2005 Carolina Panthers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 2-1 5931 3870 2061 31 333 5329 3536 1793 48 321
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The Carolina Panthers' eleventh season was in 2005, and it was the fourth season John Fox served as the head coach of the team. The Panthers played their home games at Bank of America Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Seattle Seahawks 34-14. At the end of the season, Steve Smith was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New Orleans Saints 20-23
Week 2 New England Patriots 27-17
Week 3 @ Miami Dolphins 24-27
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 32-29
Week 5 @ Arizona Cardinals 24-20
Week 6 @ Detroit Lions 21-20
Week 8 Minnesota Vikings 38-13
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-14
Week 10 New York Jets 30-3
Week 11 @ Chicago Bears 3-13
Week 12 @ Buffalo Bills 13-9
Week 13 Atlanta Falcons 24-6
Week 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-20
Week 15 @ New Orleans Saints 27-10
Week 16 Dallas Cowboys 20-24
Week 17 @ Atlanta Falcons 44-11


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New York Giants 23-0
Divisional Round @ Chicago Bears 29-21
Conference Championship @ Seattle Seahawks 14-34

2005 Carolina Panthers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: John Fox Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Mike Trgovac Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Crossman Quarterbacks Coach: Mike McCoy Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Williamson Offensive Line Coach: Mike Maser Running Backs Coach: Jim Skipper Tight Ends Coach: Dave Magazu Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McCoy Defensive Line Coach: Sal Sunseri Linebackers Coach: Ken Flajole Safeties Coach: Mike Gillhamer Secondary Coach: Rod Perry Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Mike Gillhamer Defensive Assistant Coach: Mike Gillhamer, Sam Mills III Special Teams Assistant Coach: Paul Ferraro Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jerry Simmons Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Paul Ferraro, Sam Mills III General Manager: Marty Hurney Personnel Assistant: Brandon Beane