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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) tackles New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. The Redskins have released Norman and wide receiver Paul Richardson. Norman struggled to live up to the $75 million, five-year contract he signed in 2016 after an All-Pro season in Carolina. He was let go with one year left on that deal. Norman's release and $12.5 million salary-cap savings could pave the way for Washington to give cornerback Quinton Dunbar a raise. Richardson's release doesn't save as much. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Redskins release CB Josh Norman, WR Paul Richardson

Feb. 14, 2020 8:51 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins on Friday released cornerback Josh Norman with one year left on the big contract he signed in 2016, and wide receiver Paul Richardson after two disappointing, injury-plagued seasons. Norman struggled to live up to the expectations set by the $75 million,...

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. While Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback's future. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Panthers owner says Cam Newton's future depends on health

Feb. 11, 2020 5:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper remains noncommittal on Cam Newton's future with the organization, saying it will largely depend on how the quarterback recovers from foot surgery. “Listen, I'm not a doctor,” Tepper said Tuesday. “I said it a million times, is he...

FILE - In this July 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers coaching intern Jennifer King, left, talks with Elijah Holyfield (33) during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. The Washington Redskins have hired Jennifer King as a coaching intern who will work with the offensive staff throughout the season. King most recently worked as an offensive assistant at Dartmouth College. Before that she interned for the Carolina Panthers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Redskins hire Jennifer King as coaching intern

Feb. 10, 2020 2:44 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins on Monday hired Jennifer King as a coaching intern who will work with the offensive staff throughout the season. King will be a full-year intern but not a full-time assistant coach. The NFL currently does not have a black woman as a full-time assistant. She most...

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. While Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback's future. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Panthers staying mum on Cam Newton's future with team

Feb. 6, 2020 10:42 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While Cam Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Carolina Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback's future. “He's rehabbing, that's all I can say,” Panthers general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated...

Panthers' Rhule fills out remainder of coaching staff

Jan. 31, 2020 5:32 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule has filled out the remainder of his coaching staff with a mix of coaches with NFL and college backgrounds. Eleven of the coaches hired Friday previously worked for Rhule while he was at Baylor. The Panthers have named Jake Peetz as quarterbacks coach, Matt...

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) hugs tight end coach Pete Hoener following an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Greg Olsen's playing days with Panthers over after 9 seasons

Jan. 30, 2020 7:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Olsen's playing days with the Carolina Panthers are over. The 34-year-old tight end announced on Twitter Thursday that he'll be leaving the team, calling it a mutual decision that followed a meeting with general manager Marty Hurney. Olsen has one year remaining on his contract...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh watches during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Santa Clara, Calif. The Kansas City Chiefs have perhaps the most dynamic offense in the NFL and the 49ers feature one of the stingiest defenses in the league. The men in charge of the units got interviews for head coaching positions but were passed over. (AP Photo/John Hefti, File)

Many are outraged that teams didn't hire Bieniemy or Saleh

Jan. 30, 2020 2:42 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — It's common for coordinators in the Super Bowl to have a head coaching position with a new team waiting for them after the game. Not this year. The Kansas City Chiefs have perhaps the most dynamic offense in the NFL and the San Francisco 49ers feature one of the stingiest defenses in the...

Panthers retain Blackburn as special teams coordinator

Jan. 28, 2020 5:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are bringing back Chase Blackburn as their special teams coordinator. Blackburn spent the last two seasons in the same role under former head coach Ron Rivera, but was on an expiring contract. Blackburn has some history with new Panthers coach Matt Rhule. They spent time...

Baylor hires ex-UNC coach Fedora as offensive coordinator

Jan. 25, 2020 9:33 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has hired former North Carolina and Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for new head coach Dave Aranda. Fedora, an offensive analyst for Texas this past season, started his college coaching career at Baylor. He was a Bears...

Panthers' McCaffrey gives Marine 2 tickets to Super Bowl

Jan. 22, 2020 3:10 PM EST

Carolina Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey is sending a U.S. Marine to the Super Bowl. McCaffrey is teaming up with USAA, the NFL’s Salute to Service partner, and the Marine Corps Association & Foundation to send Sgt. Maj. Luis “Chino” Leiva to the game between the San...