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RON RIVERA RUMORS & GOSSIP

"No Doubt" Cam Newton Plays Week 1

According to the Charlotte Observer's Joe Person, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said there's "no doubt" Cam Newton will play Week 1 despite his rib injury.Fantasy Spin:Newton has a hairline fracture in a few of his ribs, but normally, quarterbacks can play through this type of injury. Rivera also added that the zone-read will still be in play despite the injury...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says ‘there’s no doubt’ he’ll start Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Wednesday that “there’s no doubt” he will be starting when the Panthers open the regular season on September 7 at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton suffered a rib injury in the team’s Week 3 preseason game against the New England Patriots on August 22. “My body feels better. It’s been a great process,” Newton said. “There...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton has a fractured rib

With the NFL regular season only days away,  the Panthers announced that quarterback Cam Newton has a fractured rib. Cam Newton has hairline fracture in rib; #Panthers optimistic he'll be ready for Week 1: http://t.co/xlUHYyMgCS pic.twitter.com/e32PJnlNfq — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) August 24, 2014 “This morning he came in and he was very, very sore,” said Panthers...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton to play first half of preseason Week 3

Panthers Coach Ron Rivera plans to play Cam Newton and the rest of his starters for the first half of Friday's exhibition at New England. (Charlotte Observer)Fantasy Impact: After playing in five series last Sunday, Cam is expected to get a whole half of snaps this Friday against the Patriots. This should be considered a natural progression for Cam as he makes his way back...
Via Roto Rankings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin Scores First NFL Touchdown Against Buffalo Friday Night

Ron Rivera might not think that his team needs a No. 1 wide receiver, but he has to be pretty darn happy that it looks like he might have one anyway in rookie Kelvin Benjamin. It is definitely way too early to actually call him one, but should he keep making catches like this one it might not be long before we can.@gifdsports/TwitterHe will have to do a better job of keeping his...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera unsure if Cam Newton will play Friday

Panthers head coach Ron Rivera is unsure if quarterback Cam Newton will play in Friday’s preseason opener against the Bills. Ron Rivera says the team held Cam out of certain parts of practice today. There is no decision on whether he will play on Friday. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) August 6, 2014 While Newton has been practicing,  he’s been limited at times since his...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera ranked 19th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Would Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera make for a better coordinator?

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Where’s Ron Rivera rank among the 32 NFL head coaches?

Teams will go to such lengths to land the right head coach. They’ll spend a ton of money. They’ll hire whatever assistants are requested. And they’ll make sure wives and kids find a comfy new home. But it’s also why they expectations are high. Lose a few too many games, even if it’s in season one, and there’s a chance a head coach will be shown the door. In the ultimate...
Via cover32 - Panthers
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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