Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers

DST - CAR

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
20th easiest for DSTs
Draft Rank (ECR) #259
Best / Worst #179 / #335
ADP #382

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Carolina Panthers are retaining head coach Ron Rivera for 2019

The Carolina Panthers have informed head coach Ron Rivera that he will remain with the team in 2019, according to multiple reports.

Fantasy Impact

Rivera has gone 71-56-1 in eight seasons with the Panthers, going 7-9 in 2018. His teams have typically had excellent defenses but are sometimes inconsistent on offense.

Mike Maher21 weeks ago
Carolina Panthers D/ST plays well versus Saints backups

The Panthers D/ST surrendered 294 yards and 14 points in Sunday's Week 17 win over the Saints.

Fantasy Impact

While the Panthers played one of their better games of the year, they played again the Saints b-unit backups. With Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara healthy scratches tor est for the playoffs, the Panthers did the job. Carolina will look to bounce back in 2019 following one of their worst seasons in the Ron Rivera era.

Carolina Panthers D/ST gets lit up by Matt Ryan in Week 16 loss

The Carolina Panthers D/ST surrendered 427 yards and 24 points in Sunday's Week 16 loss to Atlanta.

Fantasy Impact

Sacking Matt Ryan only once and recovering two fumbles, the Panthers defense didn't get enough done from a fantasy perspective on Sunday. That has been the case all season. The Panthers will look to hold strong in a tough Week 17 matchup with the Saints.

Carolina Panthers records a safety in Week 15

The Panthers D/ST surrendered 346 total yards and 12 points in Monday night's Week 15 loss to the Saints.

Fantasy Impact

Although the Panthers only gave up 12 points, they still recorded a loss. Adding a safety, a pick and two sacks to their totals, the Panthers D/ST had a solid night in fantasy. They'll look to stifle the Falcons in Week 16.

Carolina Panthers D/ST gives up 393 total yards in Week 14 loss

The Carolina Panthers D/ST surrendered 393 total yards and 26 points in Sunday's Week 14 loss to the Browns.

Fantasy Impact

While the Panthers sacked Baker Mayfield once and recovered a pair of Brown fumbles, their fantasy day overall was a downer. After Mayfield threw three picks last week, he was perfect in Week 14. The Panthers are not a recommended play in Week 15 versus the Saints.