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2014 Carolina Panthers

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7-8-1, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.1, Offense: -2.4, Defense: -0.7, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 339 points (21.2/g), 19th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 374 points (23.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -35 points (-2.2/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 7.1-8.9.

Coach: Ron Rivera (7-8-1)
 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 14 262 for 448, 3,127 yards, 18 td, 12 int, & 103 rushes for 539 yards and 5 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
WR Kelvin Benjamin 23 Rook 15 73 catches for 1,008 yards, 9 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
WR Jerricho Cotchery 32 10 13 48 catches for 580 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
TE Greg Olsen* 29 7 16 84 catches for 1,008 yards, 6 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
LT Byron Bell 25 3 15 1 fumble recovered
C Ryan Kalil 29 7 16 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
RG Trai Turner 21 Rook 9 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2014
RT Nate Chandler 25 2 11
 Defensive Starters
LDE Charles Johnson 28 7 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
RDE Wes Horton 24 1 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Luke Kuechly*+ 23 2 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 9th pick / 2012
WLB Thomas Davis 31 9 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
LCB Antoine Cason 28 6 11 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 27th pick / 2008
RCB Josh Norman 27 2 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 5th / 143rd pick / 2012
SS Roman Harper 32 8 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
FS Thomas DeCoud 29 6 11 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 16 0 239 6-2 Troy 9/6/1987 3 2
90 Frank Alexander 25 1 0 260 6-4 Oklahoma 12/17/1989 2 0 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2012
3 Derek Anderson 31 qb 6 2 229 6-6 Oregon St. 6/15/1983 8 2 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 213th pick / 2005
81 Jason Avant 31 11 0 210 6-0 Michigan 4/20/1983 8 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 109th pick / 2006
77 Byron Bell 25 LT 15 15 340 6-5 New Mexico 1/17/1989 3 7
13 Kelvin Benjamin 23 WR 16 15 240 6-5 Florida St. 2/5/1991 Rook 8 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
25 Bene Benwikere 23 lcb 10 6 195 5-11 San Jose St. 9/3/1991 Rook 3 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2014
11 Brenton Bersin 24 wr 15 1 211 6-3 Wofford 5/9/1990 1 1
93 Chase Blackburn 31 slb 6 2 247 6-3 Akron 6/10/1983 9 1
33 Tre Boston 22 fs 11 5 204 6-0 North Carolina 6/25/1992 Rook 3 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 128th pick / 2014
47 Richie Brockel 28 4 0 251 6-1 Boise St. 7/24/1986 3 0
16 Philly Brown 23 wr 13 3 190 6-0 Ohio State 12/16/1991 Rook 4
37 Carrington Byndom 22 3 0 180 5-11 Texas 7/7/1992 Rook 0
20 Antoine Cason 28 LCB 12 11 190 6-0 Arizona 7/9/1986 6 5 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 27th pick / 2008
78 Nate Chandler 25 RT 11 11 294 6-4 UCLA 6/1/1989 2 5
91 Colin Cole 34 dt 16 10 299 6-2 Iowa 6/24/1980 10 5
82 Jerricho Cotchery 32 WR 15 13 200 6-1 North Carolina St. 6/16/1982 10 5 New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
58 Thomas Davis 31 WLB 15 15 231 6-1 Georgia 3/22/1983 9 7 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
21 Thomas DeCoud 29 FS 15 11 196 6-1 California 3/19/1985 6 4 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
84 Ed Dickson 27 te 16 10 244 6-4 Oregon 7/25/1987 4 1 Baltimore Ravens / 3rd / 70th pick / 2010
31 James Dockery 26 7 0 185 6-1 Oregon St. 11/9/1988 3 0
94 Kony Ealy 23 15 0 273 6-4 Missouri 12/21/1991 Rook 1 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 60th pick / 2014
92 Dwan Edwards 33 16 0 315 6-3 Oregon St. 5/16/1981 10 2 Baltimore Ravens / 2nd / 51st pick / 2004
64 Brian Folkerts 24 16 0 303 6-4 Washburn 1/30/1990 1 1
63 David Foucault 25 lt 5 1 320 6-8 Montreal 1/7/1989 Rook 1
9 Graham Gano 27 16 0 192 6-0 Florida St. 4/9/1987 5 3
57 Adarius Glanton 24 slb 10 2 215 6-1 Florida Atlantic 9/21/1990 Rook 1
30 Charles Godfrey 29 cb 7 1 207 6-0 Iowa 11/15/1985 6 1 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2008
76 Greg Hardy 26 rde 1 1 279 6-4 Mississippi 7/28/1988 4 1 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 175th pick / 2010
41 Roman Harper 32 SS 16 16 195 6-0 Alabama 12/11/1982 8 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
96 Wes Horton 24 RDE 16 15 261 6-5 USC 1/18/1990 1 6
53 Ben Jacobs 26 16 0 243 6-4 Fresno State 4/17/1988 3 1
44 J.J. Jansen 28 16 0 254 6-2 Notre Dame 1/20/1986 5 1
95 Charles Johnson 28 LDE 16 16 270 6-2 Georgia 7/10/1986 7 8 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
42 Colin Jones 27 cb 16 2 200 5-11 TCU 10/27/1987 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 190th pick / 2011
67 Ryan Kalil 29 C 16 16 299 6-3 USC 3/29/1985 7 8 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
56 A.J. Klein 23 SLB 14 8 250 6-1 Iowa St. 7/30/1991 1 4 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2013
59 Luke Kuechly*+ 23 MLB 16 16 242 6-3 Boston Col. 4/20/1991 2 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 9th pick / 2012
38 Robert Lester 26 1 0 210 6-2 Alabama 4/30/1988 1 0
98 Star Lotulelei 25 dt 14 13 311 6-3 Utah 12/20/1989 1 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2013
1 Cam Newton 25 QB 14 14 260 6-6 Auburn 5/11/1989 3 12 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
24 Josh Norman 27 RCB 14 10 203 6-0 Coastal Carolina 12/15/1987 2 4 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 143rd pick / 2012
8 Brad Nortman 25 16 0 213 6-2 Wisconsin 9/12/1989 2 2 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2012
68 Andrew Norwell 23 LG 10 9 316 6-6 Ohio State 10/25/1991 Rook 4
26 Chris Ogbonnaya 28 5 0 220 6-0 Texas 5/20/1986 5 0 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 211th pick / 2009
88 Greg Olsen* 29 TE 16 16 254 6-6 Miami (FL) 3/11/1985 7 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
27 Tauren Poole 25 1 0 209 5-10 Tennessee 10/19/1989 2 0
10 De'Andre Presley 24 4 0 180 5-11 Appalachian St. 1/10/1990 2 0
36 Darrin Reaves 21 rb 6 1 210 5-10 UAB 4/17/1993 Rook 1
52 Kevin Reddick 25 3 0 243 6-1 North Carolina 12/28/1989 1 0
74 Mike Remmers 25 rt 5 5 303 6-5 Oregon St. 4/11/1989 2 2
79 Chris Scott 27 8 0 328 6-5 8/4/1987 3 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 151st pick / 2010
99 Kawann Short 25 ldt 16 9 299 6-3 Purdue 2/2/1989 1 5 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 44th pick / 2013
66 Amini Silatolu 26 lg 7 7 312 6-4 Midwestern St. 9/16/1988 2 3 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 40th pick / 2012
52 D.J. Smith 25 1 0 239 5-11 Appalachian St. 2/24/1989 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 186th pick / 2011
28 Jonathan Stewart 27 RB 13 8 235 5-11 Oregon 3/21/1987 6 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 13th pick / 2008
35 Mike Tolbert 29 fb 8 6 243 5-9 Coastal Carolina 11/23/1985 6 1
70 Trai Turner 21 RG 13 9 310 6-3 LSU 6/4/1993 Rook 5 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2014
75 Fernando Velasco 29 rg 13 7 308 6-3 Georgia 2/22/1985 5 4
14 Joe Webb 28 7 0 220 6-4 Ala-Birmingham 11/14/1986 4 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 2010
23 Melvin White 24 rcb 15 7 203 6-1 Louisiana-Lafayette 6/26/1990 1 3
43 Fozzy Whittaker 25 rb 10 1 202 5-10 Texas 2/2/1989 2 1
86 Brandon Williams 27 14 0 10/12/1987 1 0
34 DeAngelo Williams 31 rb 6 6 210 5-8 Memphis 4/25/1983 8 2 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
65 Garry Williams 28 1 0 296 6-3 Kentucky 8/20/1986 5 0
54 Jason Williams 28 11 0 240 6-1 West. Illinois 4/23/1986 5 1 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 69th pick / 2009
Team Total 26.1 16 248.2 6-2.1 29.1