No Obvious Answer for Panthers at Left Tackle, but Team Has Options | Beaufort County Now | A position the team did address, at least to an extent, has left the most question marks and curiosity.

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    There were multiple positions the Carolina Panthers did not address in the 2021 NFL draft: linebacker, safety and defensive end.

    A position the team did address, at least to an extent, has left the most question marks and curiosity.

    Left tackle is one of the most important positions for the offense, and since Jordan Gross' retirement after the 2013 season, 14 different players have started at the spot. That number is almost guaranteed to be added to in 2021.

    The team tried to find a temporary solution by adding veteran left tackle Russell Okung in a trade last offseason, but injuries led to him playing only seven games in 2020 and more questions than answers. Trent Scott, Dennis Daley and Greg Little all filled in for him at times.

    The Panthers selected BYU tackle Brady Christensen in the third round of the draft, however, the team passed on many other tackles in the process of trading back on Day 2. Whether or not that decision pays off will be decided in the years to come, but it left many fans wondering what's next for this team at the tackle spot opposite Taylor Moton.

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    Read the full article HERE on The Charlotte Observer.

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