The 49ers struggled a bit during the regular season, but they really picked it up towards the end.
Now, they've got Michael Crabtree back in the mix, which gives 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick a great option he didn't have before.
Is that enough to put the 49ers over the top in Carolina? Are the Panthers and Cam Newton ready to win in their first playoff game together?
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