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Jeremy Igo

The Panthers will select one of these four prospects in round one of the NFL Draft.

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Goodell will walk to the podium and announce:

 

With the 30th pick in the 2016 NFL draft the Carolina Panthers select Henry!

 

Then he stage dives knocking him out and we never know which we pick. So by a previously unknown rule we get both for the same pick.

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On 4/19/2016 at 8:47 AM, Growl said:

Voathe has been pretty adamant on twitter that we like Utah RB Devontae Booker. What are your thoughts on that Igo?

Booker is a very good running back, ran out of the read-option in college, and also showed good pass blocking and receiving skills, and was thought to be one of the best running backs in the country in both 2014 and 2015.

And could probably be got with a 3rd round pick (maybe even a 4th since he's currently injured).

Again, with options like this, I can't fathom spending a 1st rounder on a RB that is pretty much commonly considered a 2nd round value at the highest.

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6 hours ago, Hammerin'Cameron34 said:

I'm starting to think no team really is going to be picking WR so a really good one will likely fall .. what team needs a WR so bad they'd draft one in the first besides us ?

 

5 hours ago, La Pantera said:

MN NYG KC NO PITT

Also maybe Detroit with Megatron's retirement?

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On 4/19/2016 at 9:58 AM, Bartin said:

For us pretty much every position is "for the future" except punter and probably safety assuming they beat out Tre. We aren't getting an immediate starter anywhere else on the team. RB would be one of the most immediate impact positions we could take for 2016.

100% disagree.

A WR like Sterling Shepherd that can play the slot and has make-em-miss run-after-the-catch breakaway ability is absolutely something this team is missing on offense.

A physical running game?  We've got that already.

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On 4/19/2016 at 10:15 AM, caatfan said:

So was Jim Brown. Csonka's 8000+ career yards means he was the guy you gave the ball to when you wanted yards on the ground. You can call him whatever you want. Terminology don't mean squat.

That was also in the day where all a TD did was block and it was a common when only 1 WR was in on the play.

In other words, every the OL was stacked to run the ball.  Its the rare case you see less than 2 WR on a play and its pretty common to see 3.  "Pounding the ball" ain't as simple as it used to be.  Teams used to be able to score from the 3 yard line and in on a running play rather frequently.  How many times do you see RBs score on a direct hand-off inside power from the 3 yard line and in today?

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Yeah I'd be curious to see how things change. I don't know if there's a 1st round guy at 30 at CB.

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Still won't be a CB in round one. 

 

Gettleman won't reach because of a need. 

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3 minutes ago, Jeremy Igo said:

Still won't be a CB in round one. 

 

Gettleman won't reach because of a need. 

Apple wouldn't be a reach (in my opinion at least). He'll probably go top 20 but if he were there at 30 and other guys weren't, would we take him?

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3 minutes ago, Jeremy Igo said:

Still won't be a CB in round one. 

 

Gettleman won't reach because of a need. 

But it may mean a DT is no longer in play.

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3 hours ago, Growl said:

But it may mean a DT is no longer in play.

I honestly don't think today has any bearing on the draft. Gettleman has known this would potentially happen for quite some time. 

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4 minutes ago, Jeremy Igo said:

I honestly don't think today has any bearing on the draft. Gettleman has known this would potentially happen for quite some time. 

if thats the case, Gman betting on Boykin?

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Eh think about it. Boykin's always wanted a shot at playing outside corner. I believe he may reach and aim for that goal. Bene is just prime for a breakout season. As far as nickel, maybe Shaq fills that role?

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