4 key traits head coach Frank Reich brings to the Carolina Panthers

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Frank Reich brings leadership to the Carolina Panthers

It was a remarkable turnaround for the Carolina Panthers under Steve Wilks. This stemmed from professional coaching methods and exceptional leadership that got everyone associated with the organization pulling in the same direction.

For all Matt Rhule’s big talk, it was something he could never accomplish. Wilks is no longer around, obviously, but Frank Reich is another renowned leader of men that can continue his good work moving forward.

Being a former quarterback means Reich was used to leadership long before he began coaching. This experience served him well during a quick surge up the ladder en route to becoming a head coach, which should get everyone onside in Carolina despite their love for Wilks.

According to Will Kunkel of FOX Charlotte, around 10-15 established players were informed of Reich’s hiring and the reasons behind it. Although difficult, they were in full support and this should stand the Panthers in good stead next season.

Reich’s credentials command instant respect. Once he firmly establishes his leadership traits upon meeting the players, everything should be pretty smooth sailing.

Nobody will forget the job Wilks did as head coach. Even if wasn’t enough for the Panthers and team owner David Tepper to give him the permanent keys to the kingdom.