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Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera ranked 19th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2014: The coaches on the brink of breaking in

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers lose their rookie running back for the year with knee injury

The sixth-round pick of the Carolina Panthers suffered a knee injury that requires surgery and will miss the season, coach Ron Rivera announced Saturday. The former Stanford back was expected to add youth to a veteran backfield. Gaffney (5-foot-11, 220) impressed in his senior season, rushing for 1,709 yards and 21 TDs. The post Panthers lose their rookie running back for the year...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

At the beginning of the season, Ron Rivera looked like he wouldn’t make it to midseason before being fired in Carolina. At the end of the season, he was Coach of the Year. The Carolina Panthers were the feel good story of the year in the NFL and proved the former Chicago Bears star could take a team, build a solid defense, and have the offense play up to its counterpart’s standard...
Via Football Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers coach Ron Rivera emphasizes power of education to scholarship winners

At a celebratory dinner Friday evening, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera encouraged college-bound children of undocumented immigrants to take advantage of their education. “A lot of people tell you, ‘No, you can’t,’ ” Rivera said to the scholars. “I’m here to tell you, ‘Yes, you can.’ ” The dinner served as the kick-off for a weekend of events to honor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Panthers
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Wait, reigning NFL Coach of the Year Ron Rivera isn’t a Top 10 coach?

Get ready to complain again Carolina Panthers fans. The national writers at cover32 have compiled a list of the Top 10 coaches in the NFL and Ron Rivera, the reigning NFL Coach of the Year, wasn’t on the list. He was left off in favor of guys like Bruce Arians, who has never made the playoffs for a team he’s coached for a full season, which many would question. To check out the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Anatomy of a Projection: Carolina Panthers

Pass/Run Splits Under Ron Rivera Last 3 Seasons: 2013: 473/483 2012: 490/462 2011: 519/445 Total: 1482/1390 (51.6%/48.4%) Projecting a 494/463 Split for 2014 Cam Rushes Last 3 Seasons: 2013: 111 2012: 127 2011: 126 Total: 364 (26.2%) Williams Numbers w/Stewart and Tolbert Last 2 Seasons (per game, 14 games) Rush: 8.86 (30.9%) Yards: 30.57 (3.45 [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Would Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera make for a better coordinator?

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera confirms Panthers plan to draft WR

Panthers HC Ron Rivera told reporters on Wednesday that they will be drafting a receiver this May, per Joe Person. Rivera mentioned that they need to replace a collective 10 catches per game from their previous group of receivers. “I don’t think you need to have a guy like Detroit’s — Calvin Johnson,” Rivera said, Joe Person. As for the topic of Steve Smith’s release...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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