Richardson-Rivera meeting may not happen until tomorrow

Streeter Lecka

The Panthers need to move quickly, but the meeting between Ron Rivera and Jerry Richardson may be delayed.

The Carolina Panthers need to move quickly to fill their vacant general manager position, but it appears the vital exit meeting between Ron Rivera and Jerry Richardson may not happen until tomorrow.

ESPN's Pat Yasinskas is hearing that Thursday may be the day the two sides are meeting. Carolina Panthers' players went through their exit meetings on Monday, and by all indications Rivera didn't have a sense of his status inside the team -- if he did, at least he wasn't tipping his hand.

It's common sense to wait for a new general manager to arrive before making a final determination on Ron Rivera. Already there has been a flurry of interviews around the NFL with Andy Reid interviewing with Kansas City today before heading to Arizona tonight, while Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter signed a new contract extension at 1 a.m. this morning, keeping him away from head coaching vacancies.

Three names continue to be floated for the vacant GM position: Dave Gettleman and Marc Ross from the New York Giants, while a small contingency still believe that interim Brandon Beane could retain the job. If the Panthers stick with Beane they would have the youngest general manager in the NFL.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Cat Scratch Reader

You must be a member of Cat Scratch Reader to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cat Scratch Reader. You should read them.

Join Cat Scratch Reader

You must be a member of Cat Scratch Reader to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cat Scratch Reader. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker