49ers Beat Panthers 23-10, Advance To NFC Championship

Colin Kaepernick runs in a touchdown in the 3rd quarter. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick runs in a touchdown in the 3rd quarter. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS/AP) — Colin Kaepernick threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game for the third straight season.

Kaepernick completed 15 of 28 passes for 196 yards, avenging his worst statistical performance of the season two months ago against the Panthers.

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