About Inside the Panthers

Joe Person covers the Carolina Panthers for the Charlotte Observer.

Person has 18 years of sports writing experience, with previous stops in Huntington, W.Va.; Macon, Ga.; and Columbia, S.C. As the Atlanta correspondent for The Macon Telegraph, he covered the Atlanta Falcons' only Super Bowl appearance during the 1998 season. He spent the past eight years covering South Carolina's football program. Joe played football at William & Mary, where he was a teammate of Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs and Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

Jonathan Jones covers the Carolina Panthers for the Observer.

Jones has eight years of writing experience. He wrote in Chapel Hill for Carolina Blue Magazine before joining the Observer. He covered UNC athletics for four years.