Source: Panthers to promote Ken Dorsey to quarterbacks coach
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jan 24, 2013
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is expected to hire Ken Dorsey, one of the team’s pro scouts, as his quarterbacks coach, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Coach Ron Rivera is expected to hire Ken Dorsey, one of the team’s pro scouts, as his quarterbacks coach, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. In fact, when the lockout ended and the Panthers hired Dorsey as an advance scout, the Panthers legitimately were nervous about potential allegations that Dorsey had been working directly on behalf of the Panthers during the lockout. Regardless, it worked. Dorsey takes the role offensive coordinator Mike Shula previously held. Dorsey, 31, joined the scouting department two years ago after working with former Panthers quarterback Chris Weinke at IMG Academy, where they trained Cam Newton during the lockout before Newton’s rookie season. The Carolina Panthers have promoted from within to fill yet another position on their coaching staff. Rivera talked to Turner: Rivera said Tuesday he reached out to Norv Turner about becoming his offensive coordinator, but the wheels were already in motion that would take Turner to Cleveland as part of Rob Chudzinski’s Browns’ staff.