• Gettleman not looking to make immediate changes

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Jan 16, 2013
    “At the end of the day, people are going to understand it’s not about who’s right; it’s about getting it right,” Gettleman said. Richardson said Gettleman’s experience and his 14 years with the Giants – an organization Richardson has long respected – sold him on Gettleman. "They say good things come to those who wait and I feel like this is absolutely the perfect fit for me," Gettleman said. "... Richardson introduced Gettleman at a news conference Tuesday, saying he likes that his new GM comes from a winning organization such as the New York Giants. After replacing Marty Hurney and taking over the remnants of a coaching staff Hurney hired, Gettleman gave no indication he was about to make quick changes to the Panthers organization. While Hurney became a pariah for the fan base after recent struggles, the Panthers clearly weren’t looking to make sweeping changes. But he also talked about the need for bluntness in the NFL, and about how important it is not to overpay players, and about his disdain for those who try to take credit for group decisions like the ones he hopes to make in Charlotte.
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