Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers at a glance

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

15.7 Yards per reception for tight end Greg Olsen, which ranks second among all tight ends in the league behind New England’s Rob Gronkowski. Olsen is 15th in the league among all pass catchers.

2.1 Points allowed by Carolina’s defense in the first quarter of games this season. The Panthers have the second-best mark in the NFL behind Denver, which has yet to allow a first-quarter score.

34 Quarterback pressures, on 231 pass attempts, for third-year defensive tackle Kawann Short. According to Pro Football Focus, he leads all interior defensive linemen in pass rush productivity.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR

19 Ted Ginn Jr.

LT

73 Michael Oher

LG

66 Amini Silatolu

C

67 Ryan Kalil

RG

70 Trai Turner

RT

74 Mike Remmers

TE

88 Greg Olsen

WR

10 Philly Brown

QB

1 Cam Newton

FB

35 Mike Tolbert

RB

28 Jonathan Stewart

Defense

LDE

94 Kony Ealy

DT

99 Kawann Short

NT

98 Star Lotulelei

RDE

69 Jared Allen

SLB

54 Shaq Thompson

MLB

59 Luke Kuechly

WLB

58 Thomas Davis

LCB

31 Charles Tillman

RCB

24 Josh Norman

SS

41 Roman Harper

FS

20 Kurt Coleman

Special Teams

K

9 Graham Gano

P

8 Brad Nortman

H

8 Brad Nortman

PR

19 Ted Ginn Jr.

KR

43 Fozzy Whittaker

LS

44 J.J. Jansen

KO

9 Graham Gano

Injuries

OUT: DT Dwan Edwards (ankle), G Andrew Norwell (hamstring). PROBABLE: DE Mario Addison (shoulder), TE Ed Dickson (hamstring), C Ryan Kalil (ankle), CB Josh Norman (illness), LB Shaq Thompson (knee), C Fernando Velasco (shoulder), CB Teddy Williams (illness).

Schedule/Results

Date

Opponent

Result

TV

September

13

At Jacksonville

W 20-9

20

Houston

W 24-17

27

New Orleans

W 27-22

October

4

At Tampa Bay

W 37-23

11

Bye

18

At Seattle

W 27-23

25

Philadelphia

W 27-18

November

2

Indianapolis

W 29-26 OT

8

Green Bay

1

FOX

15

At Tennessee

1

FOX

22

Washington

1*

FOX

26

At Dallas

4:30

CBS

December

6

At New Orleans

1*

FOX

13

Atlanta

1*

FOX

20

At N.Y. Giants

1*

FOX

27

At Atlanta

1*

FOX

January

3

Tampa Bay

1*

FOX

*–Subject to change

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