The Carolina Panthers not long ago gave safety Eric Reid a a few-year agreement extension, eventually solidifying an financial commitment in the situation with a player in his primary. Backup Damian Parms has also been re-signed for the 2019 period. Having said that, veteran Mike Adams has been informed that he will not be brought again and will be allowed to come to be a free of charge agent in a couple weeks.
Replacing Adams with a potential lengthy-expression starter at safety is something the Panthers ought to believe lengthy and hard about for this upcoming NFL draft. In a new 4-spherical mock by Luke Easterling at Draft Wire, Carolina does just that by picking Florida’s Chauncey Gardner-Johnson with their second-spherical select (No. 47 in general).
Just one point Gardner-Johnson (six-foot, 208 lbs .) would provide to the desk is ball skills: he posted 9 interceptions and 12 go breakups in a few years at college. He’s also tallied a higher quantity of tackles for a loss for a safety, with 15 in his past two seasons.
Let us just take a appear at the tape.
If he’s there at No. 47, the Panthers could definitely do a ton worse.