Coach Ron Rivera said at the NFL owners' meetings that the Panthers would like to limit Jonathan Stewart to around 15 carries a game in 2015.
Jonathan Stewart played 46.4 percent of snaps in 2014, easily the most of any Panthers running back.
ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton says there's a "strong possibility" DeAngelo Williams will be released this offseason.
Jonathan Stewart rushed 13 times for 70 yards and caught one pass for four yards in Saturday's Divisional Round loss at Seattle.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 123 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries in the Panthers' 27-16, Wild Card win over the Cardinals.
Even with DeAngelo Williams (hand) back healthy, Jonathan Stewart is expected to start Saturday's Wild Card game against the Cardinals and receive the bulk of the carries.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 49 yards on 13 carries in the Panthers' Week 17 win over the Falcons.
DeAngelo Williams (hand) is listed as probable for Week 17 against the Falcons, but Jonathan Stewart is still expected to start.
Jonathan Stewart rushed 24 times for 122 yards and caught two passes for seven yards with a touchdown in the Panthers' Week 16 win over the Browns.
Coach Ron Rivera announced Jonathan Stewart will start Week 16 against the Browns.
Jonathan Stewart managed 73 yards on 22 carries and caught a six-yard pass in the Panthers' Week 15 win over the Buccaneers.
Jonathan Stewart (hip) was upgraded to "full" on Thursday.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera declined Monday to commit to Jonathan Stewart as his starter.
Jonathan Stewart rushed 20 times for 155 yards and a touchdown in Carolina's Week 14 win over the Saints.