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Jerry Richardson Says Panthers Not Planning Layoffs During Lockout

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has been one of the most visible owners in CBA negotiations with the players. According to Darin Gantt of the Charlotte Observer, multiple team employees, who requested anonymity, said Richardson has been vocal in recent weeks about his desire to keep things normal inside the building. No layoffs or furloughs are […]

Fellow NFL Owners Come to the Aid of Richardson

Jerry Richardson is getting support from fellow owners, as the Charlotte Observer points out, people like John Mara are coming to his aid over comments he made that made him seem “extremely condescending,” to others around the league. “There is no more respected owner in the league than Jerry Richardson,” New York Giants co-owner John […]

Panthers: Richardson ‘Condescension’ a ‘Mischaracterization’

Reports of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson being extremely condescending toward Peyton Manning and Drew Brees brought a response from the Panthers according to Darin Gantt of the Charlotte Observer. A Panthers spokesman said Monday those reports were a “mischaracterization,” of Richardson’s feelings, but said he wouldn’t comment further, since Richardson wanted the negotiations to happen […]

Chargers DC Ron Rivera Expected to be New Panthers Coach

Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera is meeting with team owner Jerry Richardson today and is expected to be announced as head coach on Tuesday according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The Panthers were the ninth team with which Rivera has interviewed for a top job since 2006. He has been the Chargers’ […]

Talks Between Owners and NFLPA Not Going Well

When it comes to there being football next season, it is starting to get somewhat late for the NFLPA and the owners to come to a new labor deal to avoid a lockout next season. Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the leaders in labor talks between the National Football League and its players, said […]

Owner Richardson Shows Up at Camp; Talks About Peppers

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has attended his first training-camp practice since receiving a heart transplant. He immediately addressed the biggest offseason issue to his players: Julius Peppers. Looking much thinner but saying he feels well, Richardson gathered the team for a pep talk before Monday morning’s workout. He then asked Peppers to join him in […]

Owner Jerry Richardson Released From Hospital

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has been released from the hospital 12 days after undergoing a heart transplant. Richardson left Carolinas Medical Center on Thursday after quickly regaining his strength following the surgery on Feb. 1. A team spokesman said Richardson has responded well and will continue to be monitored by doctors.

Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Recovering from Heart Transplant

Owner Jerry Richardson was recovering Monday after a heart transplant. The team issued a statement that said the 72-year-old Richardson underwent the overnight five-hour procedure at Carolinas Medical Center. He had been on a heart transplant list since December. Team officials said Richardson was resting comfortably Monday morning in the hospital’s post-operative cardiovascular recovery unit. […]

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