2002 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
7-9-0 0-0 4280 2694 1586 40 238 4646 2993 1653 33 271
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The Carolina Panthers' eighth season was in 2002, playing their home games at Ericsson Stadium. During the offseason they hired John Fox to lead the team. Fox previously was the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants and had thirteen years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Julius Peppers was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Baltimore Ravens 10-7
Week 2 Detroit Lions 31-7
Week 3 @ Minnesota Vikings 21-14
Week 4 @ Green Bay Packers 14-17
Week 5 Arizona Cardinals 13-16
Week 6 @ Dallas Cowboys 13-14
Week 7 @ Atlanta Falcons 0-30
Week 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9-12
Week 10 New Orleans Saints 24-34
Week 11 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-23
Week 12 Atlanta Falcons 0-41
Week 13 @ Cleveland Browns 13-6
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 52-31
Week 15 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14-30
Week 16 Chicago Bears 24-14
Week 17 @ New Orleans Saints 10-6

2002 Carolina Panthers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: John Fox Assistant Head Coach: Scott O'Brien Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Jack Del Rio Assistant Special Teams Coordinator: Darrin Simmons Quarterbacks Coach: Mike McCoy Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Williamson Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Jim Skipper Tight Ends Coach: Don Breaux Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McCoy Defensive Line Coach: Mike Trgovac Linebackers Coach: Sam Mills Secondary Coach: Rod Perry Defensive Assistant Coach: Alvin Reynolds, Sal Sunseri Special Teams Coach: Scott O'Brien Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jerry Simmons Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Darrin Simmons General Manager: Marty Hurney Personnel Assistant: Brandon Beane Football Operations Assistant: Jeremiah Washburn