Front Office Competency a Strength Ahead of Draft | Beaufort County Now | Why front office competency could be a vital edge for the Carolina Panthers during a crucial 2021 NFL Draft.

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    For many years in a relatively short history, Carolina Panthers fans have entered and exited many of its seasons with a bitter taste and uncertainty. After its last Super Bowl appearance in 2015, failed front office acquisitions, and subpar drafting, the team has been left in a constant state of flux with little in the way of hope.

    That appears to be a thing of the past this year.

    For the first time in recent memory, the Panthers have seemingly matched an up-and-coming head coach, progressive coordinators, and general manager in Matt Rhule, Joe Brady, Phil Snow, and Scott Fitterer extremely well ahead of their first NFL Draft together.

    With all the second-year coaches and its new GM continuing to grow with and around each other. Also, the underrated hiring of Samir Suleiman, a man who was poached from the Pittsburgh Steelers during team owner David Tepper's time with the organization, has become a steal for the new regime.

    Suleiman has begun his work in fixing the salary cap mess that has plagued the team due to previous mismanagement, notably helping to restructure the contracts of Matt Paradis, Shaq Thompson, and running back Christian McCaffrey while signing incoming players to great team-friendly and cost-efficient salaries.

    [ ... ]

    Read the full article HERE on Cat Crave.

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