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After 14 years Mike Shula is getting another chance to run an NFL offense.
The Panthers named Shula as their new offensive coordinator Friday and promoted two other assistant coaches.
Richard Rodgers was named Carolina's special teams coordinator after taking over that role on an interim basis last season and Ricky Proehl was promoted as the Panthers new wide receivers coach after working as an assistant in 2012.
Shula served as the team's quarterbacks coach the last two seasons.
The Panthers chose to hire from within after interviewing candidates from outside the organization.
''After going through the interview process we feel that Mike's familiarity with our offense and personnel lends itself to the offensive coordinator position,'' coach Ron Rivera said. ''He has the experience and knowledge to step in and provide continuity in an area that has been productive over the past two years.''
Shula takes over for Rob Chudzinski, who le...
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The Panthers have named quarterbacks coach Mike Shula as their new offensive coordinator and promoted two other assistant coaches.
Carolina also announced Friday Richard Rodgers will become the special teams coordinator after taking over that role on an interim basis last season. Also, Ricky Proehl has been promoted as the team's new wide receivers coach after working as the...