Carolina Panthers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1993-10-26 NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
  • 1994-11-02 NFL announces the expansion Carolina Panthers would play in the NFC West, while the Jacksonville Jaguars is assigned to the AFC Central
  • 1995-07-29 Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
  • 1995-09-03 Carolina Panthers lose their debut NFL game in overtime 23-20 to the Atlanta Falcons in front of 58,808 fans at the Georgia Dome
  • 1995-10-15 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
  • 1996-09-01 The Carolina Panthers outgun the Atlanta Falcons 29-6 in their first regular season NFL game at Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1997-01-12 NFC Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Carolina Panthers, 30-13
  • 2004-01-18 NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Carolina Panthers beat Philadelphia Eagles, 14-3

Sport awardSuper Bowl

2004-02-01 Super Bowl XXXVIII, Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX: New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers, 32-29; MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • 2006-01-22 NFC Championship, Qwest Stadium, Seattle: Seattle Seahawks beat Carolina Panthers, 34-14
  • 2011-04-28 NFL Draft: Auburn quarterback Cam Newton first pick by Carolina Panthers
  • 2016-01-24 NFC Championship, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC: Carolina Panthers beat Arizona Cardinals, 49-15
  • 2016-02-07 Super Bowl L, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, CA: Denver Broncos beat Carolina Panthers, 24–10; MVP: Von Miller, Denver, LB
  • 2018-07-09 Hedge fund billionaire David Tepper buys Carolina Panthers for an NFL record $2.275 billion

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1959-06-03 Sam Mills, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers), (d. 2005)
  • 1960-05-24 Pete Metzelaars, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, Lions)
  • 1962-01-13 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1962-03-04 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1962-09-09 Jack Trudeau, American NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers), born in Forest Lake, Minnesota
  • 1963-06-11 Tommy Barnhardt, American NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs), born in China Grove, North Carolina
  • 1963-09-08 Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Waycross, Georgia
  • 1963-11-08 Paul Butcher, American NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-01-28 Dwight Stone, NFL receiver/running back (Car Panthers, GB Packers)
  • 1964-12-15 Carlton Bailey, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1965-03-07 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1965-04-15 Mark Dennis, American NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers), born in Junction City, Kansas
  • 1965-06-17 Ray Seals, American NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1965-07-23 Brett Faryniarz, American NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Carmichael, California
  • 1965-10-28 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1966-01-05 Renaldo Turnbull, American NFL defensive end (New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers), born in Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
  • 1966-03-26 Wesley Walls, American NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, SF 49ers, New Orleans Saints), born in Batesville, Mississipi
  • 1966-05-20 Lawyer Tillman, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1966-11-04 Bubba McDowell, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Gaines, Georgia
  • 1967-03-18 Derrick Graham, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1967-08-05 Mike Fox, American NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1967-09-28 Darion Conner, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1967-10-13 Derrick Moore, American NFL running back (Az Cardinals, Carolina Panthers), born in Albany, Georgia
  • 1967-10-25 Anthony Johnson, American NFL fullback (Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1967-12-09 Ray Agnew, NFL nose tackle (Carolina Panthers, NY Giants)
  • 1967-12-23 Lamar Lathon, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Wharton, Texas
  • 1968-01-26 Eric Davis, American NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, Carolina Panthers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-03-18 Pat Terrell, NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1968-06-14 Brian Wiggins, American NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1968-10-28 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1968-11-14 Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968-11-26 Steve Lofton, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1969-05-06 Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
  • 1969-06-23 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
  • 1969-10-25 Eric Guliford, American NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1969-10-27 John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1969-12-19 Michael Bates, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1970-01-31 Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-03-12 Rod Smith, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1970-03-28 Shawn Price, NFL defensive end (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Buf Bills), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles
  • 1970-04-19 Michael Barrow, American NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers), born in Homestead, Florida
  • 1970-05-06 Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
  • 1970-05-24 Jeff Zgonina, American NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970-09-25 Damon Pieri, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1971-08-13 Chad Cota, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1971-12-09 Clifton Abraham, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-01-28 Frank Garcia, American NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Aizona
  • 1972-02-03 Tyrone Poole, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-04-25 Percell Gaskins, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1972-06-11 Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1972-06-24 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-07-14 Matthew Campbell, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-07-31 Chris Weinke, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2000, Florida State; Carolina Panthers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1972-08-15 Ken Walter, punter (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-08-16 Michael Reed, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers), born in Maplewood, Minnesota
  • 1972-09-29 Butler By'not'e, American NFL running back (Carolina Panthers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-12-07 Clay Shiver, American NFL center (Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers), born in Tifton, Georgia
  • 1972-12-19 Waverly Jackson, American NFL player (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
  • 1972-12-30 Kerry Collins, NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1973-02-05 Israel Raybon, American football defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1973-03-03 Winslow Oliver, running back (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1973-04-11 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1973-05-05 Muhsin Muhammad, American football wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1973-06-06 Jamie Wilson, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1974-01-15 Mike Minter, American football safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1974-01-20 Rae Carruth, American football wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1974-01-24 Tim Biakabutuka, American football running back (Carolina Panthers), born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 1974-03-01 Stephen Davis, American football running back (NFL Pro Bowl 1999, 2000, 03; Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • 1974-11-07 Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut
  • 1979-08-03 Kris Jenkins, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl (20-03, 06, 08; All-Pro 2002-03; Carolina Panthers, New York Jets), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1980-01-18 Julius Peppers, American football player (Carolina Panthers), born in Wilson, North Carolina
  • 1989-05-11 Cam Newton, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2010, Auburn; NFL MVP 2015; Pro Bowl 2011, 13, 15; Carolina Panthers), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Weddings in Sport

  • 1995-04-22 "Extra" TV co-host Arthel Neville (32) weds Carolina Panther running back Derrick Lassic (25) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church