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RON RIVERA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ron Rivera says Kelvin Benjamin in 'tremendous shape'

While there were originally some rumors floating around that second-year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin looked out of shape, it seems that it may be time to put the rumors to bed. According to David Newton of ESPN, Ron Rivera gave a rave review of Benjamin when he showed up for camp. Not only did Rivera state that Benjamin was in "tremendous shape," as Newton explains, but he also...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Rivera could miss practices after brother's death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers say coach Ron Rivera plans to be at Wofford College on Thursday when players report to training camp, but could miss some practices following the death of his brother. Rivera posted on Twitter that his brother Mickey, 56, died on Wednesday following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Mickey Rivera lived in Reno, Nevada. Panthers spokesman...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Rivera's brother passes away after battle with cancer

Ron Rivera lost his older brother, Mickey Rivera, to a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday. As David Newton of ESPN reports, Rivera broke the news through his Twitter account with the following post. Rivera has always been a man to give back to the community and put a smile on the face of others. Apparently, his great perspective on life in general seems to come from...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers’ head coach Ron Rivera could miss beginning of training camp after brother’s death

Sad news for the Carolina Panthers and Ron Rivera on Tuesday as the head coach’s brother passed away. Mickey Rivera, 56, passed away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, a team official confirmed this evening, via ESPN.com. My brother Mickey passed today. He was one of my 1st & best teammates. Love u bro #RIP #Riverabrothers4ever pic.twitter.com/m8ThLJq303 ...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera looks to motivate struggling NASCAR team

Ron Rivera took some time away from the football field to give a motivational speech. This speech actually didn't even go to his team, but instead went to Chip Ganassi Racing and their team. Rivera was invited by Felix Sabates, and this was actually the second time that he had spoken to the team. As David Newton of ESPN explains, the last time went so well, that the team wanted...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: What would Ron Rivera look like if his eyes were … mouths?

Have you ever wondered what Ron Rivera would look like if he had little tiny mouths for eyes? No, of course you haven’t — Who would do such a thing? Well, apparently the guys over at KissingSuzyKolber.com did, and it’s … disturbing. AROUND COVER32 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s best outside linebackers Five Things: Unsigned free agents that could help a lot of teams Fantasy...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: What Ginn brings to the table

Ted Ginn Jr. was one of the first of the Carolina Panther’s free-agent signings this offseason. The eight-year veteran signed a two-year contract worth $4.2 million that sees him return to the team where he had his most prolific season in the NFL. Ted Ginn Jr. Ginn will add depth to Carolina’s receiving core, and with the signing of Jarrett Boykin, there looks to be a healthy...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Girl Gives Tooth-Fairy Money To Ron Rivera; Panthers Coach Returns It (Video)

After Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s house caught fire last month, his “one and only true fan” wanted to help him out. Nine-year-old Harmonie Frederick sent Rivera a little bit of cash to help the coach cover the cost of damages. “I gave him five dollars from my tooth fairy money,” Harmonie told WLTX in South Carolina. “So he won’t have to be homeless, waiting...
Via NESN.com
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera Offered Tooth Fairy Money to Help Rebuild His Home

If this isn’t one of the sweetest random acts of kindness than I don’t know what is. Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, whose home recently burned down, received a letter from nine-year-old Harmonie Frederick from South Carolina containing $5 she received from the tooth fairy. Harmonie told WLTX-TV this about her donation to Rivera. So he won’t have to be homeless, waiting...
Via Sportsnaut
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers coach Ron Rivera, family okay after fire in home

To say Ron Rivera’s had a stressful month or so would be a drastic understatement. The Carolina Panthers head coach and his family are OK after a two-alarm fire broke out in their Charlotte home early Monday morning. The relative good news is that, according to WBTV in Charlotte, the house was just “partially burned.” Despite that, the family “won’t be able to live there...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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