The Carolina Panthers officially closed the sale of the franchise with David Tepper on Monday.
“I am thrilled to begin this new era of Carolina Panthers football and am humbled by the overwhelming excitement and support for the team," Tepper said. "On behalf of the fans and myself, I thank Jerry Richardson for bringing the team to the Carolinas and for entrusting me with its future. Winning is the most important thing both on the field and in the community, and I am committed to winning a Super Bowl championship together. I look forward to being part of the Panthers’ family and to supporting this flourishing region.”
The Panthers also announced that Chief Operating Officer Tina Becker has resigned. Becker has been with the organization since 1999, serving as the COO since December 2017. There is no immediate replacement for the position.
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