Panthers owner David Tepper appears to throw a drink at fans

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper was caught on video during Sunday’s 26-0 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, apparently throwing a drink in the direction of Jaguars fans from his outdoor suite at EverBank Stadium .

The video was posted on social media on Sunday.

The incident appeared to occur with about three minutes left after an interception by quarterback Bryce Young, who was so frustrated after a sack early in the game that he threw a tablet onto the sideline.

A Panthers spokesman declined to comment. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league is “aware of the video” and “has no further comment at this time.”

It came in a loss that ended Carolina’s streak of 342 games (dating back to 2002) without being eliminated.

It came on a day when the Panthers (2-14) ensured they would have the worst record in the NFL, giving the Chicago Bears (owners of the Carolina team) the first pick in the 2024 draft.

Carolina traded two first-round picks and top receiver DJ Moore to the Bears in April to move from ninth to first to select Young. Shortly after the draft, Tepper told a group of fans at Bank of America Stadium that Young would lead the Panthers to the “Super Bowls.”

Little has gone well since then. Young has ranked as one of the worst quarterbacks statistically in the NFL. Weeks ago, the Panthers were assured of their sixth consecutive losing season since Tepper paid $2.75 billion for the organization in 2018.

Tepper has fired three in-season head coaches since 2019, including Frank Reich after a 1-10 start this season and Matt Rhule after a 1-4 start last season.

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