Playoff Picture: Panthers must end slide to see postseason

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Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) watches the action from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

The Carolina Panthers are now on the outside looking in.

After sitting at 6-2, Cam Newton and the Panthers are in the middle of a four-game losing streak.

That streak has resulted in two coaches losing their jobs.

Defensive line coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura were fired following the Panthers 24-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. 

On top of those firings, star tight end Greg Olsen was placed on injured reserve – ending his season.

Insider Mark Thomas said the Panthers have to take it one game at a time to build their resume for the playoffs.

The Panthers travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns on Dec. 9 at 1 p.m.

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