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2014 Carolina Panthers

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5-9-0, Currently 2nd place in NFC South Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.2, Offense: -1.9, Defense: -4.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 288 points (20.6/g), 21st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 358 points (25.6/g), 23rd.
 Differential of -70 points (-5.0/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-8.8.

Coach: Ron Rivera (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Shula
 Defensive Coordinator: Sean McDermott

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Cam Newton 25 3 12 234 for 401, 2,812 yards, 16 td, 11 int, & 85 rushes for 425 yards and 3 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
fb Mike Tolbert 29 6 6
WR Kelvin Benjamin 23 Rook 14 67 catches for 952 yards, 9 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
WR Jerricho Cotchery 32 10 13 40 catches for 509 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
TE Greg Olsen 29 7 14 81 catches for 960 yards, 6 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
LE Charles Johnson 28 7 12 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
LT Byron Bell 25 3 1
LG Amini Silatolu 26 2 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 40th pick / 2012
C Ryan Kalil 29 7 4 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
rg Fernando Velasco 29 5 1
RT Nate Chandler 25 2 2
re Wes Horton 24 1 12
 Defensive Starters
dt Colin Cole 34 10 10
DT Star Lotulelei 25 1 10 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2013
slb A.J. Klein 23 1 12 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2013
MLB Luke Kuechly 23 2 14 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 9th pick / 2012
WLB Thomas Davis 31 9 13 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
LCB Antoine Cason 28 6 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 27th pick / 2008
rcb Melvin White 24 1 9
SS Roman Harper 32 8 14 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
FS Thomas DeCoud 29 6 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
97 Mario Addison 27 DE 12 12 239 6-2 Troy 9/6/1987 3
90 Frank Alexander 25 DE 0 260 6-4 Oklahoma 12/17/1989 2 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2012
3 Derek Anderson 31 QB 5 5 229 6-6 Oregon St. 6/15/1983 8 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 213th pick / 2005
77 Byron Bell 25 T 1 1 340 6-5 New Mexico 1/17/1989 3
13 Kelvin Benjamin 23 WR 14 14 240 6-5 Florida St. 2/5/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
25 Bene Benwikere 23 CB 8 8 195 5-11 San Jose St. 9/3/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2014
11 Brenton Bersin 24 WR 13 13 211 6-3 Wofford 5/9/1990 1
93 Chase Blackburn 31 LB 6 6 247 6-3 Akron 6/10/1983 9
5 Matt Blanchard 25 QB 0 225 6-3 Wisconsin-Whitewater 3/21/1989 2
33 Tre Boston 22 FS 6 6 204 6-0 North Carolina 6/25/1992 Rook Carolina Panthers / 4th / 128th pick / 2014
47 Richie Brockel 28 TE 2 2 251 6-1 Boise St. 7/24/1986 3
16 Philly Brown 23 WR 11 11 190 6-0 Ohio State 12/16/1991 Rook
37 Carrington Byndom 22 CB 0 180 5-11 Texas 7/7/1992 Rook
78 Nate Chandler 25 DT 2 2 294 6-4 UCLA 6/1/1989 2
91 Colin Cole 34 DT 10 10 299 6-2 Iowa 6/24/1980 10
82 Jerricho Cotchery 32 WR 13 13 200 6-1 North Carolina St. 6/16/1982 10 New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
58 Thomas Davis 31 LB 13 13 231 6-1 Georgia 3/22/1983 9 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
21 Thomas DeCoud 29 DB 12 12 196 6-1 California 3/19/1985 6 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
84 Ed Dickson 27 TE 11 11 244 6-4 Oregon 7/25/1987 4 Baltimore Ravens / 3rd / 70th pick / 2010
31 James Dockery 26 DB 5 5 185 6-1 Oregon St. 11/9/1988 3
94 Kony Ealy 23 DE 9 9 273 6-4 Missouri 12/21/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 60th pick / 2014
92 Dwan Edwards 33 DT 14 14 315 6-3 Oregon St. 5/16/1981 10 Baltimore Ravens / 2nd / 51st pick / 2004
64 Brian Folkerts 24 C 1 1 303 6-4 Washburn 1/30/1990 1
63 David Foucault 25 T 0 320 6-8 Montreal 1/7/1989 Rook
9 Graham Gano 27 P 14 14 192 6-0 Florida St. 4/9/1987 5
57 Adarius Glanton 24 LB 1 1 215 6-1 Florida Atlantic 9/21/1990 Rook
76 Greg Hardy 26 DE 1 1 279 6-4 Mississippi 7/28/1988 4 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 175th pick / 2010
41 Roman Harper 32 DB 14 14 195 6-0 Alabama 12/11/1982 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
96 Wes Horton 24 DE 12 12 261 6-5 USC 1/18/1990 1
72 Kevin Hughes 26 T 0 302 6-4 Southeastern Louisiana 8/6/1988 3
53 Ben Jacobs 26 LB 6 6 243 6-4 Fresno State 4/17/1988 3
44 J.J. Jansen 28 C 1 1 254 6-2 Notre Dame 1/20/1986 5
95 Charles Johnson 28 DE 12 12 270 6-2 Georgia 7/10/1986 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
42 Colin Jones 27 DB 10 9 200 5-11 TCU 10/27/1987 3 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 190th pick / 2011
67 Ryan Kalil 29 C 4 4 299 6-3 USC 3/29/1985 7 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
56 A.J. Klein 23 ILB 12 12 250 6-1 Iowa St. 7/30/1991 1 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2013
59 Luke Kuechly 23 ILB 14 14 242 6-3 Boston Col. 4/20/1991 2 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 9th pick / 2012
71 Edmund Kugbila 24 G 0 Valdosta St. 9/21/1990 1 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 108th pick / 2013
38 Robert Lester 26 S 1 1 210 6-2 Alabama 4/30/1988 1
98 Star Lotulelei 25 DT 10 10 311 6-3 Utah 12/20/1989 1 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2013
94 Kyle Love 28 DT 0 301 6-1 Mississippi St. 11/18/1986 4
60 Kevin Matthews 27 C 0 298 6-3 Texas A&M 2/4/1987 4
1 Cam Newton 25 QB 12 12 260 6-6 Auburn 5/11/1989 3 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
24 Josh Norman 27 CB 10 10 203 6-0 Coastal Carolina 12/15/1987 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 143rd pick / 2012
8 Brad Nortman 25 P 14 14 213 6-2 Wisconsin 9/12/1989 2 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2012
68 Andrew Norwell 23 G 1 1 316 6-6 Ohio State 10/25/1991 Rook
88 Greg Olsen 29 TE 14 14 254 6-6 Miami (FL) 3/11/1985 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
27 Tauren Poole 25 RB 1 1 209 5-10 Tennessee 10/19/1989 2
10 De'Andre Presley 24 CB 2 2 180 5-11 Appalachian St. 1/10/1990 2
52 Kevin Reddick 25 ILB 1 243 6-1 North Carolina 12/28/1989 1
74 Mike Remmers 25 T 0 303 6-5 Oregon St. 4/11/1989 2
79 Chris Scott 27 T 0 328 6-5 8/4/1987 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 151st pick / 2010
99 Kawann Short 25 DT 12 12 299 6-3 Purdue 2/2/1989 1 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 44th pick / 2013
66 Amini Silatolu 26 T 0 312 6-4 Midwestern St. 9/16/1988 2 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 40th pick / 2012
28 Jonathan Stewart 27 RB 11 11 235 5-11 Oregon 3/21/1987 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 13th pick / 2008
35 Mike Tolbert 29 RB 6 6 243 5-9 Coastal Carolina 11/23/1985 6
70 Trai Turner 21 OG 0 310 6-3 LSU 6/4/1993 Rook Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2014
75 Fernando Velasco 29 G 1 1 308 6-3 Georgia 2/22/1985 5
14 Joe Webb 28 WR 3 3 220 6-4 Ala-Birmingham 11/14/1986 4 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 2010
23 Melvin White 24 CB 9 9 203 6-1 Louisiana-Lafayette 6/26/1990 1
43 Fozzy Whittaker 25 RB 6 6 202 5-10 Texas 2/2/1989 2
86 Brandon Williams 27 TE 7 7 10/12/1987 1
34 DeAngelo Williams 31 RB 6 6 210 5-8 Memphis 4/25/1983 8 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
65 Garry Williams 28 T 0 296 6-3 Kentucky 8/20/1986 5
Team Total 26.2 14 249.7 6-2.0 29.1