Cameron Artis-Payne is expected to start, but Ron Rivera says the team will go with a by-committee approach, with Fozzy Whittaker and Mike Tolbert also expected to get carries Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Carolina Panthers wide receivers Devin Funchess and Kelvin Benjamin were each docked $12,154 for their orchestrated celebration after Benjamin’s touchdown catch in the third quarter of the Panthers’ 46-27 victory against San Francisco.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera jokingly called the third-team QB a “jack of all trades, master of none.” It’s a description Webb first embraced in Minnesota when former Vikings coach Leslie Frazier started using Webb at wide receiver.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, both longtime NFL defensive assistants had to wait their turn for a head-coaching jobs, have each made the most of their opportunity.
Panthers safety Kurt Coleman said he understood Minnesota’s decision to cut him in 2014. He pointed out his release eventually led him to Carolina, where he was a starter on the Panthers’ Super Bowl team last season.
A day after an officer-involved shooting in Charlotte spawned violent protests, the Carolina Panthers saw football questions largely put on hold as reporters sought reaction to the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.