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Rivera: ‘Unfair’ to second-guess decision to play injured Newton
March 31st, 2017 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Panthers head coach Ron Rivera doesn't think it's fair to second-guess the decision to play an injured Cam Newton. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Carolina Panthers continue to defend the decision to play Cam Newton late in the season despite a shoulder injury, with coach Ron Rivera taking...

Rivera: Newton must ‘rebuild his confidence,’ ‘was shook’ in 2016
March 29th, 2017 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Panthers head coach Ron Rivera discussed Cam Newton's struggles last season. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera didn't sugarcoat the misery that was Cam Newton's 2016 campaign speaking to reporters on Wednesday. "He's gonna have to rebuild his confidence. I mean he was...

Panthers’ Ron Rivera on immigration: ‘We can’t block people out’
February 28th, 2017 at 11:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Panthers head coach Ron Rivera weighed in on the U.S. immigration debate. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports One thing Panthers head coach Ron Rivera made clear in September was how politics and football do not mix. However, according to Joe Person of TheĀ Charlotte Observer, Rivera being one of just three...

Carolina Panthers not Interested in DeSean Jackson
March 29th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Contrary to what Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera told USA Today, the Panthers are not interested in signing recently released wide receiver DeSean Jackson. The Panthers were previously seen as an obvious destination for DeSean Jackson given their dearth of talent at wide receiver. Carolina did contact the Philadelphia...

Carolina Panthers’ Ron Rivera on DeSean Jackson: “We’d Be Interested”
March 28th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivers knows that his team has a major hole at wide receiver and a potential fit just hit the open market as the Philadelphia Eagles released DeSean Jackson. DeSean Jackson has big-time top end speed and can stretch the field vertically as well as any...