Panthers QB coach Rip Scherer told The Herald Tuesday that he had declined Virginia's offer to be the Cavaliers' offensive coordinator, and would be staying with the Panthers.
Scherer also put to rest speculation he could be interested in the QB coach opening in Pittsburgh (where he has many ties), saying in a text message "nothing else happening, strictly rumors."
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Scherer, like the rest of the Panthers coaching staff, is under contract through the 2010 season.