Latest Matt Rhule News

AP source: Panthers interview Jay Gruden, 3 others for OC

Jan. 18, 2022 22:05 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have expanded their offensive coordinator search to include former Washington coach Jay Gruden and three others, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

AP source: Panthers talk to Kubiak, Groh about OC vacancy

Jan. 12, 2022 16:43 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have interviewed Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak and Indianapolis Colts wide receivers coach Mike Groh for their vacant offensive coordinator position, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person...

Panthers fire 3 coaches, including special teams coordinator

Jan. 11, 2022 12:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers on Tuesday fired three assistant coaches, including special teams coordinator Chase Blackburn, offensive line coach Pat Meyer and defensive line coach Frank Okam. Panthers general manager Scott Fitterer said on Monday the team’s...

Rhule: Panthers will 'look at everything' at quarterback

Jan. 10, 2022 19:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Having survived Black Monday, embattled coach Matt Rhule turned his attention to a number of issues facing the Carolina Panthers moving forward. Such as how to fix the quarterback situation, hiring the right offensive coordinator, and upgrading a porous...

From north to east, NFL firings begin on day after finales

Jan. 10, 2022 17:10 PM EST

From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL's first 17-game season concluded. The Vikings fired coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman on Monday following an 8-9 season. Division rival Chicago parted with coach Matt Nagy and GM...

Bucs beat Panthers 41-17, earn No. 2 playoff seeding in NFC

Jan. 09, 2022 22:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Once the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took care of their own business, the defending Super Bowl champions allowed themselves to become scoreboard watchers. Sunday's 41-17 rout of the Carolina Panthers set a franchise record for regular-season victories, and the win —...

Rhule's status among many decisions Panthers must make

Jan. 09, 2022 21:48 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla (AP) — Carolina coach Matt Rhule and team owner David Tepper met before the Panthers' dismal season ended with a 41-17 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Rhule said the future — not his job status — was the topic. ...

Brady, Bucs look to close strong against struggling Panthers

Jan. 06, 2022 19:19 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — While it would be nice to get Tom Brady and Tampa Bay’s other healthy starters some rest, coach Bruce Arians isn’t counting on it when the defending Super Bowl champions close the regular season against the Carolina Panthers. The Bucs (12-4) have already won...

SB Bowl champs won't rest healthy starters vs. Panthers

Jan. 06, 2022 12:44 PM EST

CAROLINA (5-11) at TAMPA BAY (12-4) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Buccaneers by 8, according to FanDuel SportsBoo k. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Panthers 5-11; Buccaneers 8-8. SERIES RECORD: Panthers lead 24-18. LAST...

Tepper, Panthers a long way off from sustained success

Jan. 03, 2022 16:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper has repeatedly said that “long-term mediocrity” is not acceptable for his NFL franchise. But right now mediocrity doesn’t sound all that bad for the Panthers. Since Tepper purchased the franchise from...