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Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

Feb. 21, 2018 12:34 PM EST

Marty Hurney will be calling the shots once again with the Carolina Panthers. Carolina re-hired Hurney as its general manager on Wednesday, marking his second full-time stint as general manager. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, beginning as GM in 2002. He rejoined the Panthers last July...

Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

Feb. 16, 2018 4:40 PM EST

The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. Hurney had been on a paid leave of absence during the investigation. He is one of four candidates who have interviewed for the team's permanent general...

Panthers Hurney meeting with NFL to answer harassment claims

Feb. 9, 2018 12:03 AM EST

Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney will meet with an NFL investigator Friday to answer his ex-wife's claims of harassment. Hurney's attorney Kathleen Lucchesi said Hurney will meet with Lisa Friel, the NFL's special counsel for investigations, in Charlotte. Hurney was placed on a paid administrative...

Panthers interim GM put on paid leave for harassment claim

Feb. 6, 2018 8:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The interim general manager of the Carolina Panthers has been placed on paid administrative leave after his ex-wife accused him of harassment. Team spokesman Ryan Anderson confirmed on Tuesday that interim general manager Marty Hurney is under investigation by the NFL under its...

J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

Feb. 3, 2018 9:02 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night. The award recognizes a player's contribution in his community and to society in general. It was given out at NFL Honors, when The Associated Press announced its individual NFL...

The Latest: Goodell doesn't say much about return of XFL

Jan. 31, 2018 3:37 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl activities on Wednesday including NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's annual Super Bowl week news conference. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Commissioner Roger Goodell says he was aware of the announcement of the return of the rival XFL, but hadn't had time to think...

Panthers add 6 assistant coaches, including Brady Hoke

Jan. 31, 2018 2:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers announced the addition of six assistant coaches to Ron Rivera's staff, including former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke as the new defensive line coach. Carolina also promoted Chase Blackburn to special teams coordinator, and hired Steve Russ as linebackers coach, Scott...

Panthers: 2-time All-Pro Kalil to retire after next season

Jan. 30, 2018 6:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers say two-time All-Pro center Ryan Kalil plans to retire after the 2018 season when his contract expires. Panthers spokesman Steven Drummond confirmed the news on Tuesday. Kalil becomes the second long-time Panthers player to announce he is retiring after next season....

Former Carolina linebackers coach takes over Arizona defense

Jan. 30, 2018 5:01 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Al Holcomb followed his boss Steve Wilks from Carolina to Arizona and takes over a Cardinals defense that could be the team's biggest strength next season. And it will be the coordinator Holcomb that runs the defense, the new head coach says. "Al is going to call the defense," Wilks...

Hurney, 2 others to interview for Panthers GM job

Jan. 29, 2018 1:51 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will interview Marty Hurney, Jimmy Raye III and Lake Dawson for the team's general manager position. Panthers team spokesman Steven Drummond says all three candidates will interview this week. Drummond said new chief operating officer Tina Becker is leading the search....