Carolina Panthers Panthers Will Be 'Formidable Opponent' For Seahawks In NFC Divisional Playoff By Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel • Jan 9, 2015 Chris Keane / AP Images for Panini Listen Listening... / 4:05 The Seahawks host the Carolina Panthers Saturday night in the NFC divisional playoff game. Kickoff is 5:15 at CenturyLink Field. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says it's not going to be the cake walk that many Seahawks fans may be expecting. Seahawks Expected to Go Far in 2013, but Sunday...? By Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel • Sep 6, 2013 Elaine Thompson / AP Photo Listen Listening... / 3:36 Sports with Art Thiel weekly commentary The Seahawks play the Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday morning to kick off their much-anticipated 2013 season. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the season might not start off with a bang, but could end with one.