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Cat Scratch Reader Jan 31, 2023
Frank Reich’s first Panthers staff is starting to take shape

Frank Reich’s first Panthers staff is starting to take shape

Photo by John McCoy/ The special teams coordinator and offensive line coach from last year have been retained While the two big coordinator hires are still pending for the Carolina Panthers, Frank Reich has made time to interview the Panthers former staff as he begins building his own. Special Teams Coordinator Christ Tabor and Offensive Line Coach James Campen, two of the most popular assistants from the 2022 squad, are being retained per reports. New this evening: Panthers coach Frank Reich will retain special teams coord. Chris Tabor and OL coach James Campen, per...
Cat Scratch Reader Jan 30, 2023
Frank Reich is already deeply intertwined with Panthers history

Frank Reich is already deeply intertwined with Panthers history

This won’t be his first stint in Carolina, but it will be the first time he calls Bank of America home. The Carolina Panthers named Frank Reich the team’s new head coach on Thursday. He comes to Carolina as the former head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and the offensive coordinator that made Carson Wentz look good with the Philadelphia Eagles and won a Super Bowl with Nick Foles at quarterback. Prior to his coaching days, he spent 14 years in the NFL as a quarterback. He is most commonly known as Jim Kelly’s backup with the Buffalo Bills. But there was one stop late in...
Cat Scratch Reader Jan 27, 2023
A quick look at some potential Panthers offensive coordinator candidates

A quick look at some potential Panthers offensive coordinator candidates

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports I dove into the Frank Reich coaching tree to dig up some names for a potential OC he could hire as the new head coach for the Carolina Panthers And just like that, the Panthers hired their next head coach in Frank Reich. Now, we wait to find out who his coordinators and assistants might be. The defensive coordinator spot should be addressed quickly, but the offensive coordinator could require some interviews. I dug into Frank Reich’s coaching tree to come up with some names to look at (though it is always possible he brings someone in...
Cat Scratch Reader Jan 26, 2023
Panthers hire Frank Reich as head coach

Panthers hire Frank Reich as head coach

Photo by Andy Lyons/ The Panthers get their man. The Carolina Panthers are naming Frank Reich their next head coach. #Panthers agree to terms with Frank Reich to become new head coach pic.twitter.com/spUljJKdBz— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) January 26, 2023 Reich had spent the last four-and-a-half seasons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts prior to being let go in the middle of last season. He amassed a 40-33-1 record with the Colts and finished over .500 in three of his four full seasons. He battled quarterback turnover throughout the duration of his...
Cat Scratch Reader Jan 26, 2023
What to make of the Panthers favorite candidates

What to make of the Panthers favorite candidates

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Experience is the major theme of the narrowed search With the reports yesterday that the Panthers are proceeding with a second round of interviews, featuring Steve Wilks, Frank Reich, and Kellen Moore, the coaching search in the Carolinas seems to have finally narrowed. Shane Steichen is a still a possible dark horse candidate, but his inability to interview while still in the playoffs is hurting his chances with an organization that has several candidates it likes and a desire to see things moving forward. Won't be a surprise to see white smoke...