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Carolina Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman

Just two years removed from a Super Bowl appearance, the Carolina Panthers chose to fire general manager Dave Gettleman.Hiring Beane effectively removed him as an option for the Panthers and with Panthers team President Danny Morrison resigning in February, there is a notable dearth of leadership at the top for the Carolina club owned by Jerry Richardson.The moves came less than two weeks before the Panthers training camp starts. He has been a part of seven Super Bowl appearances during his decorated tenure. “I want to thank Dave for the role he played in our success over the past four seasons”.This July, Gettleman again finds himself involved in a sudden change of direction, but this time, he’s the one being let go. Carolina became the first team in NFC South history to win the division title in consecutive years.Gettleman made some business decisions that were unpopular with fans after taking over for Marty Hurney in 2013.Despite those pleas, some of which got awfully intense, Norman is only entering the second year of a five-year contract with the Redskins and should remain in the Burgundy and Gold for a while.Josh Norman and Steve Smith, who also left Carolina with a bad taste in their mouths, tweeted their approval as well, Norman via emojis and Smith with a taunting photo.”I don’t feel bitter at all”, Williams said at the time, per WBTV.