Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, promoted Steve Wilks, right, to defensive coordinator two days after Sean McDermott was hired as Buffalo’s head coach.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, promoted Steve Wilks, right, to defensive coordinator two days after Sean McDermott was hired as Buffalo’s head coach. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, left, promoted Steve Wilks, right, to defensive coordinator two days after Sean McDermott was hired as Buffalo’s head coach. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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