As we reported this morning, Panthers defensive coordinator Mike Trgovac had a change of heart regarding the Panthers contract offer, and will not be returning.
Panthers general manager Marty Hurney confirmed the move moments ago, saying Trgovac informed him and coach John Fox last night that he "wanted to pursue other opportunities."
This is going to mean a near-total house cleaning of the defensive staff, as secondary coach Tim Lewis isn't expected back. (Edit: Just heard that Lewis is taking a job in Seattle on Jim Mora Jr.'s staff).
The Panthers have finalized a few coaching contracts, but after the late flip-flop by Trgovac, they're waiting to file all the paperwork before announcing anything.