The Carolina Panthers have signed two of their 2013 draft picks, coming to terms with defensive lineman Kawann Short and guard Edmund Kugbila on four-year deals. Both should get a great chance at playing time this season and will be heading into camp this summer in solid competitions; Short against Dwan Edwards and Kugbila against Geoff Hangartner.
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Here’s a running list of the days transactions and visits.
Panthers sign second-round pick DT Kawann Short to a four-year contract.
Panthers sign fourth-round pick G Edmund Kugbila to a four-year contract.
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Ron Rivera didn't anticipate the Carolina Panthers would use their first two draft picks on defensive tackles.
Then again, he didn't expect Purdue's Kawann Short would be there in the middle of the second round.
Rivera says the Panthers had a first-round grade on Short, so when he fell to the 44th spot overall they wasted no time turning in their pick - even after taking...
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May 11, 2013
2.12 Carolina Panthers Kawann Short, DT, Purdue (6-2⅞, 299)
With the twelfth selection (44th overall) in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers select defensive tackle Kawann Short from Purdue. Short had the talent and production in his college career to be a first round pick, but it was his motor that made him fall to day two. Over his years at Purdue...
The Carolina Panthers came into the weekend with five picks (14, 44, 108, 148, 182) looking to upgrade their offensive/defensive line, wide receiver, and safety positions. Although they did not succeed entirely in addressing all their needs, the Panthers are hoping that their risky gamble of drafting two bonafide defensive line bulldozers, Star Lotulelei (Round 1, Pick 14) and...