Five Fun Facts About The Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers came into the NFL in 1995. In their short history, the team has had some great years. Here is a quick look at some Carolina Panthers trivia.

1. One of the first players to be cut by the Carolina Panthers in 1995 was future professional wrestling star Bill Goldberg who the team had claimed off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons.

2. In 1995 the Carolina Panthers became the first expansion team to defeat the previous year’s Super Bowl winner.

3. The first player to play for the Carolina Panthers and then make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was defensive end Reggie White who was better known for playing with the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers.

4. During the Carolina Panthers first year in the NFL, they played their home games in Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium.

5. Carolina Panthers coach John Fox’s first coaching experience in professional football came as part of the United States Football League’s Los Angeles Express.

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