He may just be a camp body, as we have had a few injuries.
Or he could be an actual attempt to improve the roster. Or both.
Seattle used to do this a lot. Churning the bottom of the roster improves depth, and let's other players know to keep pounding.
Training Camp Notebook: Just Play Ball | Carolina Blitz
The team scrimmaged more Thursday than any other day during training camp.
Sam Darnold showed off his ability to scramble to extend drives. During one possession the first-team quarterback kept a drive going with his feet, gaining 4 yards and a 1st down. Darnold also rushed for 7 yards on 2nd down during a different possession.
The Panthers struggled mightily in the red zone last year. The team worked specifically on that yesterday and today. Rhule acknowledged that on both days the offense “functioned well” in those situations.