Can Rashawn Slater Be the Panthers’ Answer At LT? | Beaufort County Now | The Panthers have made no secret of wanting to add a tackle in the draft, and with Taylor Moton yet to sign a long-term deal and little clarity about Greg Little’s future with the team this really shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Can Rashawn Slater Be the Panthers’ Answer At LT?

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    The Panthers have made no secret of wanting to add a tackle in the draft, and with Taylor Moton yet to sign a long-term deal and little clarity about Greg Little's future with the team this really shouldn't come as a surprise. In terms of addressing this need, one player that the Panthers have been linked with in the first round is Northwestern's Rashawn Slater, who has risen from being a day two selection to a possible top-ten pick.

    Slater might not fit the prototypical size for NFL offensive tackles, and at 6-4 and 303 lbs there are some teams that might see him as more of a guard, but with 33″ arms he certainly has the length to stay at tackle and has a chance to follow in the footsteps of players like Isaiah Wynn who have played well at tackle despite being viewed as guard by some.

    So, with that said, what does Slater show on tape and would he be a good fit with what the Panthers are looking for in an offensive lineman?

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