Panthers owner David Tepper has a vision.
It began with the team’s business operations, and started on the football side in January with the hiring of new coach Matt Rhule.
It is continuing now with Monday’s announcement that the team has parted ways with general manager Marty Hurney.
But before it’s over, Tepper may have to knock down a few walls.
The Panthers owner spoke of building a “collaborative” and data-driven football operation, one that involves more analytics and computerized scouting, but not one that ignores his admitted fondness for “old school” football.
Tepper’s not just looking for a new GM. He’s looking for a way to build an entire football operation for years to come, to be something the Panthers have not been. In 26 years, they’re 199-214-1, and Tepper’s trying to steer them beyond the middle of
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