Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 7/25/12
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ryan Kalil predicts the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl this season -- and he put his money where his mouth is to prove it. The Panthers three-time Pro Bowl center took out a full page advertisement in the Charlotte Observer on Wednesday boldly declaring fans will be rewarded for their unwavering support with a "one hundred-percent, sterling silver victory -- the Lombardi Trophy." That's a bold prediction for a team coming off a 6-10 season that hasn't won a playoff game since 2005. But Kalil believes in his teammates. In the 178-word letter Kalil says something special is happening in Carolina. He says there's "a sense of urgency, a winning attitude that I haven't seen before" and "fans will see it in the way that we play."
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