CHARLOTTE — While several coaches around the NFL found themselves without a job Monday, the Carolina Panthers’ Ron Rivera escaped unscathed — at least for now.
Rivera’s future remains twisting pending the outcome of a postseason meeting with owner Jerry Richardson. It’s unclear when that meeting will come.
Richardson remained mum on the second-year coach’s status one day after the Panthers won their fourth straight game to finish 7-9, a one-game improvement over 2011. He declined comment on Rivera’s job security through the public relations staff.
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