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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Panthers fan Sue Kimel gets her dance on uptown before the game Monday night. She and her husband Britt are from Asheboro. Last weekend they spent their 30th wedding anniversary in San Francisco, where they watched the Panthers pummel the 49ers. JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Patriots fan Chad Havuneh ( left) and Panthers fan Terrence Bond (right) play nice as they prepare burgers before Monday's game. They drove down from Virginia Beach for the game. "The best way to go to a game is with a buddy" says Chad. JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fans dance along with New England fans to music spun by DJ "Hype Man" at the Crunk Music Entertainment tent, tailgating before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fans Lady Yin (left), Ann Hall (right),both of Charlotte dance to tunes spun by DJ "Hype Man" at the Crunk Music Entertainment tent in uptown Charlotte tailgating before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fans Randy Williams (left), Ann Hall (right),both of Charlotte dance to tunes spun by DJ "Hype Man" at the Crunk Music Entertainment tent in uptown Charlotte tailgating before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fans, (L-R), David Hawkins, Jenny Hawkins, Donna Kelly, Jeff Kelly, all of Spartanburg,SC, tailgate before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fan Matt Burunoff of Charlotte growls as he walks through uptown Charlotte before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    New England Patriots fan Carolyn Kennedy with her 6-month-old son Alex Kennedy,both of Boston enjoy tailgating in uptown Charlotte before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fan Steve Finch plays a game of corn hole while tailgating in uptown Charlotte before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A Carolina Panthers fan drives his Panthers covered pick up truck blowing a horn that makes a growling noise through uptown Charlotte before the start of Monday night's game against New England, Nov. 18,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Mike McCarn - AP
    Fans listen to a band playing outside Bank of America Stadium before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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    Roger Hylton, of Concord, N.C. cooks for friends before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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    Fans gather to tailgate outside Bank of America Stadium before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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    Joan Sain and Eddit Sain, of Mooresville, N.C., cook for their friends before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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    CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Fans line up outside of Bank of America Stadium ahead of the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Fans line up outside of Bank of America Stadium ahead of the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Fans line up outside of Bank of America Stadium ahead of the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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