Ron Rivera: Panthers Would ‘Be Interested’ In DeSean Jackson


Philly’s loss could save the Carolna Panthers upcoming season.

Panthers head coach Ron Rivera jumped at the chance to tell USA Today that his club would definitely be interested in DeSean Panthers.

“We’d be interested,” coach Ron Rivera told “He’s an intriguing player and we’ll take a look at him. I just got word and this is surprising to hear. He’s an explosive player who has great vertical speed and is strong going to the ball.”

The Panthers have signed Jerricho Cotchery and Tiquan Underwood but still need a No. 1 wide receiver. Jackson ranked seventh among all NFL wide receivers last season, according to,