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2009 Carolina Panthers

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.9, Offense: -0.6, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 315 points (19.7/g), 21st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 308 points (19.2/g), 9th.
 Differential of 7 points (0.4/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 8.2-7.8.

Coach: John Fox (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jeff Davidson
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Meeks
 Other Notable Asst.: Richard Smith (Linebackers)

Stadium: Bank of America Stadium
 Training Camp: Wofford College (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jake Delhomme 34 10 11 178 for 321, 2,015 yards, 8 td, 18 int, & 17 rushes for 60 yards and 0 td
RB DeAngelo Williams* 26 3 13 216 rushes for 1,117 yards, 7 td, & 29 catches for 252 yards and 0 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
WR Muhsin Muhammad 36 13 13 53 catches for 581 yards, 1 td Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
WR Steve Smith 30 8 15 65 catches for 982 yards, 7 td, & 5 rushes for 22 yards and 0 td Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2001
TE Jeff King 26 3 15 25 catches for 200 yards, 3 td Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2006
TE Dante Rosario 25 2 8 26 catches for 313 yards, 2 td Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2007
LT Jordan Gross 29 6 9 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 8th pick / 2003
LG Travelle Wharton 28 5 16 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2004
C Ryan Kalil* 24 2 16 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
RG Keydrick Vincent 31 8 16
RT Jeff Otah 23 1 13 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 19th pick / 2008
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tyler Brayton 30 6 15 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 32nd pick / 2003
LDT Hollis Thomas 35 13 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDT Damione Lewis 31 8 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2001
RDE Julius Peppers* 29 7 14 10.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
LLB Na'il Diggs 31 9 11 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 2000
MLB Jon Beason* 24 2 16 3.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 25th pick / 2007
RLB Thomas Davis 26 4 7 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
LCB Chris Gamble 26 5 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2004
RCB Richard Marshall 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 58th pick / 2006
SS Chris Harris 27 4 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
FS Charles Godfrey 24 1 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2008
 Special Teams Starters
K John Kasay 40 18 0 22 of 27 field goals & 31 of 32 extra points Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 98th pick / 1991
P Jason Baker 31 8 0 76 punts for a 44.1 average, 1 blocked
PR Captain Munnerlyn 21 Rook 4 31 punt returns for a 9.0 average and 0 td Carolina Panthers / 7th / 216th pick / 2009
KR Mike Goodson 22 Rook 0 17 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 td Carolina Panthers / 4th / 111th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 James Anderson 26 rlb 16 7 220 6-3 Virginia Tech 9/26/1983 3 5 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 88th pick / 2006
7 Jason Baker 31 P 16 0 201 6-1 Iowa 5/17/1978 8 2
82 Gary Barnidge 24 te 16 3 240 6-5 Louisville 9/22/1985 1 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 141st pick / 2008
52 Jon Beason* 24 MLB 16 16 237 6-0 Miami (FL) 1/14/1985 2 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 25th pick / 2007
Mackenzy Bernadeau 23 lg 16 7 292 6-4 Bentley College 1/3/1986 1 4 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 250th pick / 2008
17 Tyler Brayton 30 LDE 15 15 280 6-6 Colorado 11/20/1979 6 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 32nd pick / 2003
91 Everette Brown 22 de 15 1 250 6-4 Florida St. 8/7/1987 Rook 2 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2009
78 Antwon Burton 26 2 0 315 6-3 Temple 7/11/1983 3 0
55 Dan Connor 24 16 0 233 6-3 Penn St. 11/2/1985 1 2 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2008
53 Quinton Culberson 24 5 0 240 6-1 Mississippi St. 10/21/1985 2 0
58 Thomas Davis 26 RLB 7 7 231 6-1 Georgia 3/22/1983 4 4 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
17 Jake Delhomme 34 QB 11 11 215 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/10/1975 10 3
53 Na'il Diggs 31 LLB 14 11 238 6-4 Ohio St. 7/8/1978 9 5 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 2000
42 Tony Fiammetta 23 rb 10 2 246 6-0 Syracuse 8/22/1986 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 128th pick / 2009
20 Chris Gamble 26 LCB 16 16 200 6-1 Ohio St. 3/11/1983 5 9 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2004
30 Charles Godfrey 24 FS 12 11 207 6-0 Iowa 11/15/1985 1 5 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2008
33 Mike Goodson 22 KR 8 0 195 5-11 Texas A&M 5/23/1987 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 111th pick / 2009
69 Jordan Gross 29 LT 9 9 300 6-4 Utah 7/20/1980 6 4 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 8th pick / 2003
43 Chris Harris 27 SS 13 13 206 6-1 La-Monroe 8/6/1982 4 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
77 Ra'Shon Harris 23 2 0 320 6-5 Oregon 8/26/1986 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 205th pick / 2009
98 Nick Hayden 23 dt 10 2 295 6-4 Wisconsin 2/4/1986 1 2 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 181st pick / 2008
45 Brad Hoover 33 fb 11 4 242 6-0 West. Carolina 11/11/1976 9 1
44 J.J. Jansen 23 16 0 254 6-2 Notre Dame 1/20/1986 Rook 1
80 Dwayne Jarrett 23 wr 13 2 219 6-4 USC 9/11/1986 2 2 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 45th pick / 2007
95 Charles Johnson 23 de 13 2 270 6-2 Georgia 7/10/1986 2 3 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
59 Landon Johnson 28 lb 10 3 227 6-2 Purdue 3/12/1981 5 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 96th pick / 2004
Ryan Kalil* 24 C 16 16 299 6-3 USC 3/29/1985 2 9 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
4 John Kasay 40 K 16 0 198 5-10 Georgia 10/27/1969 18 3 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 98th pick / 1991
47 Jeff King 26 TE 16 15 250 6-5 Virginia Tech 2/19/1983 3 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2006
94 Louis Leonard 25 dt 2 1 325 6-5 Fresno St. 7/16/1984 2 1
92 Damione Lewis 31 RDT 16 16 301 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/1/1978 8 8 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2001
5 Rhys Lloyd 27 16 0 231 5-11 Minnesota 6/5/1982 2 0
31 Richard Marshall 25 RCB 16 16 190 5-11 Fresno St. 12/12/1984 3 9 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 58th pick / 2006
10 Charly Martin 25 7 0 212 6-1 West Texas A&M 3/20/1984 Rook 0
23 Sherrod Martin 25 fs 16 5 197 6-0 Troy 10/12/1984 Rook 4 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2009
12 Josh McCown 30 1 0 212 6-4 SMU,Sam Houston St. 7/4/1979 7 0 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 2002
81 Kenny Moore 24 wr 12 1 199 5-10 Wake Forest 2/19/1985 1 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 136th pick / 2008
3 Matt Moore 25 qb 7 5 192 6-3 Oregon St. 8/9/1984 2 3
87 Muhsin Muhammad 36 WR 14 13 217 6-2 Michigan St. 5/5/1973 13 5 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
41 Captain Munnerlyn 21 PR 15 4 182 5-9 South Carolina 4/10/1988 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 216th pick / 2009
79 Jeff Otah 23 RT 13 13 340 6-6 Pittsburgh 6/17/1986 1 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 19th pick / 2008
90 Julius Peppers* 29 RDE 16 14 283 6-6 North Carolina 1/18/1980 7 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
88 Dante Rosario 25 TE 14 8 244 6-3 Oregon 10/25/1984 2 3 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 155th pick / 2007
74 Geoff Schwartz 23 t 16 3 332 6-6 Oregon 7/11/1986 1 3 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 241st pick / 2008
51 Jordan Senn 25 6 0 224 5-11 Portland St. 6/11/1984 1 0
Kelvin Smith 25 3 0 232 6-2 Syracuse 3/20/1984 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 219th pick / 2007
89 Steve Smith 30 WR 15 15 185 5-9 Utah 5/12/1979 8 9 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 74th pick / 2001
28 Jonathan Stewart 22 rb 16 3 235 5-11 Oregon 3/21/1987 1 9 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 13th pick / 2008
22 Tyrell Sutton 23 rb 7 1 190 5-9 Northwestern 12/19/1986 Rook 1
97 Hilee Taylor 23 6 0 242 6-3 North Carolina 7/18/1986 1 0 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 221st pick / 2008
26 Quinton Teal 25 db 16 3 198 6-1 Coastal Carolina 3/8/1984 2 3
75 Hollis Thomas 35 LDT 13 13 306 6-0 Northern Illinois 1/10/1974 13 7
93 Tank Tyler 24 6 0 306 6-2 North Carolina St. 2/14/1985 2 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2007
68 Keydrick Vincent 31 RG 16 16 330 6-5 Mississippi 4/13/1978 8 7
21 Dante Wesley 30 15 0 211 6-1 Ark-Pine Bluff 4/5/1979 7 2 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 100th pick / 2002
70 Travelle Wharton 28 LG 16 16 312 6-4 South Carolina 5/19/1981 5 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2004
34 DeAngelo Williams* 26 RB 13 13 210 5-8 Memphis 4/25/1983 3 10 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
Garry Williams 23 7 0 296 6-3 Kentucky 8/20/1986 Rook 1
27 C.J. Wilson 24 7 0 195 6-1 Baylor 4/2/1985 2 1 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 226th pick / 2007
Team Total 26.3 16 244.9 6-1.8 3.6