Carolina Panthers receivers coach Ricky Proehl is resigning so he can watch his sons play college football, a team spokesman confirmed. Proehl, who played 17 NFL seasons, spent six years on the Panthers’ coaching staff.
Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said on Jan. 3 that the staff would spend two weeks analyzing the team, looking to avoid hasty, emotional decisions. The Observer has done the same, position by position. The final installment: Defensive backs.
The Carolina Panthers linebackers unit boasts some of the best players in football, despite seeing a shakeup last season. What will the future look like with Luke Kuechly’s return and the loss of defensive coordinator Sean McDermott?
With Sean McDermott’s departure to become Buffalo Bills head coach, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera will promote assistant head coach/secondary coach Steve Wilks to defensive coordinator, according to two team sources with knowledge of the situation.
Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has been named the next head coach of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills. He got the job after a second interview on Wednesday with Bills owner Terry Pegula.
Signs pointing toward Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott becoming Buffalo Bills’ next head coach. Panthers secondary coach Steve Wilks seems like logical successor if McDermott leaves.
The Carolina Panthers have one of the most reliable and prolific tight ends in the league, and he’s not going anywhere anytime soon. But as Greg Olsen gets older, should the team start shopping for his heir apparent?
The Carolina Panthers receivers struggled from scrimmage and with separation, and two would-be stars saw production dip. Options this offseason for GM Dave Gettleman and staff include some speed in free agency and some flash in the later rounds of the draft.