturday’s travel plans to NC unaffected by east coast weather— Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) January 22, 2016In the name of transparency, Dalton’s photo was taken prior to the team getting on the field for practice, but that really does not matter here. While the Panthers are dealing with the elements, the Cardinals will bask in some of the best weather the country has to offer right now.The forecast for Sunday’s game, which kicks off at 4:40 p.m. Arizona time, calls for a sunny day with a high of 44 degrees. Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Warmups. ❄❄❄— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) January 22, 2016Meanwhile, in Arizona… Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img Here’s a look at what the scene looked like at Panthers practice Friday: Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img