have the panthers set to get an extra 5th rounder, with the possibility of getting two additional 6th round picks.
the 5th round pick would be for Mike Mitchell. Hell of a deal for a one year rental....and maybe a strategy worth considering going forward.
the 6th rounders would be dependent on how Cason and Webb are viewed relative to Munnerlyn and Ginn. Again, possibly why Cason was cut when when he was.
I think you are right, this could very well be a strategy going forward, especially for a team that builds primarily through the draft. The later rounds of the draft and FA is how teams build depth and/or fill holes e.g. ST.