Carolina Panthers line of defense coach Sam Mills III added a recent accountability to his duties.
Mills will now wait on as a game management coach to support head coach Ron Rivera “clock management, replay challenges and other situational soccer prognosis,” the Panthers equipped Wednesday. Coming into his 15th season with the Panthers’ coaching crew, alongside with the final eight as a line of defense coach, Mills offers loads of recordsdata to abet Rivera.
“Sam sees the game from a assorted level of view,” Rivera said in an announcement, by task of the Panthers’ official online online page. “He’s very attracted to how the league operates, how the game operates. By that I mean he’s a man that pays attention to the foundations, he pays attention to replay and he understands time management and rating management.”
Rivera lately said the significance of evolving as a crew, and Mills’ additional characteristic is a step in that direction. An assistant helping out a head coach with in-game tasks is came exact thru spherical the league, with Bob Sutton’s hiring as a senior defensive assistant in Atlanta a present example. Additionally, Rivera comes from the Andy Reid tree, and Reid has in most cases brought in susceptible coaches to wait on as consultants through the years, alongside with passe Nevada head coach Chris Ault to abet out with the offense and Brad Childress as a spread game analyst.
The Panthers additionally named Everette Brown as assistant linebackers coach and Ben Jacobs as assistant special groups coach.