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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers Cheerleaders and the Purrcussion Drum Line greeted Countdown to Kickoff attendees as they exited the Charlotte convention Center Wednesday. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Penley, a bass 3 player with the Carolina Panthers Purrcussion Drum Line, helped fire the crowd up as they exited the Charlotte Convention Center Wednesday. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers quarterback, Jake Delhomme, was the butt of a number of jokes from former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers quarterback, Jake Delhomme, was the butt of a number of jokes from former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers quarterback, Jake Delhomme, was the butt of a number of jokes from former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers players Muhsin Muhammad, Ricky Proehl and Mike Rucker laughed and joked about teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the teams' run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers quarterback, Jake Delhomme, explained what it meant to be a Carolina Panther as he, 2003 teammates and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. Steve Smith scores a touchdown during the Super Bowl on the screen. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panther, Mike Rucker and current wide receiver, Steve Smith, can't help but laugh at some of the stories told by former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers lineman, Kevin Donnalley and current lineman Jordan Gross joked about former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Panthers quarterback, Jake Delhomme, was the butt of a number of jokes from former teammates as the 2003 group and other alumnae reminisced about the team's 2003 run to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Bidders pick up their items like autographed footballs, helmets, etc. after a silent auction at the Carolina Panthers Countdown to Kickoff event Wednesday at the Charlotte Convention Center. The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    The Carolina Panthers held their 2013 Countdown to Kickoff luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center, featuring members of the 2003 Super Bowl team for the Panthers. It's the 10th anniversary of that team. The team also sponsored a silent auction and provided entertainment with the Purrcussion Drum Line and the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013.
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