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State of the Franchise: Carolina Panthers

Breaking down the Carolina Panthers depth chart heading into the 2022 season by looking at PFF grades and contract situations. Where the team is now, and what they still need to do.
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CAROLINA PANTHERS COACHING STAFF

HC: Matt RHULE
OC: Ben MCADOO
DC: Phil SNOW
ST: Chris TABOR

CAROLINA PANTHERS OFFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

QB, Sam DARNOLD

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 55.2
  • Contract – –.

RB, Christian MCCAFFREY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 80.7
  • Contract – –.

WR, D.J. MOORE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 76.9
  • Contract – –.

WR, Robby ANDERSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 60.6
  • Contract – –.

WR, Rashard HIGGINS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 54.7
  • Contract – –.

TE, Tommy TREMBLE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 55.2
  • Contract – –.

LT, Cameron ERVING

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 56.0
  • Contract – –.

LG, Pat ELFLEIN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 50.1
  • Contract – –.

C, Bradley BOZEMAN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 73.3
  • Contract – –.

RG, Austin CORBETT

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 68.8
  • Contract – –.

RT, Taylor MOTON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 77.5
  • Contract – –.

Bench Depth

QB: P.J. Walker

RB: Chuba Hubbard, D’Onta Foreman, Spencer Brown

WR: Terrace Marshall Jr., Brandon Zylstra, Shi Smith, C.J. Saunders, 

TE: Tommy Tremble, Ian Thomas, Stephen Sullivan, Colin Thompson

LT: Brady Christensen, Aaron Monteiro

LG: Michael Jordan, Dennis Daley

C: Pat Elflein, Sam Tecklenburg

RG: Deonte Brown, Mike Horton

RT: Austen Pleasants

CAROLINA PANTHERS DEFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

LDE, Brian BURNS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 60.8
  • Contract – –.

LDT, Matt IOANNIDIS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 65.4
  • Contract – –.

RDT, Bravvion ROY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 47.6
  • Contract – –.

RDE, Yetur GROSS-MATOS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 63.8
  • Contract – –.

WLB, Shaq THOMPSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 72.7
  • Contract – –.

MLB, Damien WILSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 44.0
  • Contract – –.

SLB, Cory LITTLETON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 47.8
  • Contract – –.

LCB, Donte JACKSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 61.3
  • Contract – –.

SS, Jeremy CHINN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 71.4
  • Contract – –.

FS, Xavier WOODS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 66.4
  • Contract – –.

RCB, Jaycee HORN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 67.8
  • Contract – –.

Bench Depth

DE: Marquis Haynes Sr., Jacob Tuioti-Mariner, Darryl Johnson, Azur Kamara, Joe Jackson, Austin Larkin

DT: Derrick Brown, Frank Herron, Phil Hoskins, Daviyon Nixon

LB: Kamal Martin, Frankie Luvu

CB: Rashaan Melvin, C.J. Henderson, Troy Pride Jr., Keith Taylor Jr., Myles Hartsfield, Chris Westry

S: Juston Burris, Kenny Robinson, Sean Chandler, Sam Franklin Jr.

Team Needs 2022

OFFENSE

Average PFF Grade:

Low PFF grades: LG (50.1), WR (54.7), QB (55.2), TE (55.2)

Expiring contracts:


DEFENSE

Average PFF Grade:

Low PFF grades: MLB (44.0), RDT (47.6), SLB (47.8), LDE (60.8), LCB (61.3)

Expiring contracts:

Draft Picks 2022

Round 1: Pk. 6, OT Ikem Ekwonu (NC State)
Round 4: No. 137 (from Rams through Texans)
Round 5: No. 144 (from Jaguars)
Round 5: No. 149
Round 6: No. 199 (from Raiders)
Round 7: No. 242 (from Patriots through Dolphins)

Cap Space 2022

Draft Strategy 2022

Low PFF grades: MLB (44.0), RDT (47.6), SLB (47.8), LG (50.1), WR (54.7), QB (55.2), TE (55.2)

Expiring contracts:

2022 NFL Draft Top Prospects: DEFENSIVE PLAYERSWRS, OL, TES, QBS, RBS

Who should they sign? Who should they draft? Who should they trade? Share your thoughts about the Carolina Panthers roster.
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