Beloved Panthers Vet Mushin Muhammad Calls It Quits

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Charlotte Observer and Panthers.com report that Carolina Panthers veteran Muhsin Muhammad has retired.
He played 14 NFL seasons, 11 for the Panthers and three for the Bears. During that time he caught 860 passes for 11,438 yards and 62 touchdowns. For the Panthers Muhammad had 860 receptions, 9,255 yards, and 50 touchdowns.
I apologize if I miss some of the highlights from his first five years or so, but I was only a kid at that point, and I can only remember back to about 2003.
"Moose", as Panthers fans lovingly called him, endeared himself by making the plays that no one else could. It seemed anytime the Panthers were faced with an ugly 3rd-and-10, Moose was there making a tough catch in traffic defended by two linebackers. He would probably take a hard hit, but he would get the Panthers a first down, get up, and walk back to the huddle. And we fans would breathe a sigh of relief.
Muhammad was also one of the key parts to the Panthers' highly successful r...

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