Panthers hired Al Holcomb as linebackers coach.
New Panthers GM Dave Gettleman had "no input" in owner Jerry Richardson's decision to retain head coach Ron Rivera, and Gettleman and Rivera hadn't even met until last week.
The Panthers will retain Ron Rivera as their head coach.
ESPN's John Clayton reported on SportsCenter Friday that Ron Rivera is likely to stay on as Panthers head coach.
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is "clearly agonizing" over the decision of whether to retain head coach Ron Rivera.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is scheduled to meet with owner Jerry Richardson on Saturday.
Updating a previous item, NFL Network's Michael Lombardi is now reporting on Around the League Live that coach Ron Rivera will remain "in limbo" until the Panthers finalize their general manager search.
NFL Network's Michael Lombardi reports the Panthers are expected to fire coach Ron Rivera on Monday.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is expected to appear for his regularly-scheduled press conference on Monday.
Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports "hears" that Panthers head coach Ron Rivera is "safe" and will not be fired after the season.
Appearing on Showtime's Inside the NFL, NFL Network's Michael Lombardi said he thinks Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will "certainly" be fired on Monday.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera acknowledged that his job is on the line in the second half of the season.
Panthers hired former Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott for the same position in Carolina.
League sources tell Darin Gantt of the Charlotte Observer that former defensive coordinator Ron Meeks will take a demotion to become the Panthers' secondary coach.