Tom Pelissero reports that the Panthers are not close to offering their GM position to anyone amidst multiple NFL investigations.

However, Pelissero adds that the Panthers interviewed Lake Dawson a second time and view him as a “strong candidate” for the position.

Last night, Jason La Canfora reported the Panthers’ decision regarding their next GM could come quickly and the expectation is that they will end up hiring an outside candidate. La Canfora added that the NFL office watching this situation closely.