The Carolina Panthers fired their general manager, Marty Hurney, Monday. That’s after the Panthers have lost five of their first six games.
This is not how the Panthers’ season was supposed to go.
As one example of just how high expectations were, Panthers’ offensive lineman Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer in July predicting the team would win the Super Bowl.
Now, the team is 1-5, and its general manager for the last decade is out of a job. Here’s head coach Ron Rivera: