1997 Carolina Panthers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dom Capers (7-9)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
1997 Carolina Panthers Roster
1997 Carolina Panthers Results

The Carolina Panthers of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

The Panthers stumbled, scoring only 265 points, and the defense surrendered 314. Kerry Collins passed for 2,124 yards. Wesley Walls snagged 58 passes for 746 yards, while Rae Carruth contributed to the receiving game, too.

Fred Lane carried the ball for a team-best 809 yards for Carolina.

Eric Davis picked off 5 opponent throws. Micheal Barrow sacked quarterbacks 8.5 times.

Dom Capers coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Kerry Collins38120052.521245.6112.9215.5592720055.7
Steve Beuerlein1538958.210326.763.932.0521711183.6
Totals53428954.131565.9173.2244.559 44311


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fred Lane1828094.450 7
Anthony Johnson973583.720 0
Tim Biakabutuka752994.026 2
Scott Greene451573.510 1
Kerry Collins26652.521 1
Steve Beuerlein4328.020 0
Rocket Ismail4328.018 0
Rae Carruth6233.80
Winslow Oliver100.00
Ken Walter1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals44117704.050 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wesley Walls5874612.952 6
Rae Carruth4454512.452 4
Scott Greene402776.925 1
Rocket Ismail3641911.659 2
Mark Carrier3343613.236 2
Muhsin Muhammad2731711.738 0
Anthony Johnson211587.525 1
Ernie Mills1112711.537 1
Fred Lane8273.40
Winslow Oliver6477.811 0
Kris Mangum45614.022 0
Walter Rasby111.00
Totals289315610.959 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Kasay2525100.0262284.691


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ken Walter85360442.462

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tyrone Poole261917.340 0
Winslow Oliver141117.926 0
Michael Bates188.00
Totals413107.640 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Bates47128127.356 0
Dwight Stone37625.337 0
Ernie Mills46516.233 0
Walter Rasby33210.712 0
Scott Greene3186.00
Sam Mills2126.012 0
Frank Garcia11111.011 0
Tyrone Poole155.00
Totals64150023.456 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Davis5255.017 0
Chad Cota22814.015 0
Tyrone Poole200.00
Sam Mills11818.018 0
Lamar Lathon111.00
Totals11726.518 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Chad Cota101.58631001000
Sam Mills85.57227010001
Micheal Barrow78.5682102003
Andre Royal66.5601301003
Mike Minter61531602001
Tyrone Poole504840331101
Greg Kragen49.5459
Les Miller48.545701300
Lamar Lathon49.54411000002
Eric Davis38356001200
Pat Terrell36.5301301000
Ray Seals2019200001
Rod Smith16160
Renaldo Turnbull13.5115
Mike Fox13114
Toi Cook11102
Shawn King10.5101
Carlton Bailey1092
Israel Raybon5.551
Tim Morabito4.53301000
Kinnon Tatum330
Percell Gaskins330
Gerald Williams102
Anthony Johnson2200
Kerry Collins82-140
Fred Lane4200
Michael Bates42000
Dwight Stone0100
Mark Carrier1000
Rae Carruth2000
Scott Greene1000
Steve Beuerlein10000
Winslow Oliver20000
Tim Biakabutuka1000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
John Kasay2225091
Fred Lane7000042
Wesley Walls600036
Rae Carruth0400024
Rocket Ismail0200012
Scott Greene11000012
Mark Carrier200012
Tim Biakabutuka200012
Anthony Johnson0100018
Kerry Collins10006
Ernie Mills100006
Muhsin Muhammad000012
Dwight Stone000012


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