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Panthers’ needs are OT, WR, CB

“When you make up your mind to take a position because of need, more often than not you’re going to make a mistake.”


Dave Gettleman
Carolina Panthers general manager

By STEVE REED

The Associated Press

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CHARLOTTE — General manager Dave Gettleman said the Panthers want a left tackle to protect Cam Newton’s blindside and a young wide receiver for the Pro Bowl quarterback to throw to this season.

Gettleman also pointed to cornerback as an area of need as Carolina prepares for the May 8-10 NFL draft.


But the second-year GM insisted Tuesday in a pre-draft press conference the Panthers won’t stretch to fill any of those needs if the right player isn’t available.

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