Defensive backs coach Curtis Fuller of the Carolina Panthers resigned this week following an investigation into complaints of inappropriate conduct, the workforce launched on Friday.
The Charlotte Observer reported that Fuller, 39, who joined the Panthers as a coaching assistant in 2013, despatched inappropriate texts and emails to an unknown number of female workers members.
“After approaching Coach Fuller with the findings of an investigation into complaints of inappropriate conduct, we accepted his resignation,” Panthers spokesperson Steven Drummond said in a press launch to NFL.com. “The Panthers are deeply devoted to creating positive a protected, cozy and numerous work environment the place all folks, regardless of intercourse, race, coloration, religion, gender, or sexual identification or orientation, are dealt with fairly and equally.”
A provide instructed the Observer that the quantity of communications, pretty than their content material materials, was the primary state of affairs.
Fuller was a fourth-round draft select of the Seattle Seahawks out of TCU in 2001 and carried out safety for parts of three seasons with the Seahawks, Inexperienced Bay Packers and Panthers, and had earlier educating experience with the Packers, Oakland Raiders and Tennessee Titans.
Panthers majority proprietor Jerry Richardson launched he was selling the workforce in December after the league took over an investigation wanting into allegations of workplace misconduct in opposition to him.
Richardson, 81, stays beneath NFL investigation.