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    It was an NFL Draft that certainly wasn't boring for the Carolina Panthers. The team was one of the most active in terms of trade activity up and down the board over the three days, generating 11 selections that should provide plenty of extra depth and instant impact if their latest batch of college recruits enjoy a smooth transition to the professional ranks.

    General manager Scott Fitterer looked like an old pro despite this being his first draft calling the shots since being appointed earlier this year. It's clear his time working in war rooms with the Seattle Seahawks served him extremely well and if his reputation for finding late-round gems follows him to Carolina, it should benefit the franchise greatly in 2021 and beyond.

    Nobody knows for sure how draft picks will pan out. But the Panthers definitely have a type and if their athleticism and high assessment scores translate to production on the field, it might see Carolina emerge as a surprising candidate to reach the playoffs providing Sam Darnold lives up to his end of the bargain.

    With this in mind, let's take a look at four surprising moves made by the Panthers during the 2021 NFL Draft.

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