Carolina Panthers at a glance

October 23, 2013 

Carolina Panthers

Coach: Ron Rivera

Key Stats

10 Rushing yards for Panthers, on 13 attempts, in a 16-10 loss at Tampa Bay in Week 1 last year. It tied a franchise low, matching a 10-yard effort in a 24-6 loss to New Orleans on Oct. 15, 2000.

66.7 Percentage of Captain Munnerlyn's career interceptions (6) he's returned for touchdowns (4). Munnerlyn returned a pick 45 yards for a score vs. St. Louis to tie Mike Minter for the franchise lead.

70 Regular-season games the Panthers have played since they last had a winning record, dating to Dec. 28, 2008, when they finished the regular season with a 12-4 mark.

9 Remaining players who were on the active roster the last time Panthers were above .500 (Steve Smith, Jordan Gross, Ryan Kalil, Travelle Wharton, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Charles Johnson, Charles Godfrey, Thomas Davis).

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR189 Steve Smith
LT69 Jordan Gross
LG70 Travelle Wharton
C67 Ryan Kalil
RG75 Chris Scott
RT77 Byron Bell
TE88 Greg Olsen
WR211 Brandon LaFell
QB1 Cam Newton
FB35 Mike Tolbert
RB34 DeAngelo Williams

Defense

LDE95 Charles Johnson
DT91 Colin Cole
NT96 Star Lotulelei
RDE76 Greg Hardy
WLB93 Chase Blackburn
MLB59 Luke Kuechly
SLB58 Thomas Davis
LCB23 Melvin White
RCB41 Captain Munnerlyn
SS27 Quintin Mikell
FS21 Mike Mitchell

Special Teams

K9 Graham Gano
P8 Brad Nortman
H8 Brad Nortman
PR19 Ted Ginn
KR19 Ted Ginn
LS44 J.J. Jansen
KO9 Graham Gano

Injuries

OUT: DT Dwan Edwards (hamstring). PROBABLE: LB Chase Blackburn (foot), S Colin Jones (non-injury), WR Brandon Lafell (knee), S Robert Lester (hamstring), TE Greg Olson (foot), WR Steve Smith (ankle), CB Josh Thomas (illness).

Schedule/Results

DateOpponentResult/TimeTV
September
8SeattleL 12-7
15At BuffaloL 24-23
22N.Y. GiantsW 38-0
29Bye
October
6At ArizonaL 22-6
13At MinnesotaW 35-10
20St. LouisW 30-15
24At Tampa Bay8:25NFLN
November
3Atlanta1FOX
10At San Francisco4:05FOX
18New England8:40ESPN
24At Miami1*FOX
December
1Tampa Bay1*FOX
8At New Orleans1*FOX
15N.Y. Jets4:05*CBS
22New Orleans1*FOX
29At Atlanta1*FOX

*–Subject to change

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