The Carolina Panthers had just driven 79 yards to the 49ers' 1-yard line.Holding a 7-6 second-quarter lead over a San Francisco team that was struggling offensively Sunday, the Panthers were on the verge of a touchdown and a dominating lead.Instead, linebacker Ahmad Brooks brought down Panthers quarterback Cam Newtown for no gain. Then on third down, Pro Bowl fullback Mike Tolbert was dropped by linebacker NaVorro Bowman for a loss of a yard, and Carolina had to settle for a field goal.From then on, it was all 49ers.Trailing 10-7, San Francisco put together a long touchdown drive to close out the first half, then another long TD drive to start the second half en route to a 23-10 victory over the No. 2-seeded Panthers in the divisional-round playoff game in Charlotte, N.C.It was the 49ers' eighth straight victory and earns them a rematch in Seattle this coming weekend in the NFC Championship Game. It will be the 49ers' third straight trip to the NFC title game in their third year under head coach Jim Harbaugh.Sunday's victory over the Panthers was timely revenge for a 10-9 loss to Carolina at Candlestick Park in early November. In that game, the Niners were held without a touchdown...