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49ers wary of Panthers' running-back tandem

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The Carolina Panthers are winless, but the 49ers know they must stop RBs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart if they hope to leave Charlotte with a victory.

There's really no secret when it comes to beating the Carolina Panthers. Stop their running game and you stop much of their offense. DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart make up one of the NFL's best backfield tandems, but they've been unable to help the Panthers escape their winless stretch this season, which now extends to five games. Sound familiar, 49ers fans? Fact is, Carolina, which hosts... Recommended Stories

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