Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers at a glance 10.19.14

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

5.5 Average yards per rush allowed by the Panthers, who rank last.

13 Sacks for the Panthers through six games, putting them on pace to finish with 35. Carolina led the league last season with a team-record 60 sacks.

432 Passing yards for Cam Newton on Sept. 18, 2011, in his only previous game against Green Bay, breaking the single-game rookie record Newton tied the week before vs. Arizona. Andrew Luck broke Newton’s mark in 2012 with 433 yards vs. Miami.

Starting Lineup


WR1 82 Jerricho Cotchery
LT 77 Byron Bell
LG 75 Fernando Velasco
C 67 Ryan Kalil
RG 70 Trai Turner
RT 78 Nate Chandler
TE 88 Greg Olsen
WR2 13 Kelvin Benjamin
QB 1 Cam Newton
TE 84 Ed Dickson
RB 28 Jonathan Stewart


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 23 Melvin White
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


DOUBTFUL: CB Bené Benwikere (ankle), LB Chase Blackburn (knee), G Amini Silatolu (calf), RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh), RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: WR Kelvin Benjamin (concussion), RB Darrin Reaves (calf). PROBABLE: DT Colin Cole (not injury related), LB Thomas Davis (not injury related), DT Dwan Edwards (not injury related), S Roman Harper (not injury related), DE Charles Johnson (not injury related), CB Josh Norman (concussion), TE Greg Olsen (ankle), RB Jonathan Stewart (knee).


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 W 31-24
12 At Cincinnati T 37-37
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