This is an extremely classy move by the NFC champs. One that will perhaps only be topped at game time in terms of local popularity by the recruitment of a certain area champion to help with the team entrances portion of today’s Super Bowl.
Speaking of the Panthers and full-page newspaper ads, Business Insider sports editor Cork Gaines has a fun look back this weekend at another similar effort involving a member of the team. The 2012 ad in question ran in the Charlotte Observer.
[In the same Super Bowl 50 spirit, our thanks to the FishbowlNY reader who kindly tipped us today about the Chronicle ad.]