Carolina
Panthers
Stadium Bank of America Stadium
5-11-0 Overall | 1-5 NFC SOUTH 4th
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense113.7258.421.3
Defense143.5249.829.4
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Thu  8/13
vs
Jaguars
7:30pm
Week 3Thu  8/20
@
Patriots
7:30pm
Week 4Sun  8/30
@
Ravens
NBC8:00pm
Week 5Thu  9/3
vs
Steelers
7:30pm
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/13
vs
Raiders
CBS1:00pm
Week 2Sun  9/20
@
Buccaneers
FOX1:00pm
Week 3Sun  9/27
@
Chargers
CBS4:05pm
Week 4Sun  10/4
vs
Cardinals
FOX1:00pm
Week 5Sun  10/11
@
Falcons
FOX1:00pm
Week 6Sun  10/18
vs
Bears
FOX1:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 5-11 record last season was very disappointing. Their expected win percentage was 45%. They were not good against the spread going 6-9-1 (-390 loss). They went over 11 times and came in under 5 times. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a below average scoring team based on points per game and a below average offensive TD per play rate. They are a very poor scoring defense based on points per game and a below average defensive TD rate.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team this season led by Christian McCaffrey who was the #1 Runningback. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the position rankings. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
79 Adams, Myles DE6-228503/09/19980Rice
11 Anderson, Robby WR6-319005/09/19935Temple
5 Apple, Eli CB6-120308/09/19955Ohio State
40 Armah, Alex FB6-225505/17/19944West Georgia
17 Bayless, Omar WR6-121012/15/19960Arkansas State
37 Blanding, Quin DB6-220705/01/19961Virginia
39 Bonnafon, Reggie RB6-021501/04/19962Louisville
33 Boston, Tre SAF6-120506/25/19927North Carolina
60 Bowen, Branden T6-731509/12/19960Ohio State
5 Bridgewater, Teddy QB6-221511/10/19927Louisville
95 Brown, Derrick DT6-532504/15/19980Auburn
53 Burns, Brian LB6-525004/23/19982Florida State
31 Burris, Juston SAF6-021208/04/19935NC State
73 Bushell-Beatty, Juwann T6-533006/18/19961Michigan
56 Carter, Jermaine LB6-022501/14/19953Maryland
14 Cooper, Pharoh WR5-1121003/07/19955South Carolina
65 Daley, Dennis T6-632508/07/19962South Carolina
27 Davis, Mike RB5-922002/19/19936South Carolina
29 Elder, Corn CB5-1018510/09/19944Miami (FL)
45 Ferris, Jason LB6-32200Western Montana
42 Franklin, Sam LB6-321002/02/19960Temple
9 Gano, Graham K6-220204/09/198711Florida State
24 Green, T.J. DB6-321503/15/19953Clemson
54 Green-Thompson, Shaq OLB6-023004/21/19946Washington
7 Grier, Will QB6-122004/03/19952West Virginia
78 Hamilton, Woodrow DT6-331512/20/19922Ole Miss
38 Hartsfield, Myles DB5-1121108/05/19970Ole Miss
98 Haynes, Marquis DE6-223512/16/19933Ole Miss
84 Hemingway, Temarrick TE6-524507/30/19933South Carolina State
81 Hights, TreVontae WR6-31950TCU
66 Horton, Mike G6-43250Auburn
13 Hyman, Ishmael WR6-019608/23/19951James Madison
26 Jackson, Donte CB5-1018011/08/19953LSU
30 Jamerson, Natrell DB5-1120012/15/19953Wisconsin
44 Jansen, J.J. LS6-223501/20/198613Notre Dame
83 Jeanpiere, Damion WR6-118512/08/19961Nicholls State
63 Kaskey, Matt T6-732503/17/19971Dartmouth
92 Kerr, Zach DE6-233408/29/19907Delaware
19 Kirkwood, Keith WR6-321012/26/19943Temple
43 Kunaszyk, Jordan ILB6-323510/15/19962California
96 Lambert, DaVonte DE6-228006/23/19943Auburn
69 Larsen, Tyler C6-432507/08/19915Utah State
74 Little, Greg T6-531011/04/19972Ole Miss
32 Luke, Cole CB5-1120006/30/19953Notre Dame
47 Mack, Jordan LB6-324002/07/19980Virginia
82 Manhertz, Chris TE6-625504/10/19925Canisius
68 Marz, Tyler T6-731609/09/19923Wisconsin
70 Mauigoa, Frederick C6-43100Washington State
22 McCaffrey, Christian RB5-1120506/07/19964Stanford
55 Miller, Christian LB6-324506/19/19962Alabama
67 Miller, John G6-331508/12/19936Louisville
62 Monteiro, Aaron T6-732003/25/19971Boston College
12 Moore, D.J. WR5-1121504/14/19973Maryland
72 Moton, Taylor T6-532503/18/19944Western Michigan
94 Obada, Efe DE6-626504/13/19923No College
76 Okung, Russell T6-531010/07/198811Oklahoma State
48 Orr, Chris LB6-02240Wisconsin
2 Palardy, Michael P5-1120007/06/19925Tennessee
61 Paradis, Matt C6-330010/12/19896Boise State
64 Reed, Chris G6-432007/22/19925Minnesota State
49 Reese II, David LB6-12390Florida
85 Ricci, Giovanni TE6-324010/16/19960Western Michigan
15 Roberts, Seth WR6-219502/22/19916West Alabama
77 Robinson, Austrian DT6-430003/12/19960Ole Miss
10 Samuel, Curtis WR5-1119508/11/19964Ohio State
20 Scarlett, Jordan RB5-1121007/08/19952Florida
75 Schofield, Michael G6-630111/15/19907Michigan
99 Short, Kawann DT6-331502/02/19898Purdue
4 Slye, Joey K5-1121304/10/19962Virginia Tech
57 Smith, Andre LB6-024004/20/19973North Carolina
50 Smith, Chris DE6-126502/11/19926Arkansas
36 Smith, Rodney RB5-1121002/28/19960Minnesota
46 Sutton, Cam TE6-62260Fresno State
71 Tecklenburg, Sam C6-431001/31/19970Baylor
35 Thomas, Derrek CB6-319004/25/19950Baylor
80 Thomas, Ian TE6-326006/06/19963Indiana
86 Thompson, Colin TE6-425512/15/19931Temple
6 Walker, P.J. QB5-1121002/26/19951Temple
91 Weatherly, Stephen DE6-526503/19/19945Vanderbilt
18 White, DeAndrew WR6-019510/16/19913Alabama
52 Whitehead, Tahir OLB6-124104/02/19909Temple
16 Zylstra, Brandon WR6-221503/25/19933Concordia (Minn.)