Thomson ReutersMay 7, 2013 12:21
NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT
Coming into the 2013 NFL Draft, the Panthers could've been looking at filling a number of needs. They have a suspect offensive line, they could use another playmaking receiver, they've been weak for years at defensive tackle and their secondary is a mess.
But instead of ticking off the "needs" box, Dave Gettleman followed through with the "best player available" approach he said he'd use during his first draft as an NFL general manager.