Joe Person

The Panthers Beat Writer covering the team for The Athletic joined Kyle Bailey on Wednesday’s edition of The Clubhouse to look at some external free-agent options, and if the biggest internal free agents will stay or go. Joe first weighed in on the QB market for the Panthers and the rumors of Kirk Cousins possibly […]

The Panthers have a lot of work to this offseason as they look to turn the rebuild back in the right direction under Matt Rhule in Year 3. It starts at quarterback and left tackle, the two spots that have been talked about since the middle of the season as glaring question marks for this team. These are two positions where there is a strong chance that the team addresses this at all costs, whether that is through the draft or in free agency.

As we head towards the eighteenth and final week of the longest season in Panther history both figuratively and literally, all of the attention is focused on head coach Matt Rhule and whether or not the head coach will return for a third season. Following a 3-0 start, the Panthers have proceeded to lose 11 of the last 13 games and take a proverbial step back from the season that they had a year ago. Rhule currently has the worst record in the first 32 games of a coaching tenure in franchise history, as he sits at 10-22 heading into Sunday's meeting with the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay and as Joe Person of The Athletic reported on Friday, there is talk that David Tepper is unhappy and frustrated with the results based on the contract that he signed Rhule to when he brought him in.

The Carolina Panthers beat reporter for The Athletic Joe Person joined Kyle Bailey on Monday’s edition of the Clubhouse as he looked at some of the problems that continued to plague the Panthers against the Falcons, and what fans may need to be aware of heading into a gloomy offseason with more questions than answers. […]