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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers owner Jerry Richardson doesn't need to remind coach Ron Rivera just how important winning in 2013 is to his future as an NFL head coach. Rivera already knows. Rivera told The Associated Press Tuesday that when he met with Richardson earlier this month and was informed he'd be returning for a third season in Carolina, he wasn't given a make-the-playoffs-or-else ultimatum from his boss. He says Richardson "doesn't want me looking over my shoulder." The coach says Richardson has been supportive, but quickly adds "I understand we need to win -- and he knows I understand that." Richardson's patience is wearing thin. The Panthers haven't made the postseason since 2008 and haven't won a playoff game since 2005. They went 6-10 and 7-9 under Rivera the past two seasons.
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Panthers owner Jerry Richardson doesn't need to remind coach Ron Rivera just how important winning in 2013 is to his future as an NFL head coach.
Rivera already knows.
Rivera told The Associated Press Tuesday that when he met with Richardson earlier this month and was informed he'd be returning for a third season in Carolina, he wasn't given a make-the-playoffs-or-else...
The Panthers have announced three assistants have been added to Ron Rivera's coaching staff.
Carolina hired Ken Dorsey as their new quarterbacks coach to work with Cam Newton, Jim Skipper as running backs coach and Al Holcomb as linebackers coach.
Dorsey joins the coaching staff after serving as a pro scout for the Panthers since 2011. Dorsey led the Miami Hurricanes to the...
Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen went on a Twitter rant yesterday on former NFL players complaining about how badly they’re beat up from the game of football.
Olsen says he’s open to his son playing football.
Just tired hearing guys who made careers playing FB bash it. If it is so bad give back the money it gave u. Nobody forces anyone to play
— Greg Olsen (@gregolsen82...
The speaker of the North Carolina House says there's a fear that the Carolina Panthers could move if they don't get financial help to upgrade Bank of America Stadium.
Thom Tillis made those remarks Tuesday in response to questions about talks between the state and team officials about the proposed multimillion dollar project.
The Panthers want to renovate the outdoor 74...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- When Charlotte landed a National Football League franchise 20 years ago, city leaders were ecstatic, calling it a critical step in putting North Carolina's largest city on the map.
It seemed that the city's explosive growth -- when it became a major financial industry center -- coincided with the rise of the Panthers.
But now the city and the...
Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil was revealed as the No. 99 best player in the NFL (voted by his peers) before the start of the 2012 season. It was around that same time when he took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer predicting the Panthers would end up hoisting the Lombardi Trophy this weekend in New Orleans.
On Tuesday, when the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore...