The Carolina Panthers are a member club of the NFC South division and play alongside the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Panthers came in as the league’s 29th franchise in 1993 and began playing in 1995. The franchise is registered as Panther Football LLC and is worth approximately US $2.3 billion.
The franchise hasn’t been able to seal the deal in a couple of Super Bowl appearances but they managed to win six division titles thus far. The Charlotte-based organization fell to the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XXXVIII losing the game 32-29. Their final appearance at the Super Bowl came back in 2015 when they were bested by the Denver Broncos.
The Carolina Panthers had a disappointing campaign in 2020 and failed to qualify for the playoffs. The Panthers placed with a 5-11 regular-season record and placed third in the NFC South behind the Saints and eventual Super Bowl winner, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They managed to match their previous season record at 5-11.
The Panthers kept the same logo for 16 years after being founded and received a makeover in 2012. The logo was a success right from the get-go and only underwent minor alterations. The team’s colors remained the same and the logo only was slight modifications to make It slightly more aggressive contemporary and three-dimensional.
The revised logo retained ¾ view of the face, but the outline was removed and the silver was reserved for highlighting its eyes and sharp teeth.
David Alan Tepper is a billionaire businessman hedge fund manager and philanthropist. He owns not just the Carolina Panthers but also the Charlotte FC in Major League Soccer (MLS). Tepper is the founder and president of a global hedge fund based in Miami, Florida known as Appaloosa Management.
David Tepper is the richest man in the NFL. Tepper is ranked No. 41 on the Forbes List of 400 richest Americans and comes in with a Net Worth of $13 billion putting him ahead of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones who sits at No. 56.
Fanatics, a global leader for licensed sports merchandise, and Tepper Sports & Entertainment announced a long-term deal to become the company’s official retail partner. Fanatics agreed to operate both the e-commerce and physical retail experience at the Bank of America Stadium. To celebrate the announcement, the new Panthers’ online store offered 30 percent off and free shipping on purchases made on selected dates.
Additionally, Honeywell announced a collaboration with the Carolina Panthers to help bring back fans into Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium. Honeywell provided the stadium with air quality monitoring solutions as well as individual PPE packs for Panther’s fans. Not to mention, Morris Jenkins announced a multi-year partnership with coming in as the official air conditioning, heating, and Plumbing service provider for the Carolina Panthers.
|Quarterbacks||5. Teddy Bridgewater |
7. Will Grier
15. Tommy Stevens
6. P.J Walker
|Running backs||40. Alexander Armah |
36. Trenton Cannon
28. Mike Davis
22. Christian McCaffrey
35. Rodney Smith
|Wide receivers||11. Robby Anderson |
14. Pharoh Cooper
12. D.J Moore
10. Curtis Samuel
16. Brandon Zylstra
|Tight Ends||82. Chris Manhertz |
80. Ian Thomas
86. Colin Thompson
|Offensive linemen||63. Matt Kaskey |
69. Tyler Larsen
67. John Miller
72. Taylor Moton
76. Russell Okung
61. Matt Paradis
64. Chris Reed
75. Michael Schofield
|Defensive linemen||95. Derrick Brown |
53. Brian Burris
97. Yetur Gross-Matos
78. Woodrow Hamilton
98. Marqquis Haynes
92. Zach Keer
96. Austin Larkin
94. Efe Obada
93. Bravvion Roy
|Linebackers||56. Jermaine Carter |
21. Jeremy Chinn
50. Julian Stanford
57. Adarius Taylor
54. Shaq Thompson
52. Tahir Whitehead
|Defensive backs||33. Tre Boston |
31. Juston Burris
24. Rasul Douglas
29. Corn Elder
42. Sam Franklin
38. Myles Hartfield
26. Donte Jackson
30. Natrell Jamerson
27. Kenny Robinson
23. Stantley Thomas-Oliver
|Special teams||3. Joseph Charlton |
44. J.J. Jansen
4. Joey Slye
The Panthers assisted several non-profit organizations in North and South Carolina through the team’s merchandise donation program. The team pledged their support for the important work of the region’s non-profit agencies with donations of Panthers memorabilia for auctions and raffles. Additionally, the franchise makes complimentary tickets available to non-profit organizations that serve youth and troops through generous PSL Owners.
They also have several successful campaigns including NFL Hometown Huddle which comes in as a league-wide day of service and plays each falling on the days where the Panthers work with the United Way.
|Head Coach||Matt Rhule|
|Stadium||Bank of America Stadium|
|Location||Charlotte, North America|
|Sponsors||Morris-Jenkins, Honeywell, Southwood Corporation, Fanatics, Harrah’s Duke Energy|
|Championships||League championships (0) |
Conference championships (2)
NFC: 2003, 2015
Division championships (6)
NFC West: 1996
NFC South: 2003, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015
|Official Website||Carolina Panthers- www.panthers.com|