On The Prowl 4/8: Ron Rivera on CNBC's Squawk Box

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RIVERA ON SQUAK BOX:Head coach Ron Rivera joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to talk about what he learned during the Panthers' successful 2015 campaign and how he is preparing for next season. "One of the biggest things I learned is that we have a great locker room, a great culture," Rivera said. "The players take ownership. It has been tremendous to see how the players have taken over that locker room." Rivera says he has several trusted captains who have helped build a culture of respect and accountability. WATCH VIDEO

PANTHERS SIGN DT LOVE, P PALARDY: The Panthers signed veteran defensive tackle Kyle Love to a one-year deal this week. Love, who became an unrestricted free agent when the new league year began March 9, rejoins the team that signed him as a free agent late in the 2014 season. Love played in two regular season games and one postseason game in 2014, then he developed into a key rotational player this past season. Carolina also added competition to their punting situation Monday by signing Michael Palardy to a one-year contract. READ MORE

LOVE FILM BREAKDOWN: What kind of impact does Kyle Love have on the defensive line? Panthers Insider Mike Craft breaks down the film to see why the veteran is so good at stopping the run. WATCH VIDEO

PANTHERS MAKE TOP 20 GAMES LIST: Two unforgettable wins made NFL.com's 'top games of 2015' list: the Panthers' week 13 win in New Orleans was No. 9 on the list and Carolina's Week 6 victory over Seattle was ranked the No. 2 game of the 2015 season. 

DRAFT DAY TRADE?Could the Panthers trade up in the draft? Will Carolina appear in a record number of primetime games this season? Find out in Bryan Strickland's latest mailbag. READ MORE

EPL PLAYER EYES NFL CAREER: Leicester City defender and Panthers fan Christian Fuchs would like to pursue a career as an NFL kicker. READ MORE

FILM REVIEW WITH TRE BOSTON: Safety Tre Boston joins Panthers TV and host Kevin Donnalley to analyze plays from the 2015 season. WATCH VIDEO

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UNC QB INSPIRED BY CAM NEWTON:Charlotte native Marquise Williams won't be at the top of the draft like Cam Newton was, but he is at the top of his game thanks in part to Newton.READ MORE**

BREAKOUT CANDIDATES: Alex Helms of Cat Crave highlights three players who could have breakout seasons in 2016. READ MORE

MOCK DRAFT REPORT 5.0: New first-round targets make the cut this week at defensive end, safety and running back. READ MORE

PRESEASON OPPONENTS SET:Panthers will open with trips to Baltimore and Tennessee before returning home to face New England and Pittsburgh. READ MORE

View photos of the Panthers' 2016 preseason opponents.

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