Graham Gano

AP Source: Panthers part ways with special teams coordinator

There has been another coaching shake-up with the Carolina Panthers.

The Panthers have parted ways with special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey, said a person familiar with the situation. The team has promoted Chase Blackburn to take McGaughey's place after his contract was not renewed.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the news.

The Charlotte Observer was first to report the news.

McGaughey is the second coordinator to leave since the end of the season.

Carolina abruptly fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula two days after the season and replaced him with Norv Turner...