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2001 Carolina Panthers

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1-15-0, Finished 5th in NFC West Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.9, Offense: -4.6, Defense: -4.4, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 253 points (15.8/g), 29th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 410 points (25.6/g), 28th.
 Differential of -157 points (-9.8/g), 31st.  Expected W-L: 3.9-12.1.

Coach: George Seifert (1-15-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Richard Williamson
 Defensive Coordinator: John Marshall
 Other Notable Asst.: Greg Roman (Assistant Coach)

Stadium: Ericcson Stadium
 Training Camp: Wofford College (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Team Info

Majority Owner Jerry Richardson
Head Coach/de facto General Manager George Seifert
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 253 4254 965 4.4 35 13 24 236 314 579 2882 12 22 4.7 144 354 1372 9 3.9 68 201 22.4 15.9 Own 32.2 2:12 4.94 21.0 1.11
Team Defense 410 5943 1057 5.6 36 12 11 304 306 510 3642 25 24 6.8 187 521 2301 13 4.4 106 199 31.7 16.1 Own 30.9 2:38 5.5 29.6 1.71
Lg Rank Offense 29 30 23 16 31 4 26 30 24 31 30 29 23 22 30 12 17 31 30 31 30
Lg Rank Defense 28 31 7 14 27 10 28 24 3 29 31 31 20 23 11 11 19 24 19 28 23

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore W 1-0 @ Minnesota Vikings 24 13 15 291 200 91 2 19 343 234 109 5
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 16 24 18 359 270 89 1 16 377 256 121 2
3 Sun September 30 boxscore L 1-2 Green Bay Packers 7 28 9 169 133 36 3 22 383 308 75 2
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 24 17 336 275 61 3 21 353 203 150 1
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-4 New Orleans Saints 25 27 13 218 184 34 3 21 358 160 198 3
6 Sun October 21 boxscore L OT 1-5 @ Washington Redskins 14 17 19 342 218 124 4 16 443 345 98 2
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 1-6 New York Jets 12 13 7 162 70 92 1 17 358 172 186 4
8 Sun November 4 boxscore L 1-7 @ Miami Dolphins 6 23 12 281 178 103 1 17 337 278 59 1
9 Sun November 11 boxscore L 1-8 @ St. Louis Rams 14 48 8 146 115 31 3 20 493 156 337 4
10 Sun November 18 boxscore L OT 1-9 San Francisco 49ers 22 25 14 280 177 103 26 417 296 121 3
11 Sun November 25 boxscore L 1-10 Atlanta Falcons 7 10 14 247 151 96 2 13 239 94 145
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 1-11 @ New Orleans Saints 23 27 11 150 101 49 1 25 432 307 125 2
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 1-12 @ Buffalo Bills 24 25 17 231 153 78 2 18 369 267 102 1
14 Bye Week
15 Sun December 23 boxscore L 1-13 St. Louis Rams 32 38 24 402 305 97 1 21 412 197 215 3
16 Sun December 30 boxscore L 1-14 Arizona Cardinals 7 30 20 318 223 95 2 16 331 173 158
17 Sun January 6 boxscore L 1-15 New England Patriots 6 38 18 322 129 193 6 16 298 196 102 3

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Chris Weinke 29 QB 15 15 1-14-0 293 540 54.3 2931 11 2.0 19 3.5 48 5.4 4.3 10.0 195.4 62.0 26 177 4.87 3.74 4.6
9 Matt Lytle 26 qb 3 1 0-1-0 17 30 56.7 133 1 3.3 3 10.0 28 4.4 0.6 7.8 44.3 39.3 3 24 3.30 -0.18 9.1
2 Dameyune Craig 27 2 0 4 8 50.0 34 0 0.0 0 0.0 18 4.3 4.3 8.5 17.0 61.5 2 15 1.90 1.90 20.0
34 Richard Huntley 29 RB 14 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 0 0.00 0.00 50.0
Team Total 26.8 16 1-15-0 314 579 54.2 3098 12 2.1 22 3.8 48 5.4 4.1 9.9 193.6 60.6 32 216 4.72 3.49 5.2 0 0
Opp Total 16 306 510 60.0 3809 25 4.9 24 4.7 7.5 6.33 12.4 238.1 79.9 26 167 6.8 5.7 4.9

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Richard Huntley 29 RB 14 9 165 665 2 25 4.0 47.5 11.8 21 101 4.8 1 23 1.5 7.2 766 3 3
36 Nick Goings 23 rb 13 2 66 197 0 16 3.0 15.2 5.1 8 39 4.9 0 11 0.6 3.0 236 0 1
21 Tim Biakabutuka 27 rb 5 4 53 230 1 58 4.3 46.0 10.6 12 121 10.1 0 47 2.4 24.2 351 1 3
16 Chris Weinke 29 QB 15 15 37 128 6 23 3.5 8.5 2.5 128 6 11
45 Brad Hoover 25 fb 16 7 17 71 0 10 4.2 4.4 1.1 26 185 7.1 0 19 1.6 11.6 256 0 1
44 Chris Hetherington 29 fb 16 1 5 12 0 8 2.4 0.8 0.3 23 124 5.4 0 15 1.4 7.8 136 0 0
89 Steve Smith*+ 22 KR/PR 15 1 4 43 0 39 10.8 2.9 0.3 10 154 15.4 0 33 0.7 10.3 197 0 8
2 Dameyune Craig 27 2 0 3 20 0 13 6.7 10.0 1.5 20 0 1
9 Matt Lytle 26 qb 3 1 2 8 0 4 4.0 2.7 0.7 8 0 0
82 Isaac Byrd 27 wr 15 5 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.1 0.1 37 492 13.3 1 42 2.5 32.8 490 1 0
10 Todd Sauerbrun*+ 28 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
81 Donald Hayes 26 WR 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 52 597 11.5 2 48 3.3 37.3 597 2 1
87 Muhsin Muhammad 28 WR 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 50 585 11.7 1 43 4.5 53.2 585 1 2
85 Wesley Walls* 35 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 452 10.5 5 25 3.1 32.3 452 5 0
86 Kris Mangum 28 TE 16 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 89 5.9 2 11 0.9 5.6 89 2 0
83 Patrick Jeffers 28 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 127 9.1 0 21 1.6 14.1 127 0 0
80 Luther Broughton 27 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 22 11.0 0 13 0.1 1.5 22 0 0
84 Casey Crawford 24 te 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.3 3.3 10 0 0
Team Total 26.8 16 354 1372 9 58 3.9 85.8 22.1 314 3098 9.9 12 48 19.6 193.6 4470 21 33
Opp Total 16 521 2301 13 4.4 143.8 32.6 306 3642 11.9 25 19.1 227.6 5943 38 27

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
89 Steve Smith*+ 22 KR/PR 15 1 34 364 1 70 10.7 56 1431 2 99 25.6 1992
82 Isaac Byrd 27 wr 15 5 5 56 0 22 11.2 10 225 0 26 22.5 771
44 Chris Hetherington 29 fb 16 1 4 31 0 12 7.8 167
80 Luther Broughton 27 15 0 3 46 0 26 15.3 68
84 Casey Crawford 24 te 3 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 18
45 Brad Hoover 25 fb 16 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 264
34 Richard Huntley 29 RB 14 9 1 20 0 20 20.0 786
Team Total 26.8 16 39 420 1 70 10.8 76 1769 2 99 23.3 6659
Opp Total 16 42 425 1 10.1 60 1340 0 22.3

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
10 Todd Sauerbrun*+ 28 P 16 0 93 4419 73 1 47.5
4 John Kasay 32 K 16 0 10 10 4 4 9 7 5 2 28 23 82.1% 23 22 95.7%
Team Total 26.8 16 10 10 4 4 9 7 5 2 28 23 82.1% 23 22 95.7% 93 4419 73 1 47.5
Opp Total 16 30 25 83.3% 44 43 97.7% 85 3460 40.7

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
57 Lester Towns 24 MLB 16 15 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 64 27
30 Mike Minter 27 SS 14 14 2 32 0 30 10 1 0 2 0 0 64 14
27 Deon Grant 22 FS 16 16 1.0 5 96 0 43 13 59 12
33 Doug Evans 31 RCB 16 16 8 126 1 49 19 2 0 0 0 0 59 7
55 Dan Morgan 23 LLB 11 11 1.0 1 10 0 10 2 0 0 1 0 0 45 22
93 Mike Rucker 26 RDE 16 16 9.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 43 12
46 Rashard Anderson 24 LCB 15 9 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 3 97 1 46 5
37 Jimmy Hitchcock 31 lcb 16 7 3 65 0 35 11 45 8
59 Darren Hambrick 26 RLB 9 8 0 0 0 0 1 42 11
95 Dean Wells 31 lb 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 32 12
99 Brentson Buckner 30 LDT 16 10 4.5 1 29 0 29 4 1 1 1 0 0 27 10
96 Jay Williams 30 LDE 16 13 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 27 11
64 Larry Chester 26 rdt 11 5 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 27 10
77 Kris Jenkins 22 RDT 16 11 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 27 7
40 Jarrod Cooper 23 16 0 25 2
23 Reggie Howard 24 11 0 1.0 1 16 0 16 1 23 3
94 Sean Gilbert 31 ldt 9 9 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 22 2
50 Chris Slade 30 15 0 2.5 0 0 0 0 3 17 7
54 Nate Hemsley 27 lb 9 3 20 3
52 Kory Minor 25 lb 11 2 0 0 0 0 3 18 3
53 Hannibal Navies 24 llb 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 17 3
39 Damien Richardson 25 db 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 15 2
71 Al Lucas 23 7 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 11 3
97 Jason Peter 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 3
92 Gillis Wilson 24 5 0 0.5 7 2
88 Karl Hankton 31 11 0 7 2
28 Deveron Harper 24 db 8 1 8 0
87 Muhsin Muhammad 28 WR 11 11 0 2 2 0 0 5 0
89 Steve Smith*+ 22 KR/PR 15 1 0 8 4 2 0 1 0
16 Chris Weinke 29 QB 15 15 0 11 1 -2 0 1 0
45 Brad Hoover 25 fb 16 7 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
90 Jeff Posey 26 4 0 5 1
44 Chris Hetherington 29 fb 16 1 5 0
86 Kris Mangum 28 TE 16 10 4 1
21 Tim Biakabutuka 27 rb 5 4 0 3 1 2 0 2 0
80 Luther Broughton 27 15 0 2 2
10 Todd Sauerbrun*+ 28 P 16 0 3 0
81 Donald Hayes 26 WR 16 15 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
98 John Milem 26 2 0 2 1
34 Richard Huntley 29 RB 14 9 0 3 1 0 0
84 Casey Crawford 24 te 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
36 Nick Goings 23 rb 13 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
59 Michael Hawkes 24 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
91 Cedric Killings 24 4 0 1 1
85 Wesley Walls* 35 TE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
2 Dameyune Craig 27 2 0 0 1 1 -15 0
83 Patrick Jeffers 28 9 0 1 0
4 John Kasay 32 K 16 0 1 0
56 Jason Kyle 29 16 0 0 1 1 -26 0
60 Jeff Mitchell 27 C 15 15 0 0 2 0 0
63 Jamar Nesbit 25 LG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 16 26.0 24 374 1 49 81 13 33 28 58 2 849 210
Opp Total 16 32 27 15

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 John Kasay 32 K 16 0 22 23 91
16 Chris Weinke 29 QB 15 15 6 6 36
85 Wesley Walls* 35 TE 14 14 5 5 30
34 Richard Huntley 29 RB 14 9 2 1 3 18
89 Steve Smith*+ 22 KR/PR 15 1 1 2 3 18
81 Donald Hayes 26 WR 16 15 2 2 12
86 Kris Mangum 28 TE 16 10 2 2 12
46 Rashard Anderson 24 LCB 15 9 1 1 6
21 Tim Biakabutuka 27 rb 5 4 1 1 6
82 Isaac Byrd 27 wr 15 5 1 1 6
84 Casey Crawford 24 te 3 1 1 1 6
33 Doug Evans 31 RCB 16 16 1 1 6
87 Muhsin Muhammad 28 WR 11 11 1 1 6
Team Total 26.8 16 9 12 1 2 2 1 27 22 23 253
Opp Total 16 13 25 1 2 6 2 43 25 410