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Scott Fitterer is expected to be Panthers new G.M.

The Panthers held a second round of interviews with finalists for their General Manager job this week and they have reportedly made their choice. NFL Media reports that Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer is finalizing an agreement with the team. Fitterer has been mentioned as a candidate for other jobs in the past, [more]

Bank of America will serve as vaccination site

The Panthers announced Thursday that Bank of America Stadium will serve as a COVID-19 vaccination site as part of a public-private partnership. Honeywell, Atrium Health, Tepper Sports & Entertainment and Charlotte Motor Speedway are working with the state of North Carolina. They have a goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4 at mass [more]

Eagles interview Joe Brady for head coach

The Eagles are moving forward with their head coaching search by talking with one of the cycle’s hottest candidates. Philadelphia has interviewed Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady, Ian Rapoport of NFL media reports. Brady, 31, has interviewed with the Falcons, Texans, Chargers, and Jets. He just completed his first season with Carolina after spending the [more]

Ryan Poles, Scott Fitterer get second interviews with Panthers

The Panthers are said to be closing in on hiring a new General Manager and an idea about who that might be can be gleaned by the candidates that are meeting with the team a second time. Joseph Person of reports that Chiefs assistant director of player personnel Ryan Poles is one of those [more]

Panthers set up second G.M. interviews with Monti Ossenfort, Adam Peters

Word on Monday was that the Panthers are drawing closer to a decision about their next General Manager after interviewing 15 candidates and they’ve moved to set up second interviews with a couple of them. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team will speak with Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort and [more]

Panthers interview 14th and 15th G.M. candidates, nearing a decision

The Panthers interviewed their 14th and 15th candidates for the General Manager vacancy. The team is close to making a decision with a hire expected this week, Darin Gantt of the team website reports. The team met with Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer and Steelers vice president of football and business administration [more]

Panthers set to interview Scott Fitterer for G.M. vacancy

The Panthers have added one more to their list of General Manager candidates. Carolina will interview Seattle vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer via Zoom on Monday, according to a report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Fitterer has interviewed for a handful of G.M. positions in the past, but Carolina is the first known [more]

Lions set to interview Ed Dodds for G.M. opening

Colts assistant G.M. Ed Dodds withdrew his name from consideration for the General Manager job in Carolina, but that doesn’t mean he is definitely going to remain with the Colts in 2021. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Dodds will interview with the Lions on Tuesday. None of the other teams looking [more]

Panthers, Dolphins to coach Senior Bowl

The Senior Bowl has finally found two coaching staffs willing to work this year’s game. Panthers coach Matt Rhule and his staff will coach one side and Dolphins coach Brian Flores and his staff will coach the other side, according to multiple reports. Typically the Senior Bowl coaching spots go to the teams with the [more]

Jets secure 23rd overall pick with Seahawks loss

The Wild Card round is over and six more spots in the draft order have been secured as a result. One of those spots goes to a team that didn’t play a snap over the weekend. The Jets now know that they will have the 23rd overall pick as a result of the trade that [more]

Ed Dodds withdraws from Panthers G.M. search

The Panthers have one fewer name for their General Manager opening. Colts assistant General Manager Ed Dodds has withdrawn from consideration, according to multiple reports. Dodds interviewed with Carolina on Jan. 6. According to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star, Dodds respects Carolina’s organization and was “honored” to interview, but still decided to withdraw. [more]

Report: Cowboys interview Jason Simmons for defensive coordinator job

The Cowboys interviewed Panthers assistant coach Jason Simmons on Sunday for their vacant defensive coordinator position, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Simmons, 44, is Carolina’s defensive pass game coordinator and secondary coach. Simmons was with Cowboys head coach hMike McCarthy in Green Bay. Simmons worked for the Packers from 2011-19, getting his start there as [more]

Jets complete interview with Joe Brady

The Jets continue to move ahead with their head coaching search, announcing they’ve interviewed Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady. Brady just finished his first year as Carolina’s OC. He previously was the passing game coordinator for LSU as the program went undefeated and won a national championship. Before that, he served as an offensive assistant [more]

NFL tweaks rules for interviewing G.M. candidates who work for playoff teams

The Falcons, Lions, Panthers, and Jaguars are still looking for General Managers. The rules regarding the search process during a pandemic have become relaxed, a bit. On Thursday, the league sent a memo to all teams explaining that teams may now conduct in-person interviews with G.M. candidates whose teams are still playing in the playoffs, [more]

Dwayne Haskins to visit Panthers

Free agent quarterback Dwayne Haskins is drawing interest from the Panthers. Haskins will visit Carolina on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Washington took Haskins in the first round of the 2019 NFL draft but cut him during the 2020 season. He has struggled mightily, both at developing as a pro passer and at [more]

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