FILE - This Oct. 7, 2012 file photo shows Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney watching the Panthers warm up before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Charl

 

              FILE - This Oct. 7, 2012 file photo shows Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney watching the Panthers warm up before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Charl
FILE - This Oct. 7, 2012 file photo shows Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney watching the Panthers warm up before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers have fired Hurney following the team's 1-5 start this season. Panthers owner Jerry Richardson says in release that it was an "extremely difficult decision" and that "Marty made every effort to bring success to the Panthers and took the team to a Super Bowl and two NFC championship games." (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)