The Carolina Panthers went into the 2019 NFL Draft looking to solve one of the 2018 team’s biggest problems — a severely anemic pass rush that failed to generate pressure on their opponents’ quarterbacks with any sort of consistency. After selecting Brian Burns with the No. 16 overall pick, the Panthers used their next two selections — Nos. 47 and 100 — to address other pressing needs before circling back to their desire to add edge rushers to the roster.
Former Alabama edge rusher Christian Miller was on the board when the Panthers were on the clock at No.