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Four Quarters: A Look at the Carolina Panthers’ 2009 Schedule, Pt. 3

Article By on 30th June, 2009

... good seasons with 7-9 efforts. That's not the best sign for the 2009 squad.

But when you look at the reason why, there's a little cause for optimism.

In 2004, injuries to Stephen Davis and Steve Smith killed the offense, and the Panthers started out the season 1-7 before adjusting, and going 6-2 in their final eight games.

In 2006, the offensive line was a revolving door, with Travelle Wharton going out early, Justin Hartwig missing the season to a groin in jury, and Mark Wahle finishing out 2006 on Injured Reserve.

Injuries dogged the Panthers all season, as Steve Smith, Jake Delhomme, Dan Morgan, and Mike Rucker also missed several games to injury that year, and after a somewhat promising 4-2 start the Panthers strugg...

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