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Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman, and some of his former players couldn't be happier

Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman, and some of his former players couldn't be happier

The Carolina Panthers made a surprising move Monday, firing General Manager Dave Gettleman after four seasons and just nine days before the start of training camp.

“While the timing of this decision is not ideal, a change is needed,” team owner Jerry Richardson said in a statement.

Gettleman helped Carolina make the playoffs in three of his four years with the team, including a 15-1 record in 2015 and 12-4 in 2013. Also following the 2015 season, the Panthers advanced all the way to Super Bowl 50, where they lost to the Denver...

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