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1998 Carolina Panthers season
Head Coach Dom Capers
Home Field Ericsson Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish Did not qualify
Timeline
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1997 1999

The 1998 Carolina Panthers season was the franchise's 4th season in the National Football League and the 4th and final under head coach Dom Capers. They tried to improve upon their 7-9 record in 1997, and make it to the playoffs for the second time in franchise history. But failed and finished at a franchise worst 4–12 in 1998 and fourth of five teams in the NFC West until 2001. Dom Capers was fired at the end of the season and replaced by George Seifert.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The 1998 NFL Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 18 and April 19, 1998. The Panthers selected eight players in seven rounds.

1998 Carolina Panthers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 14 Jason Peter  Defensive tackle Nebraska
3 62 Chuck Wiley  Defensive End LSU
3 73 Mitch Marrow  Defensive end Pennsylvania
4 106 Donald Hayes  Wide receiver Wisconsin
5 136 Jerry Jensen  Linebacker Washington
6 165 Damien Richardson  Defensive back Arizona State
7 196 Vili Maumau  Defensive tackle Colorado
7 228 Jim Turner  Wide receiver Syracuse
      Made roster  

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Undrafted Free AgentsEdit

1998 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
Dameyune Craig Quarterback Auburn
Paul Janus Tackle Northwestern

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1998 Carolina Panthers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Chip Morton
  • Strength and Conditioning Assistant – Greg Roman

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RosterEdit

1998 Carolina Panthers roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 12 Inactive, 1 Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 6 Atlanta Falcons L 14–19 0–1 Ericsson Stadium
65,129
2 September 13 at New Orleans Saints L 14–19 0–2 Louisiana Superdome
51,915
3 Bye
4 September 27 Green Bay Packers L 30–37 0–3 Ericsson Stadium
69,723
5 October 4 at Atlanta Falcons L 23–51 0–4 Georgia Dome
50,724
6 October 11 at Dallas Cowboys L 20–27 0–5 Texas Stadium
64,181
7 October 18 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 13–16 0–6 Raymond James Stadium
63,600
8 October 25 Buffalo Bills L 14–30 0–7 Ericsson Stadium
64,050
9 November 1 New Orleans Saints W 31–17 1–7 Ericsson Stadium
62,514
10 November 8 at San Francisco 49ers L 23–25 1–8 3Com Park
68,572
11 November 15 Miami Dolphins L 9–13 1–9 Ericsson Stadium
67,887
12 November 22 at St. Louis Rams W 24–20 2–9 Trans World Dome
50,716
13 November 29 at New York Jets L 21–48 2–10 The Meadowlands
71,501
14 December 6 San Francisco 49ers L 28–31 (OT) 2–11 Ericsson Stadium
63,332
15 December 13 Washington Redskins L 25–28 2–12 Ericsson Stadium
46,940
16 December 20 St. Louis Rams W 20–13 3–12 Ericsson Stadium
50,047
17 December 27 at Indianapolis Colts W 27–19 4–12 RCA Dome
58,182

StandingsEdit

NFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Atlanta Falcons 14 2 0 .875 442 289
San Francisco 49ers 12 4 0 .750 479 328
New Orleans Saints 6 10 0 .375 305 359
Carolina Panthers 4 12 0 .250 336 413
St. Louis Rams 4 12 0 .250 285 378

ReferencesEdit

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Indianapolis Cincinnati Kansas City Dallas Detroit Carolina
Miami Jacksonville Oakland NY Giants Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis
NY Jets Tennessee Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1998 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXIII

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