Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney has worked to fill many of the voids on the roster this offseason. Making moves to add free agents in areas of need, the NFL Draft left Carolina with a few other places to focus.
The first two picks were used to secure a defensive end and tackle. Two linemen on opposite sides of the football and arguably the most glaring holes on a rebuilt roster. An aging group saw two retirements – Ryan Kalil and Julius Peppers – and an unwillingness of commitment to others who may be nearing the end of their careers.