It’s game day in Charlotte. The Carolina Panthers host their first home playoff game in 5 years Sunday afternoon at Bank of America stadium – facing the San Francisco 49ers at 1 o’clock. The Panthers won their meeting in Week 10 of the season at San Francisco, a low-scoring game that ended 10 to 9. After last week off, the Panthers are 12-4 and have won six of their last seven games. The 49ers also are 12-4. The stakes today are high: The winner goes to the NFC Championship game against Seattle. The Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints yesterday, 23 to 15.