Originally posted on Cat Crave  |  Last updated 1/23/12
Well now that the season is over it’s time for Carolina to shift their focus to offseason needs. The Panthers are coming off of a much-improved 6-10 season, which saw them play extremely competitive and take the lead in 14 of 16 games. Through that process it was clear the Panthers had found their franchise quarterback in rookie Cam Newton, but there are still other missing pieces that need to be added in order for this team to reach there full potential. The Thomas Davis Situation One of the first offseason issues the Panthers should address is the contract situation with Thomas Davis. Davis is coming off of his third knee surgery and is definitely not going to draw any big money offers from other teams around the league. However, Davis has made it clear that he wants to try to play again and would like to continue his career as a Carolina Panther. The Panthers could sign him to a contract that leaves them with little risk. Something like a 1-year/ $1 million dollar deal. That way ...
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