Panthers firing Frank Reich after 1-10 start to first season in Carolina

The Carolina Panthers are firing head coach Frank Reich after a 1-10 start to his first season in Carolina, NFL Network Insiders Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported Monday, per sources.

Panthers special teams coordinator, Chris Tabor, will be the interim head coach for Carolina, per Rapoport.

The team has since announced the news.

“I met with Coach Reich this morning and informed him that he will not continue as head coach of the Carolina Panthers,” Panthers owner David Tepper said in a statement. “I want to thank Frank for his dedication and service, and we wish him well. Effective immediately, Special Teams Coordinator Chris Tabor will serve as our interim head coach. Senior Assistant Jim Caldwell will be a special advisor to Offensive Coordinator Thomas Brown, who will take over play calling duties.”

Around The NFL will have more on Reich’s dismissal soon.


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