Matt Rhule: I’m going to coach until they tell me I’m not the coach

NFL: DEC 26 Buccaneers at Panthers
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The Panthers lost 41-17 to the Buccaneers on Sunday and their season-ending seven-game losing streak left them with a 5-12 record on the year.

Head coach Matt Rhule’s mark over two years is now 10-23 and that’s led to speculation about the team making a coaching change. Word this week was that they plan to stay the course with Rhule for a third season, but a report from Jay Glazer of FOX indicated that may be up in the air pending his choice of an offensive coordinator.

There was no word from Rhule in either direction during a postgame press conference on Sunday. Rhule said that he’s spoken with team owner David Tepper about the future in general, but not about his job status in particular.

“I’m going to coach until they tell me I’m not the coach,” Rhule said, via Darin Gantt of the team’s website.

Official word from the Panthers on Rhule’s status should come at some point this week and the task of finding better quarterback play will be crucial for whoever is leading the Panthers into next season.

8 responses to “Matt Rhule: I’m going to coach until they tell me I’m not the coach

  1. He’s gone. Lots of head coaches are fired mainly because they don’t have a QB. Happened to Fangio, soon Rhule…

  2. “Ryan Dubose says:
    January 9, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    No coach could win with the qbs he has had bb couldnt even win with cam”

    Rhule has FINAL decision making on personnel. These are HIS decisions. He can’t use his poor personnel decision making as an excuse as to why he is not winning more.

  3. Picking up Darnold in the off-season and then getting Cam back should be the final two nails in Rhule’s coffin, what horrible choices, couldn’t have been any worse!

  4. Matt Rhule is a joke for a Head Coach and if Tepper does not fire him then they deserve one another. Seven straight losses to end the season and only five wins overall along with a fourth Top Ten draft pick says it all. Tepper should fire Rhule and stop the bleeding and get a new Head Coach with some direction and a new QB along with a real offensive line.Rhule is a terrible coach and your record says what you are.

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