Ad Unit
Saturday, November 28, 2015

Articles tagged: Ron Rivera

Ron Rivera agrees being underdog at Dallas ‘is a little disrespectful’

The Carolina Panthers are 10-0 and somehow they were listed as underdogs on the point spread for their Thursday game against the 3-7 Dallas Cowboys. During his Monday news conference, a media member asked Panthers head coach Ron Rivera if being an underdog at Dallas felt disrespectful. He agreed. “We’ll just take it in stride,”…Read More

Ron Rivera will not call Corey Brown by his real name

Corey Brown’s first season in the NFL was in 2014, but it was his name that garnered more attention than his 21 receptions for 296 yards and two touchdowns. Brown, whose middle name is Phillip and is from Pennsylvania, went by Philly Brown. He adopted the name while in college because the Buckeyes already had…Read More

Steve Smith: Ron Rivera hid in his office after cutting me

In case you haven’t realized, Steve Smith has some issues with the way his 13-year Carolina Panthers career came to an end. On Wednesday, Smith responded a recent report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that indicated the Panthers decided to cut Smith because they were afraid he would be “divisive” in the locker room as…Read More

Did Ron Rivera take shot at Steve Smith with NASCAR analogy?

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera spent some time recently with another successful coach in sports to try picking up some tips. That person is Chad Knaus, who is Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief and has helped his driver win six championships. While talking with ESPN’s David Newton about what he learned from Knaus, Rivera made…Read More

Ron Rivera does not regret play-calling, decisions on goal line

The Carolina Panthers lost at home to the San Francisco 49ers 23-10 on Sunday and were eliminated from the playoffs. The Panthers’ inability to score from the goal line may have been the difference in the game, but coach Ron Rivera is not second-guessing their play-calling in those situations. “We believe in what we do,”…Read More

Ron Rivera: Panthers’ Trick Play Was Inspired by Little Giants Movie

The Panthers used a trick play to score their third touchdown against the Texans Sunday, and it turns out the play was inspired by the football movie Little Giants. Asked about the play by reporters Monday, Carolina head coach Ron Rivera says the idea came from the “Annexation of Puerto Rico” play the Giants used…Read More

Page 1 of 11