2012 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 5771 3683 2088 22 328 5329 3568 1761 23 325
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The Carolina Panthers' eighteenth season was in 2012, and it was the second season Ron Rivera served as the head coach of the team. The Panthers played their home games at Bank of America Stadium. They finished the season 7-9-0, 3-5-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Luke Kuechly was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Houston Texans 13-26
Preaseason Week 2 Miami Dolphins 23-17
Preaseason Week 3 @ New York Jets 17-12
Preaseason Week 4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 16-17
Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-16
Week 2 New Orleans Saints 35-27
Week 3 New York Giants 7-36
Week 4 @ Atlanta Falcons 28-30
Week 5 Seattle Seahawks 12-16
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 Dallas Cowboys 14-19
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 22-23
Week 9 @ Washington Redskins 21-13
Week 10 Denver Broncos 14-36
Week 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-27
Week 12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 30-22
Week 13 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-27
Week 14 Atlanta Falcons 30-20
Week 15 @ San Diego Chargers 31-7
Week 16 Oakland Raiders 17-6
Week 17 @ New Orleans Saints 44-38

2012 Carolina Panthers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Ron Rivera Offensive Coordinator: Rob Chudzinski Defensive Coordinator: Sean McDermott Special Teams Coordinator: Brian Murphy Passing Defense Coordinator: Steve Wilks Quarterbacks Coach: Mike Shula Wide Receivers Coach: Fred Graves Offensive Line Coach: John Matsko Running Backs Coach: John Settle Tight Ends Coach: Pete Hoener Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Ray Brown Offensive Consultant: Ricky Proehl Offensive Quality Control Coach: Scott Turner Defensive Line Coach: Eric Washington Linebackers Coach: Warren Belin Defensive Backs Coach: Steve Wilks Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Sam Mills III Defensive Assistant Coach: Bobby Babich Defensive Quality Control Coach: Sam Mills III Special Teams Assistant Coach: Richard Rodgers Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joe Kenn General Manager: Marty Hurney Interim General Manager: Brandon Beane Director of Football Operations: Brandon Beane