Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers at a glance 10.30.14

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

24 Tackles by middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the 17-13, playoff-clinching win vs. Saints on Dec. 22, 2013. Kuechly tied Jets linebacker David Harris’ single-game tackles record.

25 Days since the Panthers last won – a 31-24 win vs. Chicago on Oct. 5. Carolina is 0-2-1since.

571 Receiving yards for Kelvin Benjamin, second behind Sammy Watkins among rookie receivers. The Saints’ Brandin Cooks leads all rookies with 40 receptions.

Starting Lineup


WR1 82 Jerricho Cotchery
LT 63 David Foucault
LG 68 Andrew Norwell
C 67 Ryan Kalil
RG 75 Fernando Velasco
RT 78 Nate Chandler
TE 88 Greg Olsen
WR2 13 Kelvin Benjamin
QB 1 Cam Newton
TE 84 Ed Dickson
RB 34 DeAngelo Williams


LDE 95 Charles Johnson
DT 99 Kawann Short
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 33 Tre Boston

Special Teams

K 9 Graham Gano
P 8 Brad Nortman
H 8 Brad Nortman
PR 11 Brenton Bersin
KR 11 Brenton Bersin
LS 44 J.J. Jansen
KO 9 Graham Gano


OUT: T Byron Bell (knee), CB Bené Benwikere (ankle), WR Philly Brown (concussion), G Amini Silatolu (calf), G Trai Tuner (knee), RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh). QUESTIONABLE: S Thomas DeCoud (hamstring), DT Kawann Short (ankle). PROBABLE: T Nate Chandler (thigh), RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle), LB Jason Williams (hip).


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 L,38-17
26 Seattle L,13-9
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