Proehl Hired By Panthers
The Carolina Panthers have hired former player Ricky Proehl, the team announced Tuesday.
Proehl will be an offensive consultant with the team this season, working primarily with wide receivers coach Fred Graves.
Proehl returns to the Panthers where he played three seasons for Carolina between 2003 and 2005.
Overall, he spent 17 seasons in the NFL, beginning as a third round draft choice of the Arizona Cardinals in 1990 after playing collegiately at Wake Forest.
He finished his NFL career with 669 career receptions for 8,878 yards and 54 touchdowns, playing with Arizona, Seattle, Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis and Carolina. He also was a member of four Super Bowl teams, including championship teams at St. Louis and Indianapolis.
In three seasons with the Panthers, Proehl caught 86 passes for 1,327 yards and eight touchdowns and played on two playoff teams.