Why do the Panthers have the NFL logo?

The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers compete in the National Football League (NFL), as a member club of the league’s National Football Conference (NFC) South division.

Uptown Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium serves as the team’s headquarters and home field. Fans from across the Carolinas have come out to support the Panthers since their inception in 1996 when the team originally played at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.

Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers

Spartanburg, South Carolina’s Wofford College holds the team’s annual training camp. It is one of only two clubs that represent multiple states, with the New England Patriots.



It was announced in 1993 that the Panthers would be the league’s 29th club and that they would begin to play in 1995 under the ownership of Jerry Richardson.

Panthers fans can be proud of their club’s first two years of play, when they finished 7–9 in 1995 (the best start for an NFL expansion team ever) and 12–4 in 1996, winning the NFC West before falling to the eventual Super Bowl winner Green Bay Packers in the conference finals.

Why do the Panthers have the NFL logo?

At midfield, the Carolina Panthers made the official unveiling of their new, finished logo, which was accompanied by a video that explained what the logo represents to each and every person in the Carolinas (With an appearance by a special guest in Panthers owner David Tepper).

In the past, Carolina Panthers founder Jerry Richardson had shown his appreciation to the National Football League and its owners by reserving the midfield logo for a representation of the NFL shield. This was done as a show of gratitude for the league’s decision in 1993 to accept the Panthers as an NFL franchise.

In contrast to the conditions under which other teams place the NFL shield near midfield, the Panthers have been the only team in the league to do so of their own volition, making them the only team in the league to have this distinction.

However, with the start of the David Tepper era of Panthers football comes the transition to adopting their own logo. This is a shift that Panthers fans have been looking forward to for quite some time.