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Panthers hiring assistant coaches Pat Meyer, Jason Simmons

Matt Rhule’s staff is coming together. The new Panthers head coach is expected to hire Pat Meyer as offensive line coach and Jason Simmons as defensive backs coach, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Meyer has spent the past three seasons as the Chargers’ offensive line coach and run game coordinator. He was an offensive assistant [more]

Panthers adding bunker suites at Bank of America Stadium

Starting in 2020, fans with appropriate resources and interest in using them will get a below-ground-floor look at “the process” in Charlotte. Via, roughly 900 seats will be removed from the west end zone at Bank of America Stadium to accommodate the installation of 14 bunker suites. The suites will hold up to 12 [more]

Panthers interested in Jason Simmons

The Panthers may be about to add some actual NFL experience to their coaching staff. A league source tells PFT the Panthers are interested in Packers secondary coach Jason Simmons for a job on Matt Rhule’s new staff. While Rhule’s new group is heavy on college bona fides, Simmons had a 10-year playing career in [more]

New Panthers coach wants Luke Kuechly on staff

New Panthers coach Matt Rhule didn’t get the chance to work with Luke Kuechly, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t want to. Rhule said during an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he’s hoping to bring the retired linebacker back as a part of his coaching staff at some point. He also said that within [more]

Panthers make it official, Phil Snow leaving Baylor to be defensive coordinator

New Panthers head coach Matt Rhule has always made it clear that he wanted to build his coaching staff, his way, and he’s done that again with the announcement of his defensive coordinator. The Panthers announced today that Phil Snow, who was Rhule’s defensive coordinator for the last seven years (three at Baylor and four [more]

Report: Panthers hire Samir Suleiman from Steelers

The Panthers have made another hire, and this one wasn’t from Baylor. According to Ed Bouchette of, the Panthers are hiring Steelers football administration coordinator Samir Suleiman. Suleiman will replace Rob Rogers in the salary cap position. Rogers left for Washington to join coach Ron Rivera there. Suleiman has been with the Steelers since [more]

Frank Okam heading to Carolina to join Matt Rhule’s staff

New Panthers coach Matt Rhule has brought yet another former assistant with him from college. According to David Smoak of ESPN-Central Texas Radio, former NFL defensive lineman Frank Okam is leaving Baylor along with his former boss. Okam, originally a fifth-round pick of the Texans, also spent time with the Seahawks, Buccaneers, and Giants. He’ll [more]

Jarrett Stidham claims he isn’t thinking about whether Tom Brady will be back in New England

If Tom Brady exercises his prerogative to move on from the Patriots in free agency, Jarrett Stidham potentially becomes the starting quarterback, in only his second season. Stidham claims he’s not thinking about that. “Right now, I can’t really think too much about all of that,” Stidham told Mike Reiss of on Friday. “I [more]

Joe Brady: “I still work like I’m a graduate assistant”

New Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady joked that he still isn’t quite sure where his new office is, but he’s working on it. Likewise, the 30-year-old play-caller said he’s going to continue to grind the way he has in lower-profle jobs. “I might be the offensive coordinator right now but I still work like I’m [more]

Jaguars interviewed Ben McAdoo

Ben McAdoo’s push to get back in the NFL has taken him to Jacksonville. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that McAdoo interviewed with the Jaguars this week about their offensive coordinator position. The Jaguars fired John DeFilippo after one year in that job. McAdoo has also met with the Panthers as he looks for [more]

Report: Scott Linehan interviewing for jobs with Giants, Jaguars and Panthers

Scott Linehan was out of the NFL in 2019 after being ousted as the Cowboys offensive coordinator last January, but he’s trying to get back into the game. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that Linehan has lined up several interviews for assistant coaching positions. Per the report, Linehan is slated to meet with the Giants, [more]

Report: Frisman Jackson, Evan Cooper following Matt Rhule to Carolina

New Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule is bringing along a couple more coaches from his staff at Baylor along with him to Charlotte. According to David Smoak of ESPN Central Texas, Frisman Jackson and Evan Cooper are also headed to the Panthers coaching staff along with Phil Snow and Mike Siravo. Jackson will be [more]

Alvin Kamara named to Pro Bowl, giving Saints an 11th all-star

The Saints have added an 11th player to the Pro Bowl, increasing the franchise record. Running back Alvin Kamara will join teammates Michael Thomas, Cameron Jordan, Marshon Lattimore, Deonte Harris, Wil Lutz, Drew Brees, Terron Armstead, Jared Cook, Andrus Peat and Larry Warford. Cook, Peat and Warford also were injury replacements. The NFL announced the [more]

Report: Panthers interview Ben McAdoo, Mike McCoy for assistant coach roles

A couple of former NFL head coaches are on the radar for jobs of Matt Rhule’s staff in Carolina. Joseph Person of reports that the Panthers have interviewed former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo and that former Chargers head coach Mike McCoy is meeting with the team on Thursday. There’s no word about a [more]

Panthers hire Al Holcomb as defensive run game coordinator

After Luke Kuechly announced his retirement this week, Al Holcomb called it an honor to coach him when he was the linebackers coach in Carolina. Holcomb won’t be coaching Kuechly in 2020, but he will be back with the Panthers. According to multiple reports, the Panthers are hiring Holcomb to be their defensive run game [more]

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