Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Week 1

The Carolina Panthers will play the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Week 1 of the 2021 season.


Coaches

Head Coach: Arthur Smith Offensive Coordinator: Dave Ragone Defensive Coordinator: Dean Pees Special Teams Coordinator: Marquice Williams Quarterbacks Coach: Charles London Wide Receivers Coach: Dave Brock Offensive Line Coach: Dwayne Ledford Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Chandler Henley Running Backs Coach: Desmond Kitchings Tight Ends Coach: Justin Peelle Offensive Assistant Coach: Danny Breyer Defensive Line Coach: Gary Emanuel Linebackers Coach: Frank Bush Outside Linebackers Coach: Ted Monachino Secondary Coach: Jon Hoke Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Nick Perry Defensive Assistant Coach: Matt Pees, Lanier Goethie Senior Assistant Coach: Steve Hoffman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Thomas Stallworth Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bobby Thomas, Roderick Moore, Jr. Director of Coaching Operations: Brian Griffin Football Analyst: Patrick Kramer, Sal Conti, Charles Walker, Paul Rice Assistant Director of Coaching Operations: Sarah Hogan Diversity Coaching Intern: Mario Jeberaeel Passing Game Specialist: T.J. Yates

Coaches

Head Coach: Matt Rhule Offensive Coordinator: Joseph Brady Defensive Coordinator: Phil Snow Special Teams Coordinator: Chase Blackburn Defensive Pass Game Coordinator: Jason Simmons Defensive Run Game Coordinator: Al Holcomb Quarterbacks Coach: Sean Ryan Assistant Quarterbacks Coach: Matt Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: Frisman Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Pat Meyer Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Tony Sparano Jr. Running Backs Coach: Jeff Nixon Tight Ends Coach: Brian Angelichio Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: Jeff Nixon Defensive Line Coach: Frank Okam Linebackers Coach: Mike Siravo Cornerbacks Coach: Evan Cooper Pass Rush Specialist: Don Johnson Assistant Special Teams Coach: Ed Foley Assistant to the Head Coach: Matthew Delgado Coaching Assistant: E.J. Barthel, Grant Udinski, Cedric Whitaker, Terrance Knighton, Garret McGuire Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jeremy Scott Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Gus Felder Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Thomas Barbeau