"We were attacking all day," said Manning.

In just their ninth season of existence, the Carolina Panthers are going to the Super Bowl. The Panthers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 14-3 Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Carolina took advantage of four interceptions, three by rookie cornerback Ricky Manning.

"They aren't going to be denied," said Panthers head coach John Fox, now 3-0 in the postseason.

The first quarter was scoreless as both teams punted twice. The first score of the game was on first-and-10 from the Philadelphia 24-yard line, Jake Delhomme under-threw wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad, who came back against double coverage and caught the touchdown pass in the front of the end zone.

The Eagles answered with a 14-play, 44-yard drive that culminated with a 41-yard field goal by David Akers, but Eagles quarterback McNabb suffered a rib injury when Panthers linebacker Greg Favors tackled him after a seven-yard loss.

On the opening drive of the second half, the Eagles drove to the Panthers 18-yard line, but Ricky Manning picked off McNabb for the second time at the 14-yard line and returning it two yards.

"We were attacking all day," said Manning.

After another Manning interception stopped the Eagles again and the Panthers were scored with 4:18 remaining in the third quarter as running back DeShaun Foster broke five tackles and reaching over the goal line on a one-yard run.

The Eagles final threat ended midway through the fourth quarter when backup quarterback Koy Detmer was intercepted by Dan Morgan at the Carolina 11-yard line.

The Panthers will play the AFC representative New England Patriots, who improved to 16-2 after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 24-14 earlier Sunday.

"I'm going to try not to think about the Patriots tonight so I can at least get some sleep," said Delhomme. "I don't want to think about that defense just yet."

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