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2000 Carolina Panthers season
Head Coach George Seifert
Home Field Ericsson Stadium
Results
Record 7-9
Place 3rd
Playoff Finish
Timeline
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1999 2001

The 2000 Carolina Panthers season was the 6th season for the team in the National Football League. They tried to improve upon their 8-8 record in 1999, and make it to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

The Panthers would digress from 1999, falling from 8-8 to 7-9, however, the Panthers finished third in the division, behind the playoff-bound St. Louis Rams and New Orleans Saints.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The 2000 NFL Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 15 and April 16, 2000. The Panthers selected seven players in seven rounds.

Round Pick Player Position College
1 23 Rashard Anderson Defensive Back Jackson State
2 57 Deon Grant Free Safety Tennessee
3 82 Leander Jordan Offensive Tackle Indiana (PA)
4 120 Alvin McKinley Defensive End Mississippi State
5 147 Gillis Wilson Defensive End Southern U.
6 182 Jeno James Guard Auburn
7 221 Lester Towns Middle Linebacker Washington

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2000 Carolina Panthers final staff
Front Office
  • Owner/Founder – Jerry Richardson
  • President – Mark Richardson
  • Director of Football Operations – Marty Hurney
  • Director of Player Personnel – Jack Bushofsky

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches
  • Defensive Line – Jacob Burney
  • Linebackers – Sam Mills
  • Defensive Backs – Carlos Mainord
  • Defensive Assistant – Alvin Reynolds

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

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

[1]

RosterEdit

2000 Carolina Panthers final 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

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 August 4 Jacksonville L 14–34 0–1 Ericsson Stadium
72,949
2 August 10 at Pittsburgh L 0–13 0–2 Three Rivers Stadium
56,032
3 August 18 Baltimore L 13–24 0–3 Ericsson Stadium
72,551
4 August 24 at New England L 21–29 0–4 Foxboro Stadium
50,077

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Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 3 at Washington L 17–20 0–1 FedEx Field
80,257
2 September 10 at San Francisco W 38–22 1–1 3Com Park
66,879
3 September 17 Atlanta L 10–15 1–2 Ericsson Stadium
66,498
4 Bye week
5 October 1 Dallas L 13–16 (OT) 1–3 Ericsson Stadium
68,909
6 October 8 Seattle W 26–3 2–3 Ericsson Stadium
57,090
7 October 15 at New Orleans L 6–24 2–4 Superdome
50,015
8 October 22 San Francisco W 34–16 3–4 Ericsson Stadium
61,350
9 October 29 at Atlanta L 12–13 3–5 Georgia Dome
46,178
10 November 5 at St. Louis W 27–24 4–5 Trans World Dome
66,048
11 November 12 New Orleans L 10–20 4–6 Ericsson Stadium
61,473
12 November 19 at Minnesota L 17–31 4–7 Metrodome
64,208
13 November 27 Green Bay W 31–14 5–7 Ericsson Stadium
62,518
14 December 3 St. Louis W 16–3 6–7 Ericsson Stadium
46,659
15 December 10 at Kansas City L 14–15 6–8 Arrowhead Stadium
77,481
16 December 17 San Diego W 30–22 7–8 Ericsson Stadium
42,206
17 December 24 at Oakland L 9–52 7–9 Oakland Coliseum
60,637

StandingsEdit

Template:2000 NFC West standings

ReferencesEdit

  1. Assistant Coaches. Panthers.com. Retrieved on February 11, 2010.
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book. Workman Publishing Company. p. 103. Template:Citation/identifier. 

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