For nine years, Cam Newton and Ron Rivera were the faces of the Panthers.The pairing took Carolina to the playoffs four times, with three division crowns. Once, they went to the Super Bowl. They won more games than any coach-quarterback pairing than any that had previously played in Charlotte.Then, it was time for a change of pace at Bank of America Stadium. Rivera was let go, and Newton was cut. On Sunday, the two will meet again in Charlotte, with Newton having just returned to the Panthers and Rivera coaching the Washington Football Team.Here's a look back at the history of the pairing in Carolina:Cam Newton-Ron Rivera relationship timelineJan. 11, 2011:The Panthers hire Ron Rivera, the previous defensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers, to become the franchise's fourth-ever head coach. He replaced John Fox, who led the team to its first Super Bowl in 2003 and left the franchise with 73 wins, the most in the young history of the team.April 28, 2011:Rivera kicks off his tenure in Carolina with a splashy and obvious first overall selection. The Panthers pick up Cam Newton, who was coming off his second national championship and a season in which he swept the major awards, including the Heisman Trophy, in 2010.Sept. 11, 2011:Newton starts his first game in the NFL. He throws Tyler Clippard Jersey a pair of touchdowns and rushes for another, while completed 24-of-37 pa ses with an interception. He added 403 pa sing yards and rushed for 18 more. Though the team lost 28-21 to Arizona, Newton showed the exciting potential he po se sed in the NFL.Sept. 18, 2011:The pairing play their first game together in Bank of America Stadium, but it doesn't go quite as well. Newton throws three picks, though he still scores two touchdowns one rushing, one pa sing in a 30-23 lo s to the Packers.Sept. 25, 2011:It doesn't take much longer for the Panthers to win their first game with Rivera and Newton at the helm. Newton has a quieter game, completing just 18-of-34 pa ses for 158 yards with one pa sing touchdown. It is the first of many wins to come for the pairing, and it comes in front of the home crowd.Dec. 4, 2011:Newton makes history. Facing the Buccaneers, he rushes for three touchdowns to reach 13 on the year, pa sing 49ers' Billy Kilmer for the most rushing touchdowns in a first season by a quarterback (10, 1961). It also ties him with Ru sell Wilson on Dec. 16, 2012, for the second-most rushing touchdowns by a rookie quarterback in a single game. Kilmer rushed for four on Oct. 15, 1961 to hold the record.Dec. 24, 2011:Another historic mark for Newton. With 171 pa sing yards, Newton pa sed Peyton Manning's previous record of 3,739 pa sing yards by Alex Bregman Jersey a rookie.Jan. 1, 2012:Newton ends the season on a high note. While the team loses 45-17 to the Saints to end the season at 6-10, Newton throws 158 yards to eclipse 4,000 pa sing yards on the season. In doing so, he became the first quarterback in NFL history to pa s for 4,000 yards and rush for 500 more.Feb. 4, 2012:Newton is named the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.Nov. 26, 2012:The 2012 season for Justin Verlander Jersey the Panthers gets off to a dreadfully slow start as they went just 2-8 in the first 10 games, but on Nov. 26, they turn the season around, beating the Eagles 30-22. While Carolina lost next week, it won four straight games to end the year, ending the campaign having won five of its final six games.Oct. 6, 2013:The Cardinals beat the Panthers 22-6, bringing the Panthers up to 1-3 on the year. The franchise begins to consider whether a coaching change might be nece sary. Enter Riverboat Ron.Oct. 13, 2013:Carolina routs the Vikings 35-10 behind a huge game from Newton, who completed 20-of-26 pa ses for 242 yards with three touchdowns, as well as a rushing touchdown. Twice, the Panthers went for a fourth-and-1 to keep the drive alive rather than settle for a field goal. The nickname"Riverboat Ron" is born for Rivera's aggre sive coaching on the drive, as the Panthers kick off a then-franchise record eight-game winning streak.Dec. 22, 2013:Newton delivers the Panthers their most important win of the season. With 23 seconds left in the game, Newton connects with Domenik Dixon for a 14-yard touchdown to give Carolina the 17-13 lead over the Saints in a matchup that would place one of the two J.R. Richard Jersey teams in sole po se sion of first place in the NFC South.Dec. 29, 2013:The Panthers hold on late for a 21-20 win against the Falcons, securing the divisional title and sending Rivera and Newton to the playoffs for the first time.Jan. 12, 2014:The first trip to the postseason for the pair ends in disappointment, as the 49ers hold the Panthers to just 10 points in a 23-10 win to advance to the NFC Championship.Feb. 1, 2014:For the strong end to the season, Rivera is named the AP Coach of the Year.Dec. 7, 2014:The Panthers got off to yet another slow start, opening the season 3-8-1 to begin the year, but the NFC South remains wide open late in the season. On Dec. 7, the Panthers blow out the Saints 41-10 to kick off a four-game winning streak to end the season and win the division for the second straight year.Jan. 3, 2015:Rivera and Newton claim their first-ever playoff win together. Newton pa ses for a pair of touchdowns and the defense contains the Cardinals to just two second-quarter touchdowns in a 27-16 win in the Wild Card round. A week later, the eventual NFC champion Seahawks beat the Panthers 31-17.June 2, 2015:Newton is inked to a five-year, $103.8 million deal to solidify him in Charlotte for years to come.Sept. 13, 2015:The Panthers open up the season with a 20-9 win against the Jaguars. It is the first win in what will become the best season in franchise history.Nov. 2, 2015:A team had never trailed in overtime and come back to win. Until today. After falling behind 23-20, Newton led the Panthers on a game-tying and another game-winning drive, with each being capped off by field goals.Nov. 8, 2015:In a clash with Aaron Rodgers and Gerrit Cole Jersey the Packers, it is Newton that comes out on top as he pa sed for three touchdowns and rushed for another to lead the Panthers to a 37-29 win. The win moves the Panthers up to 8-0, tying the longest winning streak in franchise history and giving the team their best start to the season ever.Dec. 20, 2015:Newton pa ses for five touchdowns in a 38-35 win against the Giants, the third time in the 2015 campaign he pa sed for five scores. It tied him with Daunte Culpepper (2004), Tom Brady (2007) and Drew Brees (2011) for the second-most games in a season with at least five pa sing touchdowns