Ron Rivera

11. Chicago Bears (1-1)

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Need To Win More Battles Against Zone Defense

Plus, Brandon Marshall insists he’s fine with his role in the Chicago offense.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Carolina Panthers v Chicago Bears

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — Carolina Panthers

The 2014 offseason was cruel to the Panthers.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after a touchdown pass to Steve Smith #89 in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Look Back At An Impressive 2013 For Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.

01/14/2014

olin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers avoids being tackled by Mario Addison #97 of the Carolina Panthers.(Credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Kaepernick Lifts 49ers Over Panthers 23-10

Colin Kaepernick threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game for the third straight season.

01/12/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Head coach Ron Rivera walks onto the field against the New York Giants during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ron Rivera Has It Wrong: Pressure Is On Panthers, Not 49ers

When Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said that he felt the team under the most pressure this week will be San Francisco he was dead wrong. Not only is his team the one that HAS to win this game, if he really believes that the Panthers are playing with house money he is setting his team up for failure.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates their 21-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Panthers Need To Focus On Their Opponent, Not Themselves

The Carolina Panthers have a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs and they have an extra week to prepare for whatever team may end up facing them in Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton recently said that they don’t care who their opponent is, but the key to winning is forgetting about egos and focusing on their opponent.

01/02/2014

Andy Reid.
(Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Silverman: A Look At The NFL Coach Of The Year Candidates

There are five candidates that have the best shot at the honor.

670 The Score–12/17/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rivera: ‘Disappointed’ In The Bears Not Bringing Urlacher Back

When the Bears chose to go in a different direction, one former Bears linebacker wasn’t thrilled with the decision.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2013

Devin Hester

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears Vs. Panthers

Here are Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears game again the Panthers this weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2012

Cam Newton. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Carolina Panthers

Rarely does a 6-10 season inspire confidence among a franchise, but that’s exactly what happened to the Carolina Panthers.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2012

Ron Rivera

Rivera: Departure From Bears Was ‘All Football’

Reports indicated there was a clash between Rivera and head coach Lovie Smith after the Bears Superbowl run in 2006. The two will meet again as the Panthers travel to Chicago on Sunday in a battle between two 1-2 teams.

670 The Score–09/27/2011

Roger Goodell and Cam Newton

Auburn’s Newton Selected 1st Overall In NFL Draft

After winning a Heisman Trophy and a National Championship, Auburn’s Cam Newton can add No. 1 overall pick to his resume.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Julius Peppers

Coaches Expect Players To Stay Ready During Lockout

The NFL might currently be split on many issues, but there’s one thing that all the coaches agree on, they fully expect for their players to be ready to go when the lockout ends.

03/22/2011

Lovie Smith and D.J. Moore

Billick: Coaches Could Be Fired For Contacting Players

The NFL players and owners are currently in a very heated and ugly labor dispute that could put all, or some, of the 2011 season in jeopardy, but caught in the middle of those two sides are the coaches of all 32 teams.

670 The Score–03/17/2011

Ron Rivera

What Rivera Learned After Departure From Chicago

Forced to part ways from the Bears coaching staff after the 2006 Super Bowl appearance, Ron Rivera learned a big lesson.

670 The Score–02/24/2011

Ron Rivera

Ex-Bear Rivera To Coach Panthers

According to multiple reports, former Bears’ linebacker and defensive coordinator Ron Rivera will be named the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.

01/11/2011

Ron Rivera

Report: Rivera To Be Next Panthers Head Coach

Ron Rivera was the defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears when they went to the Super Bowl in the 2006 season. And according to a report, is close to becoming the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.

01/10/2011

Ron Rivera

Report: Panthers To Interview Ex-Bear Rivera

An NFL source tells the NBC sports site ProFootballTalk.com that the Carolina Panthers plan to interview former Bears great Ron Rivera for the team’s top job.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2011