The Panthers have lost a couple of backfield contributors to division rivals this offseason. Fullback Alex Armah has signed with the Saints, while backup running back Mike Davis joined the Falcons on a two-year, $5.5 million deal.
The Carolina Panthers are not done at cornerback. Even after signing veteran A.J. Bouye to a steal of a two-year, $7 million deal, the team has continued showing interest in some of this year’s cornerback prospects.
Head coach Matt Rhule didn’t name Sam Darnold the Panthers’ starting quarterback during his press availability on Monday. But it’s common knowledge that Carolina acquired Darnold last week to replace Teddy Bridgewater as the team’s QB 1.
On Monday, the Carolina Panthers officially introduced to their latest project, er, quarterback—Sam Darnold. And through much of his presser, the former third overall pick couldn’t be more clear about his excitement for a fresh start with a new organization.
Gerald McCoy wants to keep playing, but to keep playing, the defensive tackle has to find a team to want him. McCoy’s agent, Ben Dogra, told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that a few teams are keeping a close eye on McCoy’s rehab.
As the draft approaches, cornerback continues to be a need area for the Cowboys. While they re-signed Jourdan Lewis this offseason, the Cowboys received interest from multiple veterans with more experience.
Round 1, Pick 8: OT Rashawn Slater (Northwestern) The Panthers could pursue another quarterback through the draft, but I believe that they made their bed when they traded for Sam Darnold, so they should lie in it.
Each day leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft, we will take a look at prospects that should be on the Carolina Panthers' radar. We will look at roughly eleven prospects per round to give a better idea of potential draftees beyond just the first round.