Panthers rent Thomas Brown as offensive coordinator

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers added the final main piece of Frank Reich’s teaching workers, hiring Thomas Brown as offensive coordinator on Friday.

The workforce has now stuffed all three coordinator positions.

After deciding to not retain final 12 months’s interim coach, Steve Wilks, who’s Black, the Panthers have employed two Black coordinators in Brown and Ejiro Evero, who will coach the protection.

The 36-year-old Brown was an assistant head coach/tight ends coach for the Los Angeles Rams final 12 months underneath Sean McVay. He’s spent the final three seasons in Los Angeles and was the workforce’s assistant head coach/working backs coach when the Rams gained the Tremendous Bowl two years in the past.

The Panthers additionally introduced on Friday they’ve employed Tem Lukabu as outdoors linebackers coach, Bert Watts as safeties coach and Devin Fitzsimmons as assistant particular groups coach.

Brown interviewed for the Houston Texans’ head teaching place earlier than the workforce settled on DeMeco Ryans.

He’s spent 12 years as an NFL assistant and has labored on the school stage.

Brown performed 4 seasons at Georgia (2004-07) as a working again. He’s tenth on Bulldogs’ all-time speeding record.

It’s unclear if Reich or Brown will name performs for the Panthers, however Reich indicated as his introductory information convention that he enjoys that a part of the job.

Carolina’s offensive workers consists of senior assistant Jim Caldwell, working backs coach Duce Staley, quarterbacks coach Josh McCown and passing sport coordinator Parks Frazier. Carolina additionally retained offensive line coach James Campen and assistant offensive line coach Robert Kugler from final season.

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