Former Washington Football Team head coach Jay Gruden interviewed down in Carolina on Tuesday.
Per Joe Person of The Athletic, Gruden interviewed with the Panthers for their vacant offensive coordinator position earlier in the day.
This is another coach with play-calling experience that head coach Matt Rhule has interviewed. Rhule interviewed Cowboys consultant Ben McAdoo this week as well.
Rhule has also interviewed Klint Kubiak, Mike Groh, and Scottie Montgomery for the position.
Gruden coached the WFT from 2014-19 and only took them to the playoffs once. That came in 2015 when they went 9-7.
In his five other seasons as head coach, Washington also finished above .500 once (8-7-1, 2016). He finished 35-49-1 overall.
After he was fired out of Washington, he was the Jaguars offensive coordinator in 2020. He was then let go and has been out of football for the last year.
It's unknown when Carolina will make its decision but the team knows that its offense needs to be better in 2022.