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2010 Carolina Draft Players

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Jimmy Clausen- QB, ND

- Highlights

- 2008 highlights

- 2007 highlights

- 2008 Bowl game

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Marty-Hurney-on-Jimmy-Clausen/c6387ca5-434f-4300-ab54-179702d7cf82 - Hurney on Clausen

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Jimmy-Clausen-Interview/eaa6dfa1-1589-4ce2-a173-60f373a445c6 - Panthers.com Interview.

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=5132257 - Discussion on SC on if Clausen can start right away.

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=5130916 - ESPN discussion on the Pick.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/danpatrick/listenlive.player.html?file=http://ht.cdn.turner.com/si/danpatrick/audio/2010/04/19/DP-Jimmy_Clausen-04-19-10_Interview.mp3 - pre draft interview with Dan Patrick

http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcsouth/post/_/id/9798/clausen-could-mean-less-for-moore - Espn article by Pat Y.

http://msn.foxsports.com/video/NFL?vid=b87ccb4e-b690-4c78-a536-4abcf92dcbcf&from=foxsports/nfl/moresports - from foxsports on the Panthers taking Clausen and other picks on the second day of the draft.

http://www.nfl.com/draft/story?id=09000d5d817c072b&template=with-video-with-comments&confirm=true - NFL.com article

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/23/1395764/panthers-use-rare-early-pick-to.html - Charlotte Observer article on Clausen.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/23/1395215/meet-jimmy-clausen.html - Observer Photos

http://blogs.charlotte.com/panthers/2010/04/watch-jimmy-clausen-intervew-with-jon-gruden.html - Jon Gruden Interviewing Clausen - Pre draft.

http://walterfootball.com/draftinterview_jimmyclausen.php - pre draft interview.

http://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/nc-news/92008279.html - fox-charlotte interview.

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-player-interviews/09000d5d816a1ce0/Jimmy-Clausen-pre-combine-interview -Pre combine interview.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/redskinsinsider/nfl-draft/jimmy-clausen-defends-his-repu.html - Washington Post article.

http://www.derp/2010/4/23/1440138/panthers-pick-is-in-at-48 - draft article

http://www.carolinagrowl.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=462:column-drafting-two-quality-qbs-is-proof-panthers-arent-100-percent-sold-on-moore&catid=1:articles - Camp battle article about Pike and Clausen being drafted.

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=jc-clausenpanthers042310 - tumble in draft benefiting Clausen article.

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Jimmy-Clausen-waits-through-47-picks-to-hear-his?urn=nfl,236395 - yahoo draft article.

http://www.examiner.com/x-38360-Carolina-Panthers-Examiner~y2010m4d24-Panthers-pick-Jimmy-Clausen - article on drop in draft...

Brandon LaFell - WR, LSU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYCjP8cqe1w - Highlights

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Brandon-LaFell-Armanti-Edwards-Presser/77807b9b-0b7b-4439-837c-85853e019615 - Presser for him and Edwards

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Marty-Hurney-on-Brandon-LaFell-Armanti-Edwards/585a62af-ec3c-4ca0-9de3-80e9c26c2125 - Hurney on LaFell and Edwards

http://www.cbssports.com/video/player/play/videos/QiQT_qd34Gq8zKzWiz5_Xlgdraomme9J - Highlight video from CBSsports

- pre draft interview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EVTCv8Iag0 - Highlights showing his blocking ability.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/25/1397423/lafell-knows-blocking-is-key-to.html - Charlotte Observer article on LaFell and Blocking at the WR spot.

http://blog.taragana.com/sports/2010/04/24/brandon-lafell-goes-to-carolina-panthers-96278/ - Article on LaFell being drafted.

http://www.derp/2010/4/23/1440431/the-panthers-pick-is-in-at-78 - draft article

http://www.nola.com/lsu/index.ssf/2010/04/lsu_football_brandon_la.html*- article on draft

Armanti Edwards - WR, APP St.

- Highlights

- Highlights

His presser is above with LaFell's.

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Armanti-Edwards-One-on-One/ee5d01af-1dfd-45e9-b953-829b33c987e3 - Interview with Panthers.com

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Armanti-Edwards-Interview/cb7762cb-acc8-44c7-92a8-9e5bc49ca56b - Interview

http://www.indexjournal.com/articles/2010/04/24/sports/b042510%20edwards.txt - Article on Edwards being drafted.

http://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/nc-news/92007914.html - Interview with Fox Charlotte.

http://armantiedwards.com/ - personal website.

http://www.derp/2010/4/23/1440431/the-panthers-pick-is-in-at-78 - draft article

http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2010/apr/25/edwards-glad-hell-be-playing-near-home/ - on playing close to home.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/24/1395738/panthers-draft-edwards-as-wide.html - being drafted as a WR/returner.

http://www.heraldonline.com/2010/04/24/2115788/edwards-set-as-wr.html - on being a WR in the NFL.

Eric Norwood - OLB/DE, SC

- Highlights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0W1Li0qXI - Highlights

http://www.panthers.com/schedule/nfl-draft-2010.html - Fox and Hurney on the final day of the draft. This video is all they have up for the later players.

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Eric-Norwood-Interview/d1248b40-a30d-4c1b-bf45-0f4c4dd239c9 - Panthers.com interview

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/24/1396456/panthers-pick-norwood-south-carolina.html - Observer Article on Norwood being picked by the Panthers.

http://sports.news.sc/2010/04/24/usc-gamecock-eric-norwood-taken-by-carolina-panthers-in-nfl-draft/ - Article on Norwood being drafted.

http://www.derp/2010/4/24/1441442/panthers-trade-pick-then-draft - draft article

http://www.thestate.com/2010/04/23/1257650/norwood-drafted.html?RSS=local - article on fit with the Panthers.

http://www.wltx.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=86656&catid=4 - draft article

http://www.goupstate.com/article/20100424/NEWS/100429798 - Draft Article

Greg hardy - DE, Ole Miss

- Spring practice video on Hardy.

- this is just from one game. 2007 against Alabama.

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Greg-Hardy-Interview/0730dc20-67de-45e3-a202-08f6c6fb8cb5 - Interview

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/apr/25/panthers-choose-hardy/ - article on being drafted.

http://www.derp/2010/4/24/1441745/panthers-2010-6th-round-draft-pick - draft article.

David Gettis - WR, Baylor

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/David-Gettis-Interview/66aa2692-13b4-4ddd-b3e4-a15f45098bbc - interview

- Against Wake

http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/04/24/2140299/drafted-by-panthers-baylors-david.html - draft article

http://www.wect.com/global/story.asp?s=12369307 - draft article

http://www.wacotrib.com/sports/baylor/Baylor-WR-Gettis-going-home-to-Carolina-in-NFL-Draft.html - draft article about playing near his home town.

http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/32398094/ns/sports-nfl/ - Draft article

Tony Pike - QB Cinci

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Tony-Pike-Interview/d75e47be-ec93-4c7c-b106-cfcdab508c02 - interview

- highlights

http://www.wbtv.com/global/story.asp?s=12370480 - draft article

Jordan Pugh - DB/S, Texas A&M

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Jordan-Pugh-Interview/6d8d4a5f-269a-46c5-86e8-0330c47252fd - interview

R.J. Stanford - CB, Utah

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/RJ-Stanford-Interview/c5ca50d4-0320-4172-ac8e-e52c0b142fd2 - interview

Robert McClain - DB, Connecticut

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/audio/Robert-McClain-Interview/ba2619e3-9d09-42a8-bc2c-7b59a6c03819 - Interview

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Had to move some stuff to a second post.

Overview of all the picks from the Charlotte Observer.


Highlights -

— Poor WR Brandon LaFell.

When the Panthers took Clausen early and Edwards late, he became the forgotten man.

But he has a chance to have a big role here, and early.

Given Dwayne Jarrett's stubborn refusal to catch a job they threw forcefully at him the last two years, LaFell will have a chance to get a uniform on Sundays if not a starting job quickly.

Article on the day 3 players selected.


Article on Edwards and LaFell being at the stadium today to meet with the coaches.


http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/24/1396966/panthers-day-3-picks-player-capsules.html - Charlotte Observer article on day 3 picks.

NFL.com article on the QB battle about to happen in Carolina. Mainly about the Clausen and Pike draft picks.


Charlotte Observer Article on Camp battle between Moore, Pike and Clausen.


Yahoo sports article on the draft fortunes of The Golden Calf of Bristol and Clausen.


Clausen's potential fantasy value


Article on LaFell and Edwards


Article about Panthers draft


Draft grades






Scouting Profiles

Jimmy Clausen


Brandon Lafell


Armanti Edwards


Eric Norwood


Greg Hardy


David Gettis


Tony Pike


R.J. Standford


Robert McClain


The last two are just stats, everything else is an actual report.

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Draft thoughts

My Take on the Panthers draft.

Clausen - 2nd best qb in the draft and the Most NFL ready QB in the draft. Easily could be a top 5 QB in 2-3 years. Strong arm, very accurate passer on short - medium throws. Good Accuracy on long throws. Clausen can make all the throws an NFL qb needs to make. Wind up on long passes is a bit strange and puts a lot of torque on his body.

LaFell - Has Good size at 6-3, 215 with decent speed at a 4.5. Tough physical player who uses his body well to shield DB's. Great blocker in the run game. Should develop into a #1 WR in the NFL in a few Years.

Edwards - Project pick that both Fox and Hurney wanted to get, Amazing athlete with great 4.2 - 4.4 speed. Should get time on ST and in Wildcat formations in year 1.

Norwood - Great edge rusher with experience playing both DE and OLB. Decent - good coverage skills and should be excellent in blitzing the QB either from the DE or OLB spot. Has a chance to compete in camp for the SLB starting spot.

Hardy - Great size and pass rush ability...6-5 280 with good speed. Some questions about effort and motor...should only see time on 3rd down passing situations in rookie year.

Gettis - Another Project pick at WR for the Panthers. Great size and Speed at 6-3 217 4.39/4.4 speed. Great athlete and has a chance to develop into a #1 WR in the NFL, should be at least a great Slot option. Major issue is he tries to catch the ball with his body too much, but he did show major improvement throughout the last college season.

The trio of Cb's taken in late in the draft fill a need if Marshall doesn't come back to Carolina. They battle each other in camp and the best 1 wins the dime spot this season and a shot at starter next year. I think they plan on keeping the Captin at the Nickel spot.

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Updated with more Highlight videos on Clausen, Hardy, Norwood and LaFell.

Also an article from Panthers.com on day 3 players selected.

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Give the man some rep people :)

That would be nice....lol

Also about that sig.....

I know other people have brought this up, but I believe you'll be removing that Sig here soon. lol

Thanks for the Sticky for the thread Kurb

If anyone wants the scouting reports or anything like that...just ask and I'll profile them in the post below it.

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That would be nice....lol

Also about that sig.....

I know other people have brought this up, but I believe you'll be removing that Sig here soon. lol

If anyone wants the scouting reports or anything like that...just ask and I'll profile them in the post below it.

Thanks for saving all of us people too lazy for google! :D

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Updated more articles and discussions on Clausen being taken by the panthers. Also added scouting reports and my take on the Panthers draft.

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Updated with a few more bits of info on Clausen. Plus added the infamous Gruden interview to the list.

Added an article on LaFell and Norwood from the Observer.

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