Carolina Panthers Next Coach Odds: Who Will Replace Matt Rhule?

Carolina Panthers Next Coach Odds: Who Will Replace Matt Rhule?
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After a 1-4 start to the season getting outscored by 29 points over those five games, Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule was fired Monday. 

In his time with the Panthers, he went 11-27 straight up, ranking fifth worst in the NFL. Rhule did not walk away empty-handed. He signed a seven-year $62 million contract in 2020. He is the owner of the dubious distinction of being the only Panther coach to serve fewer than three full seasons.

The Panthers' front office has decided to give defensive passing game coordinator/secondary coach Steve Wilks an opportunity to earn the job as interim coach.

Odds To Be the Next Panthers

After a 1-4 start to the season getting outscored by 29 points over those five games, Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule was fired Monday. 

In his time with the Panthers, he went 11-27 straight up, ranking fifth worst in the NFL. Rhule did not walk away empty-handed. He signed a seven-year $62 million contract in 2020. He is the owner of the dubious distinction of being the only Panther coach to serve fewer than three full seasons.

The Panthers' front office has decided to give defensive passing game coordinator/secondary coach Steve Wilks an opportunity to earn the job as interim coach.

There will be other candidates eager to impress one of the richest NFL owners in David Tepper. 

The obvious choice is the San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans, one of the best at his position. Ryans is +1000

Since the Philadelphia Eagles are the only remaining undefeated team in the NFL and rank at the top in most offensive categories, offensive coordinator Shane Steichen is another name on the rise. Steichen is +700 to be awarded the job.

Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore should get an interview. He has done a remarkable job after losing his All-Pro quarterback Zac Prescott early this season. He has taken Cooper Rush and given him a manageable game plan to run the offense efficiently resulting on an outstanding 94 quarterback rating. Moore is +800 to get the job.

Other contenders are former Saints coach Sean Payton, but I think he holds out for a better job. Dan Quinn will be a name discussed. So, the favorite on my board, if he would want to leave the Eagles, is Steichen, who will command an extraordinary price if the Eagles make it to the Super Bowl.

 

CandidateOdds
Shane Steichen+700
Kellen Moore+800
DeMeco Ryans+1000
Sean Payton+1400
Dan Quinn+1900
Ron Rivera+1500
Dabo Sweeney+4000

 

Projected odds set by Gambling.com handicapper John Ryan are not currently available at legal sportsbooks or betting apps

 

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