Panthers WR Coach Ricky Proehl steps down

Proehl says he needs to be there for his two sons that are playing college ball. While it's natural to think there may be more behind this move I'm taking it at face value. Ricky Proehl steps down as wide receivers coach I always told him when he started at Chapel Hill that if he became a starter or an impact player, that I would walk away to come to all his games," Proehl explained...
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January 17, 2017

Proehl: Benjamin, Funchess have huge upside

Ricky Proehl discusses what's ahead for Carolina's receiving corps after his departure.
January 17, 2017

Panthers WRs coach Ricky Proehl resigns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl has resigned from the Carolina Panthers so he can spend more time watching his sons play college football. Proehl's son Austin is a wide receiver at North Carolina. His other son Blake recently committed to play football at East Carolina. Proehl joined the Panthers as an offensive assistant in 2011 and was promoted to wide...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Ricky Proehl steps down as wide receivers coach

With two sons playing college football, Ricky Proehl feels the time is right to step away from coaching in the NFL and focus on his family.
January 17, 2017

Panthers wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl stepping down

Panthers wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl has informed the team that he plans to resign. Per the Panthers’ official website, Proehl is stepping down for family reasons. He has two sons who play college football. Proehl spent six years with the Panthers, the last four as wide receivers coach. He had a 17-year career as…
Via Pro Football Talk
January 17, 2017

Panthers WR coach on doubters: ‘Pisses me off’

The common criticism of the Carolina Panthers is a star-less receiving corps, and position coach Ricky Proehl is sick of hearing it. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic notes the 17-year NFL veteran said losing No. 1 wideout Kelvin Benjamin undoubtedly hurt, but being called the offense’s weak link has motivated the Carolina receivers. Proehl said: “It pisses me off, I ain’t...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Proehl is pissed off the Panthers' receivers get disrespected

Carolina Panthers wide receivers coach and former NFL wide receiver Ricky Proehl can't stand it when he hears the Panthers' wide receiver corps pointed out as one of the team's biggest weaknesses.Proehl has been around the NFL as both a player and coach for 22 seasons, and he believes that although the Panthers' current stable of receivers may lack a true No. 1 guy, they make up...
Via FOX Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers WR coach Ricky Proehl excited about the offensive weapons

To say that Ricky Proehl had a tough first two seasons as the wide receivers coach of the Carolina Panthers would be a bit of an understatement. Not only did his group of receivers in 2014 feature absolutely zero players who had ever caught a pass from Cam Newton, but the group was led by a rookie in Kelvin Benjamin and two veterans in Jason Avant and Jerricho Cotchery. What a difference...
Via FOX Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Where are they now? Playoff hero Ricky Proehl

Every once in a while this offseason, we’re going to examine where some old Rams are these days. Today, we’re going to look at what Ricky Proehl – he of the famous touchdown catch in the 1999 NFC Championship – is up to these days. And for that, I’ll direct you to cover32 Panthers, who wrote a great piece on what Proehl is up to these days in the North Carolina area (he...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now? Super Bowl Hero Ricky Proehl

Snapshots always accompany moments that we now regard as legend. During the 1999 NFC Championship Game, the imagery provides a perfect prelude for the events to come. Kurt Warner under center, viewers unable to peer inside his facemask as he barks out instructions to his offensive unit. The anonymous Rams fan with the blue helmet with yellow stripes on top; face covering her mouth...
Via cover32 - Panthers
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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