2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
5-11, 3rd in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Rhule finally will get a chance to coach Alabama QB Mac Jones next week at the Senior Bowl. The Panthers coach tried to get Jones to come to Baylor out of high school and Jones told him, “Thanks, but no thanks.''

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

One of Scott Fitterer's requirements for a franchise quarterback is "someone who can win when the game is on the line in the fourth quarter.'' Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgeater was 0-8 this past season when he had a chance on his final drive to win or tie a game.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

That the Panthers are hiring Sean Ryan as their quarterbacks coach, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, will increase speculation that Carolina will pursue Houston QB Deshaun Watson in a trade. Ryan was Houston's QB coach and worked with Watson from 2017 and '18. He was with the New York Giants in 2012 when Carolina coach Matt Rhule was there. The plot thickens.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Fitterer has agreed to a five year deal to be the Panthers general manager. "We went through a thorough process and it was a great final four," owner David Tepper said. "We thought Scott was the best fit for the organization."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have offered Scott Fitterer, Seattle's 47-year-old vice president of football operations, the job as heir new general manager, per league source. Fitterer has been with the Seahawks since 2001 and has a strong background in evaluating talent, especially on the college side.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have joined a public-private partnership with the State of North Carolina, and backed by Gov. Roy Cooper, to support the goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4. ‘'We stand ready to join Honeywell, Atrium Health and Governor Cooper in the effort to administer vaccines and defeat this virus,'' owner David Tepper said. ‘'We hope that our participation will serve as a model for other venues."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Add the Philadelphia Eagles to the list of teams Panthers OC Joe Brady has interviewed with for a head coaching position, a league source confirmed. The other teams include Atlanta, Houston, the Los Angeles Chargers and New York Jets. Brady is only 31 but appears destined to be a head coach if not this year in the near future.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have narrowed their list of GM candidates to four and now have done in person interviews with them. The four are: Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort, 49ers vice president of player personnel Adam Peters, and Chiefs assistant director of player personnel Ryan Poles and Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer. A decision is expected this week.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers say they expect to hire a new general manager this week. On Monday they interviewed Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer and Steelers vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan. That's 15 candidates total.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Panthers linebacker Dan Morgan selected to the college football hall of fame. Carolina made him the 11th pick of the 2001 draft and in 2003 he helped the team reach the Super Bowl, where lost in the loss to New England was his SB record 18 tackles.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Quarterbacks who have accepted invitations to play in the Senior Bowl are Kellen Mond (Texas A&M), Sam Ehlinger (Texas), Ian Book (Notre Dame), Kyle Trask (Florida), Feleipe Franks (Arkansas), Jamie Newman (Wake Forest). Just in case the Panthers are looking at those beyond the top four.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

This will be the second time the Panthers have coached in the Senior Bowl. The other was in 2000 with George Seifert and his staff. A great week at last year's Senior Bowl by safety/linebacker Jeremy Chinn led Carolina to move up in the draft to select the Southern Illinois star in the second round. That turned out pretty good.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers will get an early up-close look at some of the nation's top collegiate players, including a few quarterbacks, after being chosen to coach one of the teams at the Jan. 30 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. "We're thrilled to coach at the Senior Bowl," Rhule said. "Every year, Jim Nagy and his staff put together the best showcase of college talent in the nation, and we're really excited to lead and get to know a team of this year's top draft prospects."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins will visit the Panthers on Monday, a league source confirmed. It's an exploratory visit but could turn into a signing. Coach Matt Rhule has ties to the former Ohio State star going back to OSU coach Ryan Day, who worked with Rhule at Temple in 2006. NFL.com first reported.

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Sources: Satterfield to be South Carolina OC

Carolina Panthers assistant coach Marcus Satterfield has agreed to a deal to become South Carolina's offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers to lose assistant offensive line coach Marcus Satterfield to the University of South Carolina, where he will become offensive coordinator, a league source confirmed. Satterfield is the third offensive coach to leave Mat Rhule's staff and offensive coordinator Joe Brady is interviewing with three NFL teams for a HC job. Seems a makeover could be coming for the Carolina offense. The Athletic first reported Satterfield's departure.

Team Stats

Passing Yards243.018th
Rushing Yards106.521st
Points For21.923rd
Points Against25.115th