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Luke Kuechly - The Right Choice

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I think that this is right in line with what Hurney said they would do and with his history in the first round. Pick a guy that is as sure fire as he can find, even if it's not at a position of greatest need.

I would also be willing to bet they've got their eyes on DT and CB prospects lower in the draft to fill those holes. Good players are out there you just have to find them. Not all the stars in the league were first round picks.

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This was definitely the right choice to head off a disaster brewing with the linebacking core. Its not the glamours pick we had hoped for but the defence will be better. What is it with Panther LB's? Guess they're jinxed. Hopefully with a full year to prepare, Mcdermott and Rivera can get some solid production out of our defence with implementing their scheme.

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I think it was a good pick. Look how bad we were last year without our starting line backers. I think he was the best player available at the time of our pick. I trust Hurney in the first.

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i don't understand the hate for this pick. TD , although I love him, is not an every down linebacker anymore. Sorry to burst anyone's fantasy bubble, but with the loss of Connor and the amount of injuries we had last year, you have to believe this makes our entire defense better. We just landed a guy that can play in any spot at linebacker and will probably start Day 1, extending Thomas Davis' career by not forcing him to be on the field all game. This is so so so so much better than praying Coples isn't as lazy as everyone thinks him to be, etc, etc.

It's a solid pick. Not a great one, but where we were, with the picks made before us, he was the best player at his position and the best defensive player on the board.

Hurney doesn't get a lot of his other picks right, but his 1st are usually money and I don't doubt this one for a second.

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I can see it now, Cam standing next to LK, pulling his shirt open to expose a large S and Luke in a coat and tie with horn rimmed glasses looking like Clark Kent. The caption.....Supermen

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He's athletic (4.58 and a 38" vertical at the Combine), instinctive, smart, and tackles like he's twins. You can also play him where you need him. If he can stay healthy it looks like a good pick.

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He even has the elite Ray Lewis size without the potential of murder.

He is an elite prospect and not one person has anything but high praise for this guy...he is the first choice of lbers.. I see him as a top 5 mlb linebacker by year 2. Why wouldnt he be? MLB, WLB...great pick and it is a MAJOR NEED a lot of Panther fans choose to ignore or assume everyone is 100% from rehabbing injuries.

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i don't understand the hate for this pick. TD , although I love him, is not an every down linebacker anymore. Sorry to burst anyone's fantasy bubble, but with the loss of Connor and the amount of injuries we had last year, you have to believe this makes our entire defense better. We just landed a guy that can play in any spot at linebacker and will probably start Day 1, extending Thomas Davis' career by not forcing him to be on the field all game. This is so so so so much better than praying Coples isn't as lazy as everyone thinks him to be, etc, etc.

It's a solid pick. Not a great one, but where we were, with the picks made before us, he was the best player at his position and the best defensive player on the board.

Hurney doesn't get a lot of his other picks right, but his 1st are usually money and I don't doubt this one for a second.

you raise fine points and have allowed me to look at this pick differently. pie for you. I hate the pick less now. superb pro Kuechly argument sir.

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nope.

hope I'm wrong though.

Good argument.

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