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Why Sam Darnold Will Define the Panthersí Jaycee Horn Pick

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of Cat Crave. The author of this post is Dean Jones.


    The cries were there for all to see on social media when Justin Fields fell into the laps of the Carolina Panthers at No. 8 overall. This was despite the team trading three picks over the next two years to get their hands on Sam Darnold from the New York Jets, which ultimately led to Teddy Bridgewater being shipped out to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a sixth-rounder.

    Despite the Panthers reportedly being high on Fields, and with good reason, they opted to select a gifted young cornerback by the name of Jaycee Horn out of South Carolina. This has the potential to significantly improve a secondary that had some real trouble getting off the field in 2020, with the return to fitness of Donte Jackson and the free-agent signing of A.J. Bouye looking like a huge upgrade from the outside looking in.

    Horn might end up having a fantastic career, which wouldn't be a surprise.

    However, this pick will not be defined by him alone.

    [ ... ]

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