Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
October 26, 1993

First Season:
1995

Stadium:
Bank of America Stadium

NFC Championship: 
2003, 2015

NFC Western Division Championship:
1996

NFC South Division Championships: 
2003, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
181-186-1

Retired Uniform Number:
#51 Sam Mills 
 

 

  • First Draft Choice: Kerry Collins, QB, Penn State, 1995.
  • First Regular-Season Game: A 23-20 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
  • First Regular-Season Points: An 8-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Frank Reich to tight end Pete Metzelaars vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
  • First Regular-Season Win: A 26-15 win over the New York Jets, 10/15/95.
  • First to Pass 300 Yards in a Game: Frank Reich, 329 yards vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
  • First 100-Yard Game, Rushing: Derrick Moore, 123 yards vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 10/1/95.
  • First Defensive Touchdown: Nose Tackle Greg Kragen forced a fumble on the one-yard-line and recovered it in the end zone vs. the Chicago Bears, 10/8/95.
  • Longest Interception Return: Julius Peppers, 97-yard interception return vs. the Denver Broncos, 10/10/04.
  • First Winning Season: 1996 (12-4).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 26-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in an NFC divisional playoff game, 1/5/97.
  • First All-Pro Selections: Michael Bates, kick returner; Kevin Greene, linebacker; and Sam Mills, linebacker, 1996.
  • Most Career Rushing Yards: DeAngelo Williams, 6,846 yards (2006-2014).
  • Most Career Passing Yards: Jake Delhomme, 19,258 yards (2003-09).
  • Most Career Receptions: Steve Smith, 832 receptions (2001-2013).
  • All-Time Scoring Leader: John Kasay, 1,482 points (1995-2010).



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