Ron Rivera rips Panthers for tempo
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- About an hour into Wednesday's practice, Panthers coach Ron Rivera called his players together near midfield and ripped into them for several minutes -- sending a message loud enough that everyone nearby could hear.
Rivera isn't a screamer, so when he does raise his voice players tend to listen.
"He has a way of getting his point across when he wants to," veteran quarterback Derek Anderson said.
Carolina's second-year coach was upset with the tempo ...
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