Ranking the 5 most underrated Panthers players in franchise history

(Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports) Muhsin Muhammad
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Muhsin Muhammad – Former Carolina Panthers WR

Outside of his All-Pro season, wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad is deemed by many to be “just another guy”. Although that is not a sentiment echoed by any Carolina Panthers fan that saw him dominant time and time again.

This was more of a league-wide opinion. Many others across the NFL – including his prolific teammate Steve Smith – generated more headlines thanks to outstanding production and a swagger that captured the imagination.

However, when one delves a little deeper into Muhammad’s production, it’s right up there with most who’ve ever strapped it up and among the best in Carolina history for good measure.

Muhammad spent 11 years on the Panthers over two spells, racking up 696 receptions for 9,255 receiving yards and 50 touchdowns. This included a catch success rate of 58.9 percent and yards per reception average of 13.3.

The former second-round pick out of Michigan State spent two years with the Chicago Bears before coming home to eventually finish his career in Carolina. Muhammad was a two-time Pro Bowler whose level of performance gets forgotten when compared to some Pro Football Hall of Famers who played in the same era.