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The 2002 Carolina Panthers season was the eighth season for the team in the National Football League. They tried to improve upon their 1-15 record in 2001, and make it to the playoffs for the second time in franchise history.


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2002 Carolina Panthers season
Head Coach John Fox
Home Field Ericsson Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Place 4th NFC South
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
2001 2003

The Panthers would improve six games, but would not escape the cellar, despite moving from the NFC West to the NFC South, finishing 7-9, five games behind the division champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The 2002 NFL Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 15 and April 16, 2002. The Panthers selected nine players in seven rounds.

Round Pick Player Position College
1 2 Julius Peppers Defensive End North Carolina
2 34 DeShaun Foster Running Back UCLA
3 73 Will Witherspoon Linebacker Georgia
4 100 Dante Wesley Cornerback Arkansas-Pine Bluff
5 137 Randy Fasani Quarterback Stanford
5 145 Kyle Johnson Fullback Syracuse
6 174 Keith Heinrich Tight End Sam Houston State
7 213 Pete Campion Guard North Dakota State
7 258 Brad Franklin Cornerback Louisiana-Lafayette

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2002 Carolina Panthers staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Simmons
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Darrin Simmons

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RosterEdit

2002 Carolina Panthers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs


Wide Receivers


Tight Ends


Offensive Linemen


Defensive Linemen


Linebackers


Defensive Backs


Special Teams


Reserve Lists



Practice Squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice Squad

ScheduleEdit

Date Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Tv Time
9/8/2002 1 Baltimore Ravens W 10-7 CBS 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 1-0
9/15/2002 2 Detroit Lions W 31-7 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 2-0
9/22/2002 3 Minnesota Vikings W 21-14 FOX 1:00pm Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 3-0
9/29/2002 4 Green Bay Packers L 14-17 FOX 1:00pm Lambeau Field 3-1
10/6/2002 5 Arizona Cardinals L 13-16 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 3-2
10/13/2002 6 Dallas Cowboys L 13-14 FOX 1:00pm Texas Stadium 3-3
10/20/2002 7 Atlanta Falcons L 0-30 FOX 1:00pm Georgia Dome 3-4
10/27/2002 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 9-12 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 3-5
11/3/2002 9 Bye
11/10/2002 10 New Orleans Saints L 24-34 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 3-6
11/17/2002 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 10-23 FOX 4:05pm Raymond James Stadium 3-7
11/24/2002 12 Atlanta Falcons L 0-41 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 3-8
12/1/2002 13 Cleveland Browns W 13-6 FOX 1:00pm Cleveland Browns Stadium 4-8
12/8/2002 14 Cincinnati Bengals W 52-31 CBS 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 5-8
12/15/2002 15 Pittsburgh Steelers L 14-30 FOX 1:00pm Heinz Field 5-9
12/22/2002 16 Chicago Bears W 24-14 FOX 1:00pm Ericsson Stadium 6-9
12/29/2002 17 New Orleans Saints W 10-6 FOX 1:00pm Louisiana Superdome 7-9

StandingsEdit

NFC South
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
z (2) Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12 4 0 .750 4–2 9–3 346 196 W1
y (6) Atlanta Falcons 9 6 1 .594 4–2 7–5 402 314 L1
New Orleans Saints 9 7 0 .563 3–3 7–5 432 388 L3
Carolina Panthers 7 9 0 .438 1–5 4–8 258 302 W2

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Assistant Coaches". CarolinaPanthers.com. http://www.panthers.com/team/history/assistant-coaches.html. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
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2002 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXVII

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