In 1995, the NFL introduced two new expansion teams into the league: the Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers. In their first two seasons of existence, both teams made huge roar, advancing to their respective conference championship games and falling just short of having one of the most improbable Super Bowl matchups of all time.
The late 1990s and early 2000s saw the most success for both teams, but more so the Panthers. T
hey had a myriad of success because of great players that included one of the best wide receivers of this generation and a linebacker that came to them in one of the biggest free agency signings of all time.
Let’s count down the top five players in Carolina Panthers’ history.