The Carolina Panthers have made their move at head coach, formally hiring Frank Reich to be the subsequent head coach of the staff.
The Carolina Panthers have made the first coaching rent of the offseason. They have hired Frank Reich to be their next head coach in keeping with NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
It’s not utterly stunning to see the Panthers as the first staff to make a coaching rent. They had been additionally the staff with the longest emptiness, having fired Matt Rhule midseason. Carolina had loads of time to construct a mannequin of what they wished of their subsequent chief, and clearly, Reich match it.
Reich, as identified by Pelissero, threw the first landing go in Panthers historical past. In his lone season as a Panther, he began three video games, threw two touchdowns and 441 yards. Kerry Collins, a rookie, took over from there. His first sport with Carolina was really performed in South Carolina at Clemson’s Memorial Stadium. Today, the Panthers play in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium.
Reich, who performed 13 years in the NFL, is 40-33 as a coach, having been the coach of the Indianapolis Colts since 2018. Like Rhule, he was fired midseason 2022. Previously, he labored as an offensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers and Philadelphia Eagles.
Frank Reich and Panthers can look towards the draft
Scott Fitterer, Reich, and the Panthers now have one piece of the puzzle in place, and should look towards the NFL Draft. The Panthers, who cycled via three beginning quarterbacks in 2022, want to seek out their offensive chief.
The Panthers draft ninth. There’s a case to be made for them to attempt to get a quarterback in the draft, however after a number of tries at rookie QBs and stopgap fillers, they might wish to look towards a extra established, veteran QB. Derek Carr is up there as an possibility. Or, in a dream scenario, perhaps Tom Brady?
Reich has his work minimize out for him as the Panthers have missed the playoffs for 5 consecutive seasons.
Importantly, the Panthers at the moment are out on Sean Payton. The Saints as a division rival actually would have charged the Panthers more than any other team by way of draft compensation to safe Payton’s coaching rights, which the Saints maintain.
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