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    Carolina Panthers coach, Ron Rivera, Photoshopped as a riverboat gambler.
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Project Description
Inspired by the nickname "Riverboat Ron" and the Carolina Panthers' recent success during the 2013-2014 NFL season, I used Adobe Photoshop to create this image of Panthers head coach, Ron Rivera, dressed as a riverboat gambler.
 
Rivera was given the nickname "Riverboat Ron" after showing the instincts of a riverboat gambler when he successfully went for it on fourth-and-1 twice on the first series of a 35-10 victory at Minnesota on Oct. 13.
 
Popularity
I originally posted this picture to a Panthers' fan page, reddit.com/r/panthers/. It exploded on the Internet in the following days after Rivera's daughter, Courtney, posted it on Instagram and it later turned into a Twitter post.
 
The image was featured in articles on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and The Charlotte Observer. Monday Night Football requested permission to show Riverboat Ron during the 11/18/2013 Panthers vs. Patriots game.
 
Bold Prediction
I have 100% faith that this image will help propel the Panthers into the Super Bowl.
 
Clipping from ESPN article
Monday Night Football graphic.
Courtney Rivera's Instagram post of Riverboat Ron image.