Seahawks fans outraged over Panthers' banner limits

BY foxsports • January 14, 2016

The 12s will be a little less obnoxious on Sunday.

Bank of America Stadium banned visiting Seattle Seahawks fans from bringing large “12” banners to the stadium for Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C.

To be fair, though, it’s not just Seahawks fans — no one is allowed to have a sign larger than 2 feet by 2 feet that can be held by one person.

“The policy is 24-by-24 [inches] and one person has to hold it,” Scott Paul, the Panthers’ director of stadium operations, said, via KIRO7 Seattle. “So if something’s obviously larger than that 24-by-24 or obstructing someone from behind, our people will get involved. Otherwise, as long as it’s a football-related message, we’re going to allow it. That’s really no change in policy. The only thing we changed was size.”

The change originally came back in November when Panthers quarterback Cam Newton infamously tore down a Green Bay Packers fan’s sign.

One clever Seahawks fan thought she had a solution, though. (NOTE: If Facebook embed does not display, try refreshing your page and/or signing in to your FB account.)

If that's how they want to play fine we can play that game. 2x2 feet no problem...here's a message to those who are...

Posted by Julia Wyatt on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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