Posts Tagged ‘Ron Rivera’

Ron Rivera Says He Plans to Give the Panthers an Extended Break During Their Bye

After Sunday’s 41-38 loss to New Orleans, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he plans to practice for two days and then give his team an extended break, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports. “I’m going to bring the guys in and we’re going to work the first two days next week and then we’re […]

Panthers Announce Cameron Artis-Payne to Start at RB Sunday vs Vikings

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says running back Cameron Artis-Payne will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, the Associated Press reports. However, Rivera says he expects Artis-Payne to split carries almost equally with Fozzy Whittaker, who had 100 yards rushing on 16 carries last week in a 47-26 win against the San Francisco 49ers. The Panthers […]

Report: Panthers Working on Extension for Coach Ron Rivera

Coming off a 15-1 regular season and Super Bowl appearance, the Panthers are in the process of looking to give head coach Ron Rivera a contract extension according to the Charlotte Observer. Rivera overall is 47-32-1 with Carolina, including winning 19 of the past 20 regular-season contests to go with three straight NFC South titles.

Rivera To Use Some of Ditka’s Teachings in Getting Panthers Ready for Super Bowl 50

If there’s one thing that Panthers head coach Ron Rivera knows about, it’s about winning the Super Bowl being the part of a 15-1 team. He was on the 1985 Bears team that dominated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. Rivera said that he will lean a lot of the coaching of Mike […]

Panthers Ink Coach Ron Rivera To Three-Year Extension

The Panthers announced Ron Rivera has signed a contract extension that will make him the head coach of the Panthers through the 2017 season, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports. This season, Rivera completed the third year of his initial four-year deal, and the Observer reported earlier this week the two sides would soon […]

Ron Rivera Feels Panthers Can Be A Playoff Team

Panthers third-year head coach Ron Rivera said Monday his Panthers team is beginning to feel like a playoff team, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports. Rivera was quick to point out the Panthers (5-3) still have plenty of room for improvement, and acknowledged the schedule gets tougher, beginning this weekend at San Francisco. But […]

Panthers Announce Rivera To Return As Coach In 2013

The Panthers may not have a GM yet, but they do know for sure who will roam the sidelines next season. Instead of being yet another team to fire their head coach, the club with stick with Ron Rivera, bringing him back for another season. The club announced the decision Saturday. Rivera and Panthers owner […]

Has Rivera Done Enough to Save His Job?

While Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes a strong finish is crucial for his team’s confidence heading into next season, he’s not sure if winning three of the last four games will be enough to save his job. “I think we have to keep going,” Rivera said. By that he means it’s important the Panthers beat […]

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