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Ron Rivera signs new contract with Carolina Panthers
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Ron Rivera signs new contract with Carolina Panthers
Thursday June 16th, 2016

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The Panthers have signed head coach Ron Rivera to a new contract, reports The Charlotte Observer’s Joseph Person.

Rivera’s new deal is for $19.5 million over three years, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Rivera can earn $3 million more in incentives.

Rivera is a two-time NFL coach of the year. He took over the Panthers in 2011 after serving as a defensive assistant for many years.

In five seasons with the Panthers, Rivera is 47–32–1, and has led the team to the playoffs for three straight years, including a berth in Super Bowl 50 last season.

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