Latest Matt Rhule News

AP source: Rhule files $5M arbitration suit vs. Panthers

Feb. 01, 2023 12:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nebraska football coach Matt Rhule has filed an arbitration suit with the NFL against the Carolina Panthers seeking about $5 million in offset severance compensation, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Rhule was...

Reich's offensive background helped him land Carolina job

Jan. 31, 2023 16:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper said Frank Reich’s strong and qualified background as an offensive-minded coach is one of the primary reasons he hired him as the team’s new head coach. And, ultimately, one of the reasons the Panthers passed on...

Column: Six Degrees of Wilks connects dots of NFL racism

Jan. 27, 2023 15:28 PM EST

Let's play Six Degrees of Steve Wilks, a quick and easy way to connect the dots of racism in the NFL head coaching ranks. — We'll start with Kliff Kingsbury, a white coach who was fired by Texas Tech in 2018 and somehow wound up as head man of the Arizona Cardinals the very next...

Carolina Panthers hire former Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich as permanent replacement for Matt Rhule

Jan. 26, 2023 14:27 PM EST
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers hire former Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich as permanent replacement for Matt Rhule.

Rhule announces 3 hires to complete his 1st Nebraska staff

Jan. 11, 2023 14:18 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New Nebraska coach Matt Rhule has completed his staff with the additions of Bob Wager as tight ends coach, Rob Dvoracek as linebackers coach and Garret McGuire as wide receivers coach. The hirings were announced Wednesday, just over six weeks after Rhule signed...

Panthers GM: Coaching search won't include 'large group'

Jan. 09, 2023 15:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It’s decision time for Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper. Over the next few weeks, Tepper will have to choose whether to remove the interim tag from Steve Wilks and make him the full-time coach, or to hire someone from outside the organization. ...

Pineiro's kick lifts Panthers to 10-7 win over Saints

Jan. 08, 2023 17:24 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — If Steve Wilks has coached his last game for the Panthers, he can walk away knowing his players didn't quit on him. Eddy Pineiro kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired, and Carolina closed out its season with an opportunistic 10-7 victory over the New...

For Saints, Panthers results matter in season finale

Jan. 05, 2023 16:24 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — First-year Saints coach Dennis Allen appears to have earned himself a second season, thanks in part to his club's current three-game winning streak. Not that Allen sounds ready to exhale as New Orleans (7-9) prepares to host Carolina (6-10) in the season finale...

Panthers' failure to reach playoffs hurts Wilks' job hopes

Jan. 02, 2023 17:43 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wilks’ bid to become Carolina’s next full-time head coach took a huge hit Sunday after the Panthers blew an 11-point fourth quarter lead and lost 30-24 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, eliminating them from playoff contention. Wilks is 5-6 since taking...

Panthers' division title hopes dashed in 30-24 loss to Bucs

Jan. 01, 2023 19:17 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Carolina fired its coach after a 1-4 start, then traded star running back Christian McCaffrey and wide receiver Robbie Anderson. Somehow, the Panthers managed to play themselves back into the race for the NFC South championship. They came into Sunday's game...