Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 5/13/13
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The schemes were basic and the competition merely a shell of whats to come, but the Panthers were pleased with what they saw out of their five drafted rookies this weekend in their rookie mini-camp. Our draft picks really came in and showed well. Very pleased with some of the quickness that we saw from the defensive tackles, head coach Ron Rivera said. Thought Edmund Kugbila did a nice job. A.J. Klein looked good, and Kenjon Barner moved around very well. The five guys that we drafted showed up in good shape ready to go, so was real pleased with that." For the two defensive tackles Star Lotulelei and Kawann Short, who came off the board to the Panthers with their first two picks, the weekend was more about establishing chemistry in what the Panthers are hoping becomes a long-standing working tandem. Familiarity, Rivera answered succinctly when asked what he was looking for out of the defensive tackles. When you draft guys like that, you have the opportunity to ...
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