ibusinesslines.com March 23, 2018

Norv Turner Reportedly Named Panthers OC After Mike Shula Firing

12 January 2018, 11:18 | Charlene Valdez

Mike Tolbert says Norv Turner will make Cam Newton a better QB

Mike Tolbert says Norv Turner will make Cam Newton a better QB

According to David Newton over at ESPN, Turner is finalizing a deal to become the Carolina Panthers' new offensive coordinator.

Rivera and Turner have a history together, so it's not surprising that Ron ultimately made a decision to give Norv the job.

Turner, 65, was away from coaching this past season after spending the last four decades coaching in either college or the NFL. Scott Turner is an offensive analyst at the University of MI and previously worked for the Panthers as an offensive quality control coordinator from 2011-12.

Scott, who is 35-years-old, began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Oregon State in 2005.

Turner, 65, replaces Mike Shula, who along with quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey, was sacked Tuesday. That included a stint with San Diego, where Turner hired Rivera after the Bears chose not to renew Rivera's contract following their Super Bowl season of 2006.

Washington hired him in 1994, where he lasted as head coach until 2000 in spite of just one playoff appearance during his tenure.

The Vikings were 5-2 when Norv Turner resigned in 2016, and he'll have another chance to build on his National Football League legacy and do so with one of the best athletes the quarterback position's ever seen. Turner was sacked following the 2012 season after the Chargers failed to make the playoffs for a third straight year. Newton has thrown 30 interceptions over the past two years. Coach Ron Rivera also has an extensive history with Turner, having served as his defensive coordinator when Turner was head coach of the San Diego Chargers.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday he did not anticipate any coaching staff changes, but changed his mind after sleeping on it. Shula was Carolina's quarterbacks coach when Newton was selected with the top pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2013.

Other News

Trending Now

Samsung targets autonomous driving market with new products at CES 2018
Samsung and Harman also announced two new technologies: Drvline and an automotive solution ready for the fifth-generation network. It's called the MoodRoof, and it's actually part of the bigger Moodscape entertainment setup.

Japanese minister hopes to boost Aegis missile defense capability
Russian Federation accused the U.S. of violating an arms control treaty by agreeing to supply anti-missile systems to Japan. This would boost the number of interceptors available to counter a volley of missiles launched by North Korea.

Countries enforce sanctions to cut off North Korea's cash flow
The North's Bureau of Political Security which controls the North Korean military was also blacklisted by the European country. North Korea might need to be stopped by other methods than economic sanctions, Dr Andy Jackson warned.

Wildcard Playoff Postgame Quotes: Drew Brees
Once Newton dropped to his knee, he had to be taken to the locker room, according to a new provision in the concussion protocol. The NFL confirmed after the game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome that it was investigating the Panthers' treatment of Newton.

LA swatting suspect also linked to false 911 call in Canada
Investigators quickly identified a suspect who had made contact online with the victim earlier that day. Barriss has been charged in Kansas with making a false alarm.

23 civilians killed near Damascus, mainly from Russian air strike
Last month, Russian Federation announced it was withdrawing the bulk of its forces from Syria after it had been fully liberated of Daesh elements.

In US : Authorities to review its probe into Cuba 'attacks' on envoys
Republican Senator for Arizona, Jeff Flake, who met last Friday with Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez shared the same opinion. Charles Rosenfarb , the medical director for DOS's Bureau of Medical Services.