Ron Rivera calls out Panthers

Updated: September 16, 2013, 5:10 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is tired of losing close games -- and he let his players know it during Monday's team meeting.

"It's time," Rivera told reporters Monday, less than 24 hours after a 24-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills. "It really is. It is time for playmakers to make plays when they've got opportunities.

"It's time to be in good position to where you close things out to where you don't have to worry about the last drive, the last second. That's ...

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