Panthers coach John Fox is going to have to try to win his last game without WR Steve Smith.
The veteran was inactive after a mid-week calf strain left him unable to play in today's finale.
That puts rookie QB Jimmy Clausen with four wideouts, three of whom are rookies also.
The rest of the healthy scratch list included: CB R.J. Stanford, S Gerald Alexander, LB Thomas Williams and C Chris Morris.
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Also down for the Panthers were CB Chris Gamble and DT Ed Johnson (who stayed home because of injuries), and third quarterback Keith Null.
-- Darin Gantt