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Panthers wide receiver position remains in state of flux

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers wide receiver position is in a state of flux less than two weeks before the regular season opener. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday he hasn't decided who'll start at either receiver position in the wake of the injury to Kelvin Benjamin nearly two weeks ago. Philly Brown can't seem to hold on to the ball - he's dropped five passes in...
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Ron Rivera says Kony Ealy has 'taken the bull by the horns'

The Carolina Panthers are badly looking to find the answer to who will pair up with defensive end Charles Johnson in 2015. Apparently, as Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review reports, Ron Rivera strongly believes that man may be Kony Ealy. “He has taken the bull by the horns,” Rivera told Black and Blue Review. “He’s earned the opportunity, and I’ve been very pleased with...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Starters should play into 3rd quarter against Patriots

For fans of the Carolina Panthers, Friday night is definitely a preseason game that you won't want to miss. According to Jonathan Jones of The Charlotte Observer, head coach Ron Rivera said that the starters will be in action through halftime and into the third quarter.Rivera apparently told Jones that 35 to 40 plays would be "perfect," which would potentially get them a series in...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivera expects Panthers DT Lotulelei back for regular season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei to be back on the field for the Sept. 13 regular-season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The former first-round draft pick has missed most of training camp and both preseason games with a stress reaction in his right foot. For now, he remains in a boot and continues to...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins, Panthers won't tolerate fights during scrimmages

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the goal of this week's scrimmages against the Miami Dolphins is for both teams to get better, not start fights. The Dolphins and Panthers will scrimmage Wednesday and Thursday at Wofford College in advance of their Saturday night preseason game in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rivera wants to avoid the scenario that happened...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 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 My brother Mickey passed today. He was one of my 1st & best teammates. Love u bro #RIP #Riverabrothers4ever ...
Via EndZoneScore
July 28, 2015  |  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 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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July 13, 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...
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...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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