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2014 Carolina Panthers

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3-3-1, Currently 1st place in NFC South Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.1, Offense: -0.0, Defense: -6.1, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 158 points (22.6/g), 16th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 195 points (27.9/g), 29th.
 Differential of -37 points (-5.3/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 2.6-4.4.

Coach: Ron Rivera (3-3-1)
 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 Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Cam Newton 25 3 6 125 for 206, 1,472 yards, 8 td, 3 int, & 38 rushes for 190 yards and 1 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
FB Mike Tolbert 29 6 3 14 rushes for 10 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 59 yards and 0 td
WR Kelvin Benjamin 23 Rook 7 34 catches for 477 yards, 5 td Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
WR Jerricho Cotchery 32 10 6 23 catches for 283 yards, 0 td New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
TE Greg Olsen 29 7 7 41 catches for 493 yards, 5 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
LE Charles Johnson 28 7 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
LT Byron Bell 25 3 7
LG Amini Silatolu 26 2 6 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 40th pick / 2012
C Ryan Kalil 29 7 7 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
RG Fernando Velasco 29 5 5
RT Nate Chandler 25 2 7
 Defensive Starters
DT Colin Cole 34 10 7
DT Star Lotulelei 25 1 7 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2013
SLB A.J. Klein 23 1 3 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2013
MLB Luke Kuechly 23 2 7 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 9th pick / 2012
WLB Thomas Davis 31 9 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
LCB Antoine Cason 28 6 7 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 27th pick / 2008
RCB Melvin White 24 1 6 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Roman Harper 32 8 7 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
FS Thomas DeCoud 29 6 7 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
97 Mario Addison 27 DE 7 0 239 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 4 1 229 6-6 Oregon St. 6/15/1983 8 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 213th pick / 2005
81 Jason Avant 31 WR 7 0 210 6-0 Michigan 4/20/1983 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 109th pick / 2006
77 Byron Bell 25 T 7 7 340 6-5 New Mexico 1/17/1989 3
13 Kelvin Benjamin 23 WR 7 7 240 6-5 Florida St. 2/5/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 1st / 28th pick / 2014
25 Bene Benwikere 23 CB 5 2 195 5-11 San Jose St. 9/3/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2014
11 Brenton Bersin 24 WR 6 0 211 6-3 Wofford 5/9/1990 1
93 Chase Blackburn 31 LB 6 2 247 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 2 0 204 6-0 North Carolina 6/25/1992 Rook Carolina Panthers / 4th / 128th pick / 2014
47 Richie Brockel 28 TE 4 0 251 6-1 Boise St. 7/24/1986 3
16 Philly Brown 23 WR 7 1 190 6-0 Ohio State 12/16/1991 Rook
20 Antoine Cason 28 DB 7 7 190 6-0 Arizona 7/9/1986 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 27th pick / 2008
78 Nate Chandler 25 DT 7 7 294 6-4 UCLA 6/1/1989 2
91 Colin Cole 34 DT 7 7 299 6-2 Iowa 6/24/1980 10
82 Jerricho Cotchery 32 WR 6 6 200 6-1 North Carolina St. 6/16/1982 10 New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
58 Thomas Davis 31 LB 6 6 231 6-1 Georgia 3/22/1983 9 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2005
21 Thomas DeCoud 29 DB 7 7 196 6-1 California 3/19/1985 6 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
84 Ed Dickson 27 TE 7 4 244 6-4 Oregon 7/25/1987 4 Baltimore Ravens / 3rd / 70th pick / 2010
31 James Dockery 26 DB 2 0 185 6-1 Oregon St. 11/9/1988 3
94 Kony Ealy 23 DE 6 0 273 6-4 Missouri 12/21/1991 Rook Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 60th pick / 2014
92 Dwan Edwards 33 DT 7 0 315 6-3 Oregon St. 5/16/1981 10 Baltimore Ravens / 2nd / 51st pick / 2004
64 Brian Folkerts 24 C 7 0 303 6-4 Washburn 1/30/1990 1
63 David Foucault 25 T 3 0 320 6-8 Montreal 1/7/1989 Rook
9 Graham Gano 27 P 7 0 192 6-0 Florida St. 4/9/1987 5
57 Adarius Glanton 24 LB 1 0 215 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 7 7 195 6-0 Alabama 12/11/1982 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
96 Wes Horton 24 DE 7 6 261 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 7 0 243 6-4 4/17/1988 3
44 J.J. Jansen 28 C 7 0 254 6-2 Notre Dame 1/20/1986 5
95 Charles Johnson 28 DE 7 7 270 6-2 Georgia 7/10/1986 7 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2007
42 Colin Jones 27 DB 7 0 200 5-11 TCU 10/27/1987 3 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 190th pick / 2011
67 Ryan Kalil 29 C 7 7 299 6-3 USC 3/29/1985 7 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2007
56 A.J. Klein 23 ILB 7 3 250 6-1 Iowa St. 7/30/1991 1 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 148th pick / 2013
59 Luke Kuechly 23 ILB 7 7 242 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
98 Star Lotulelei 25 DT 7 7 311 6-3 Utah 12/20/1989 1 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 14th pick / 2013
60 Kevin Matthews 27 C 0 298 6-3 Texas A&M 2/4/1987 4
1 Cam Newton 25 QB 6 6 260 6-6 Auburn 5/11/1989 3 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 1st pick / 2011
24 Josh Norman 27 CB 5 1 203 6-0 Coastal Carolina 12/15/1987 2 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 143rd pick / 2012
8 Brad Nortman 25 P 7 0 213 6-2 Wisconsin 9/12/1989 2 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2012
68 Andrew Norwell 23 G 1 0 316 6-6 Ohio State 10/25/1991 Rook
26 Chris Ogbonnaya 28 RB 3 0 220 6-0 Texas 5/20/1986 5 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 211th pick / 2009
88 Greg Olsen 29 TE 7 7 254 6-6 Miami (FL) 3/11/1985 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
10 De'Andre Presley 24 CB 0 180 5-11 Appalachian St. 1/10/1990 2
36 Darrin Reaves 21 RB 5 1 210 5-10 UAB 4/17/1993 Rook
79 Chris Scott 27 T 0 328 6-5 8/4/1987 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 151st pick / 2010
99 Kawann Short 25 DT 7 0 299 6-3 Purdue 2/2/1989 1 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 44th pick / 2013
66 Amini Silatolu 26 T 6 6 312 6-4 Midwestern St. 9/16/1988 2 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 40th pick / 2012
28 Jonathan Stewart 27 RB 4 3 235 5-11 Oregon 3/21/1987 6 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 13th pick / 2008
35 Mike Tolbert 29 RB 3 3 243 5-9 Coastal Carolina 11/23/1985 6
70 Trai Turner 21 OG 7 3 310 6-3 LSU 6/4/1993 Rook Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2014
75 Fernando Velasco 29 G 6 5 308 6-3 Georgia 2/22/1985 5
14 Joe Webb 28 WR 0 220 6-4 Ala-Birmingham 11/14/1986 4 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 2010
23 Melvin White 24 CB 7 6 203 6-1 Louisiana-Lafayette 6/26/1990 1
43 Fozzy Whittaker 25 RB 3 1 202 5-10 Texas 2/2/1989 2
86 Brandon Williams 27 TE 5 0 10/12/1987 1
34 DeAngelo Williams 31 RB 2 2 210 5-8 Memphis 4/25/1983 8 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 27th pick / 2006
65 Garry Williams 28 T 1 0 296 6-3 Kentucky 8/20/1986 5
54 Jason Williams 28 LB 6 0 240 6-1 West. Illinois 4/23/1986 5 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 69th pick / 2009
Team Total 26.3 7 247.5 6-2.0 32.3