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Jerry Richardson


Ok, I’ll Give Big Cat My Pennies

Before Erik Spanberg dropped his bombshell story http://bit.ly/13ARvMP of Jerry Richardson’s succession plan in The Charlotte Business Journal, I was against the city of Charlotte paying a proposed $125 Million on upgrades to Bank of […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/16/2013

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Panthers Keep Rivera: Good or Bad?

Not lost in the shuffle of Ray Lewis’ last home game, RGIII’s injury, and Alabama winning its third national championship in four years is the decision by the Carolina Panthers (mainly Jerry Richardson) to keep head coach Ron Rivera on for his upcoming third season.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/08/2013

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Insider Info On Rivera Retention

On The Beat With Brett Jensen Hour 1 1-7-13: Brett Jensen and Joe Person, Carolina Panthers beat writer for the Charlotte Observer, go behind the scenes on why Rivera stayed and what the situation is with the general manager.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/07/2013

Ron Rivera

The Weekend Warriors

Good or bad, it’s been decided.  Ron Rivera will back next season.  Len Martez & Steve Lyerly discuss whether or not the Panthers’ got it right, plus wildcard weekend in the NFL.

CBS Charlotte–01/06/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 25: Darius Butler #27 of the Carolina Panthers gets up from the wet turf during their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Bank of America Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Disappointing Season Ends With Flourish So Panthers Have A Lot To Look Forward To In 2013

When a bad season is over it is said to have ended mercifully, but in the case of the Panthers there is a real sense that the best is yet to come despite a 7-9 record. Cam Newton may have come of age in a single 60 minutes of play while head coach Ron Rivera gave his boss, Jerry Richardson, something to think about when it comes to his job. Happy New Year, Panthers’ fans!

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/01/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 16: Running back Mke Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers carries the ball against safety Eric Weddle #32 of the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 16, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Panthers won 31-7. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The ‘Perturbed Panther PSL Owners Federation’ Giving Forrest Gump A Bad Name

When an individual or group expresses outrage at something but hides behind the anonymity of a keyboard, they are usually dismissed as trolls. So why is a group calling themselves a disgruntled group of business folks getting so much attention just because there was enough money to take out an ad in a Charlotte newspaper? Is ignorance truly bliss?


CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers watches the replay board after his team was called for a late hit personal foul late in the fourth quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tampa Bay won 27-21 in overtime. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Unsure Of His Head Coaching Future, Ron Rivera Believes The Panthers Are ‘Trending Upward’

There are just two games left in the season and it could be the final audition for Ron Rivera to remain as head coach of the Carolina Panthers for at least another year. The 5-9 record notwithstanding, the Panthers are playing their best football of the year, but how far will it go with owner Jerry Richardson?


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Ron Rivera Needs To Be Told He Will Return As Panthers Head Coach For 2013

What is more important: How you begin or how you finish? For head coach Ron Rivera, the Panthers have begun to turn things around, but is it too late to keep his job beyond 2012. Over the last half-dozen games, Carolina is a .500 club and deserves a commitment for at least one more year from owner Jerry Richardson.


CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 20: Ron Edwards #96 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 20, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Panthers’ Win Against Eagles Was Costly

Eleven. That is the number of Panthers on injured reserve–an average of one per game. Now, Ron Edwards is the latest to join the not-so-exclusive club. But through it all, head coach Ron Rivera has tried to hold his team together while doing his best to help his young quarterback get through the trials and tribulations of a sophomore campaign.


CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 03: A Carolina Panthers fan watches games action against the New Orleans Saints during the game at Bank of America Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers Fans Thankful ThatThe End Is Nigh

Ten down, six to go and the Panthers nightmarish season is mercifully over. It’s good to know that on this day of giving thanks there will be three games on the tube and the Cats will not be one of those competing, meaning the use of antacids will be greatly reduced.