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Carolina Panthers Wide Receiver Thread

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I have some questions for you guys concerning our wide outs.

1. How many wide outs do you think the Panthers will carry this year?

2. Who are the wide outs that you think will make the roster this year?

3. What do you think the wide receiver depth chart will look like this year?

The reason I am asking these questions is because of all of the uncertainty regarding the position after Steve Smith.

Here is what we really have regarding each player...

1. Steve Smith- Number one wide out on the roster, no questions asked.

2. Legedu Naane- For right now, he is the number two wide out on the roster.

3. David Gettis- We don't really know what is going on with Gettis' injury situation, but from reports; it doesn't look good (If Gettis is out for a significant amount it should open up an opportunity for another wide out).

4. Brandon LaFell- He could be pushed by Armanti Edwards for playing time this year.

5. Armanti Edwards- Edwards is pushing every wide out on the roster not named Steve Smith, and should see some time on the field this year.

6. Kealoha Pilares- Worst case scenario, the Panthers store Pilares on the practice squad. Best case scenario, Pilares turns into the new Steve Smith in a few years.

7. David Clowney- Clowney is really impressing in camp, and is battling Pilares for a roster spot if the Panthers choose to keep six receivers. If Gettis turns out to be seriously hurt, Clowney should benefit the most.

8. Charly Martin- Martin has always found his way on to a Panthers roster or practice squad and he should once again find his way on to the practice squad this year (if he is eligible).

9. Jamorris Warren- Warren has been playing ok at best and should get a spot on the practice squad.

10. Trent Guy- I really haven’t heard his name called much, which sucks because he was always an explosive player.

11. Wallace Wright- Wright hasn’t had his number called much either this year and he really was only supposed to be an asset on special teams. I don’t expect him to have a job this year.

12. Darvin Adams- The Panthers may keep Adams on the practice squad just because the Auburn infatuation has taken over the Panthers.

What do you guy’s think?

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I agree with the majority of your list.

I would say we really dont have a clue beyond Steve Smith being the number 1 being that we havent even had 1 pre-season game.

To me were pretty solid @ WR- im real excited to see what they have to offer. Freakin Love Gettis. If he's healthy, I want him as our #2.

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Worst case scenario, the Panthers store Pilares on the practice squad. Best case scenario, Pilares turns into the new Steve Smith in a few years.

where does this pilares could be the next smith thing keep coming from? Maybe i 've missed something but i can count on 1 hand the number of plays he's made so far. I hope he does turn out to be great,but being the next smitty is a tall order. he'll be lucky not to be cut. with clowney playing well he could be on the choping block.

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STOP comparing pilares to smitty just stop. I like his potential as a WR but just stop please.

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I came here looking for a Gettis injury thread and can't seem to find it. Someone maybe link me to it? Or is there something I'm missing?

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I came here looking for a Gettis injury thread and can't seem to find it. Someone maybe link me to it? Or is there something I'm missing?

We are all still waiting to find out what the injury is....:(

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we keep 6 and i agree with the list but would swap lafell and edwards based off what i've seen in camp. also to expand on naanee at 2, the guy is on a different level than the other wr's minus smith (tall, fast, great hands, crisp routes). the battle for 6 is a tie between clowney and pilares from what i've seen to date.

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where does this pilares could be the next smith thing keep coming from? Maybe i 've missed something but i can count on 1 hand the number of plays he's made so far. I hope he does turn out to be great,but being the next smitty is a tall order. he'll be lucky not to be cut. with clowney playing well he could be on the choping block.

He's got all the tools to be a Steve Smith, Wes Welker, Santana Moss, Santonio Holmes type of receiver. He has been making plays in training camp (yes, I know it's training camp) and can only get better with time. The only negative thing that I really know about him, is that he didn't play against great competition.

As far as him being on the chopping block...I wouldn't really characterize a rookie by this term, because they can easily be stored on the practice squad.

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STOP comparing pilares to smitty just stop. I like his potential as a WR but just stop please.

It's not a comparison it's a pretty simple

Best case to worst case scenario, by the way didn't you just make a Pilares "secret weapon" thread? Must be on the good stuff today huh?

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It's not a comparison it's a pretty simple

Best case to worst case scenario, by the way didn't you just make a Pilares "secret weapon" thread? Must be on the good stuff today huh?

Check my thread did i ever once compare him to smitty?

Pilares will turn heads this preseason but hes no smitty. maybe a Brandon stokely or wes welker. Also no im not on that good stuff yet its not 4:20 yet

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