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Report: Panthers will let Greg Hardy go in free agency

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports The Carolina Panthers will let defensive end Greg Hardy hit the free agent market on March 10, reports Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review. After his domestic violence case was dismissed earlier this month, a number of Hardy’s teammates went to bat for him, asking owner Jerry Richardson to give him another chance. According to multiple league sources...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers cut DeAngelo Williams

Running back DeAngelo Williams told a Charlotte television station that he has been released by the Carolina Panthers. Williams told WBTV in an exclusive interview Monday that the Panthers cut him last week during a meeting with coach Ron Rivera and general manager Dave Gettleman. “We sat down, and he told me, ‘The fact of the matter is we’re going to have to release you...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Who is next in line for head coach of the Carolina Panthers?

On Monday the Carolina Panthers announced that they promoted Steve Wilks to assistant head coach. According to one insider, he may be the guy who will eventually replace Ron Rivera… AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market Power Rankings: Rating the faces of the franchise from 1-32 Ian Rapoport shared this nugget yesterday when the news came out: ...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Carolina Panthers Special Teams Evaluations

Despite the name, nothing was special about the Carolina Panthers special teams unit in 2014. In the Dallas Morning News yearly special teams rankings, put together by Rick Gosselin, only the performance of the Green Bay Packers prevented Carolina from finishing dead last.Head coach Ron Rivera and general manager David Gettleman have already said that fixing the special teams will...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Carolina Panthers Do Not Want, Nor Need, Greg Hardy

What kids do with their tooth fairy money is their business. But what nine-year-old Harmonie Frederick did with hers was remarkably honorable.Frederick sent her five-dollar haul to Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, whose house was set ablaze during the early morning hours of January 5th. Harmonie, selflessly enough, hoped to contribute to the Rivera family’s efforts in paying...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera returns $5 to girl who sent him tooth fairy money after house fire

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera's house caught fire in early January in a two-alarm blaze that the coach and his family fortunately escaped without injury. Rivera was forced from his home for reconstruction, cause for great concern from 9-year-old South Carolina girl who sent Rivera $5 she had received from the tooth fairy. Harmonie Frederick sent Rivera the cash "So he...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grad Hardy domestic violence charges dropped

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports   Domestic violence charges against Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy have been dismissed after his accuser did not make herself available to help with the case. District Court Judge Rebecca Thorne Tin found Hardy guilty of assaulting and threatening Nicole Holder, his ex-girlfriend. Hardy’s appeal of the 2014 conviction was scheduled...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Dolphins, Eagles, Panthers, Titans

Colts Colts ILB D’Qwell Jackson was arrested for allegedly punched a pizza delivery boy in the face and in the back of the head in a fight over a parking spot in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night. (ABC Washington) Dolphins James Walker of ESPN is expecting the Dolphins to pick up QB Ryan Tannehill‘s fifth-year option, rather than work out an extension in the coming months...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Rivera makes changes to Carolina Panthers special teams staff

Riverboat Ron is betting that a shakeup of the Carolina Panthers’ coaching staff would do the team some good… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL head coaches stack up 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top 10 quarterbacks According to a report by Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, Ron Rivera has made some changes on special teams: #Panthers' Ron Rivera reassigns special...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera gets high praise in latest Power Rankings

This week, cover32′s Buck Stanton used his weekly power rankings to break down and rate the NFL’s 32 head coaches. From best to worst, he ranks the men in charge of leading each franchise. Somewhat surprisingly, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera fared well. That’s what comes from winning back-to-back division titles. He finished in the top half of the league, coming in...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Carolina Panthers Trust Mike Shula?

Offensive coordinator Mike Shula isn’t amongst the most popular folk in the Carolinas. But guess what, Panthers fans?He isn’t going anywhere, at least not in 2015. In a recent interview with ESPN’s David Newton, head coach Ron Rivera admitted he and general manager Dave Gettleman have not yet completed their evaluation process. With question marks surrounding some underwhelming...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

What are Carolina's Options at Wide Receiver in the Draft?

With the Panthers most likely to draft an offensive tackle in the first round, Dave Gettleman and Ron Rivera need to look to the second round to fill their second biggest positional need--wide receiver. The 2014 Receiver class was outstanding and it will be impossible for this year’s to compete, but there are still some solid players available. Wide Receiver was decimated in free...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fire that damaged Rivera's home caused by faulty fireplace

The Charlotte Fire Department says the improper installation of a modular fireplace or a material defect caused a fire that resulted in $500,000 in damage to the home of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Jan. 5. The department released its final report Thursday in a press release, saying it has ruled out foul play or criminal activity. Their investigation is now closed. No one...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Faulty fireplace causes fire at home of Panthers coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Charlotte Fire Department says the improper installation of a modular fireplace or a material defect caused a fire that resulted in $500,000 in damage to the home of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Jan. 5. The department released its final report Thursday in a press release, saying it has ruled out foul play or criminal activity. Their investigation...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

GM: Panthers won’t be bargain shopping this offseason

Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said Tuesday that the team will not be bargain shopping in free agency like they were forced to a year ago due to a tight salary cap. “Last year we were shopping at the dollar store,” Gettleman said during his season-ending news conference. “This year, we might be able to move up in class a little bit.” That doesn’t...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers' Star Lotulelei out vs. Seattle with broken bone in foot

  The Panthers will be without starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei for Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff game against Seattle after undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a broken bone in his foot. Coach Ron Rivera said Lotulelei injured his foot late in Tuesday's practice. Rivera did not say which foot is injured. Rivera said Lotulelei wouldn't be available for the NFC...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers still alive in playoffs despite trying season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's never experienced a season like this one since he joined the NFL 30 years ago. Carolina's journey to the NFC divisional playoffs has included quarterback Cam Newton flipping his truck and being hospitalized with two fractures in his lower back, franchise defensive end Greg Hardy being convicted on two counts of domestic violence...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera’s house caught on fire this morning

According to a report by WBTV, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera‘s house caught on fire this morning. Apparently it was all accidental and Rivera and his family are just fine: No injuries in fire at home of Panthers coach Ron Rivera http://t.co/M1UGioiXFB pic.twitter.com/82B1doNy9p — CP24 (@CP24) January 5, 2015 “Fire officials said Rivera and his family were not injured...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Coach Ron Rivera’s House Catches On Fire

It was plenty to celebrate in Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s house over the weekend after the team won their first playoff game over the Arizona Cardinals. However, things got very scary for Rivera and his family early Monday morning when the family house caught on fire. Rivera and the other five people in the house all were able to get out safely and are alright. [lead...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers coach Ron Rivera & family are ok after their house was wrecked by fire

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and his family are ok after their house was destroyed by fire this morning. Rivera told Charlotte's WSOC-TV that he heard the fire detectors going off, and Panthers spokeman Charlie Dayton confirmed that everyone in the house got out safely. "Everybody is OK and that's the most important thing," Dayton said. Most of the fire damage to #Panthers...
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January 05, 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...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No injuries in fire at home of Carolina Panthers coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) No one was hurt when a fire broke out in the Charlotte home of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera. The fire was reported around 4 a.m. Monday. Rivera told reporters at the scene he heard smoke detectors going off and that everyone was able to get out of the home safely. Television video showed blackened windows in the attic of the 7,000-square foot home. It...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonathan Stewart puts the Arizona Cardinals defense through the spin cycle

You have to give Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera credit, he goes with his gut and doesn’t look back. Rivera decided to stick with the hot hand at running back in Jonathan Stewart and so far it’s paying off in a big way against the Arizona Cardinals on wild card weekend. Moments ago, Stewart scored the first touchdown of the 2014 NFL playoffs courtesy of a couple of nifty...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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