CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers have parted programs with head coach Ron Rivera, proprietor David Tepper announced Tuesday.
Secondary coach Perry Fewell has been named intervening time head coach. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will transition to special assistant to the head coach, and quarterbacks coach Scott Turner would possibly perhaps presumably assist as offensive coordinator.
“I imagine right here is the fully dedication for the prolonged-term success of our personnel,” Tepper stated. “I in truth have a colossal deal of appreciate for Ron and the contributions he has made to this franchise and to this neighborhood. I wish him the fully. I will straight start up the survey the subsequent head coach of the Carolina Panthers.”
Rivera turn out to be named the fourth head coach in Carolina Panthers historic previous in 2011, and earned a seventy six-Sixty three-1 long-established season document and a Three-4 postseason mark. In 9 seasons, Rivera guided the personnel to a Extensive Bowl look, an NFC Championship and three NFC South titles.
“We will take a total and thorough review of our football operation to be particular we’re structured for prolonged-term sustained success,” persevered Tepper. “Our imaginative and prescient is to receive the moral mix of feeble-faculty self-discipline and toughness with original and modern processes. We can keep in mind a colossal series of football executives to complement our contemporary football personnel. One change that we are able to implement is hiring an assistant long-established supervisor and vp of football operations. All of us must note that right here is the first step in a project, nonetheless we’re committed to building and affirming a championship culture for our personnel and our followers.”