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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers special teams coordinator Brian Murphy on Monday became the latest casualty of Carolina's disappointing season.
Coach Ron Rivera announced the Panthers (2-7) fired Murphy one day after Carolina surrendered a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown to Trindon Holliday in Sunday's 36-14 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Rivera said he has promoted assistant special teams coach Richard Rodgers to coordinator. Rodgers, in his first season in Carolina, was a college teammate of Rivera's at Cal.
Rivera said the decision was made because of "philosophical differences and productivity."
Earlier this year, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson fired general manager Marty Hurney after the team lost its fifth straight game. Hurney has yet to be replaced, but the team has hired former New York Giants GM Ernie Accorsi to serve as a consultant to lead the search for Hurney's replacement.
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Head coach Ron Rivera and the struggling Carolina Panthers made another change in off-field personnel Monday, firing special teams coordinator Brian Murphy and replacing him with assistant Richard Rogers. "The reason being philosophical differences and productivity," Rivera said. "And we'll leave it at that." The Broncos flipped momentum in Sunday'...
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Carolina Panthers' owner Jerry Richardson said Sunday afternoon he's devoted to keeping the team in the Carolinas.
Richardson, who is the only owner the franchise has known in its 18 years of existence, was responding to rumors that surfaced earlier in the week that an offer from a group in Los Angeles was made to purchase the club and move it to the west...
He goes by the name of Tshimanga Biakabutuka, but conformists call him Tim. Tim is from Kinshasa, Republic of Zaire, which is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1997. Biakabutuka left his native land and moved to Montreal, Canada. While playing football throughout high school and CEGEP, the monster tailback earned the nickname “Touchdown Tim”, but nobody...
On Sunday, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported that officials from Los Angeles have had discussions with Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson about a possible relocation of his NFL franchise. Schefter reported that talks occurred at the Democratic National Convention, held at Bank of America Stadium earlier this summer.
The talks were initiated because the panthers own their...
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that California officials have been trying to convince Carolina Panther owner Jerry Richardson to consider moving the team to Los Angeles.
Schefter adds that there’s been “no luck so far.“
This is interesting considering that the Panthers were not mentioned one of the speculative teams that could relocate to Los Angeles. Instead, it was the Rams...
The California Panthers? If certain political interests have their way, that might be the case.
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Tweet Last week Von Miller said he hoped to get a chance to do Cam Newton’s “Superman” celebration when his Broncos met the the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It didn’t take long for that opportunity to present itself. Miller was a headache for the Panthers all afternoon as he finished with 6 tackles and [...]
Alert the FAA, Superman has been grounded.Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, the number one overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and last season’s Offensive Rookie of the Year, was frustrated from the opening gun to the end of the game by a relentless Denver pass rush as the Broncos routed the Panthers 36-14 Sunday afternoon in Charlotte.Each time one of Denver’s defenders would...
Carolina needs so much help it’s not even funny anymore. A touchdown in the first quarter, then one for good measure in the fourth. Ho hum. Nothing much to see here except for punt returns which should not have counted and Peyton Manning’s inability to throw for more than one touchdown against the Carolina Panthers. I mean, yeah, sure, the Broncos beat the Panthers by 22 points...