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Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman after four seasons

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The Carolina Panthers have fired general manager Dave Gettleman after four seasons, the team announced.

“After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave Gettleman of his duties as general manager,” owner Jerrt Richardson said in a statement. “I want to thank Dave for the role he played in our success over the past four seasons. While the timing of this decision is not ideal, a change is needed.”

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The Panthers finished first in the NFC South in three of Gettleman's four seasons with the team. The Panthers won the NFC Championship in 2015,

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