The Panthers are still waiting to see if their trade of former first-round pick Jeff Otah to the Jets goes through, but they've clearly moved on without him.
If Otah doesn't pass the Jets physical by Tuesday's deadline, he'd revert to the Panthers, but they think there's enough interest league-wide that they can move him elsewhere if need be. The Panthers got a conditional seventh-round pick from the Jets in exchange, with the condition being that he passed their physical.
The Jets are still expected to give him a chance to pass, considering they're hoping to find competition for Wayne Hunter at right tackle.
But the fact is, the Panthers were merely sick of waiting for Otah to get well. The mammoth blocker was good when he was on the field, but knee and conditioning problems made that a sometimes thing, as he played just four games the last two seasons.
Now the Panthers are working through a plethora of options at the position.
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