Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers at a glance 10.05.14

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

0 Wins, in two tries, for Ron Rivera against Chicago, the team with which Rivera spent a combined 14 years as a player and assistant coach.

3.1 Average yards per carry for Panthers, who rank 31st out of 32 teams in that category.

5.7 Opponents’ average yards per carry against Panthers, which ranks last in the league.

344 Average passing yards for Cam Newton in two games, both losses, against the Bears. Newton has completed 47 of 85 passes, with one touchdown and three interceptions.

Starting Lineup


WR1 82 Jerricho Cotchery
LT 77 Byron Bell
LG 66 Amini Silatolu
C 67 Ryan Kalil
RG 75 Fernado Velasco
RT 78 Nate Chandler
TE 88 Greg Olsen
WR2 13 Kelvin Benjamin
QB 1 Cam Newton
WR3 81 Jason Avant
RB 43 Fozzy Whittaker


LDE 95 Charles Johnson
DT 91 Colin Cole
NT 98 Star Lotulelei
RDE 96 Wes Horton
SLB 56 A.J. Klein
MLB 59 Luke Kuechly
WLB 58 Thomas Davis
LCB 20 Antoine Cason
RCB 24 Josh Norman
SS 41 Roman Harper
FS 21 Thomas DeCoud

Special Teams

K 9 Graham Gano
P 8 Brad Nortman
H 8 Brad Nortman
PR 16 Philly Brown
KR 16 Philly Brown
LS 44 J.J. Jansen
KO 9 Graham Gano


OUT: TE Richie Brockel (ankle), RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle). DOUBTFUL: RB Jonathan Stewart (knee). QUESTIONABLE: TE Ed Dickson (hip). PROBABLE: DT Colin Cole (not injury related), LB Thomas Davis (hip), DT Dwan Edwards (not injury related), DE Charles Johnson (hip), CB Melvin White (thigh), RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh).


Date Opponent Result/Time TV
7 At Tampa Bay W 20-14
14 Detroit W 24-7
21 Pittsburgh L 37-19
28 At Baltimore L 38-10
5 Chicago 1 p.m. FOX
12 At Cincinnati 1 p.m.* FOX
19 At Green Bay 1 p.m.* FOX
26 Seattle 1 p.m.* FOX
30 New Orleans 8:25 p.m. NFLN
10 At Philadelphia 8:30 p.m. ESPN
16 Atlanta 1 p.m.* FOX
23 Bye
30 At Minnesota 1 p.m.* FOX
7 At New Orleans 1 p.m.* FOX
14 Tampa Bay 1 p.m.* FOX
21 Cleveland 1 p.m.* CBS
28 At Atlanta 1 p.m.* FOX

*–Subject to change