Dan Arnold Looking To Become the Panthers’ Next Great TE | Beaufort County Now | A little over ten years ago, the Panthers traded a third-round pick to the Chicago Bears for a 26 year old tight end who was coming of a 41 catch, 404 yard season.

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    A little over ten years ago, the Panthers traded a third-round pick to the Chicago Bears for a 26 year old tight end who was coming of a 41 catch, 404 yard season. This spring, the Panthers signed a 26 year old tight end coming off a 31 catch, 438 yard season to a two year deal. Dan Arnold is not the same player that Greg Olsen was, but if any team has reason to be optimistic about the leap a tight end can make as they enter their prime, it's the Panthers.

    In the nine seasons he spent in Carolina, Olsen was named an All-Pro twice, went to three Pro Bowls, become the first tight end in NFL history to record three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and recorded a grand total of 524 catches for 6,463 yards and 39 touchdowns in the regular season, to go with another 35 catches for 488 yards and two touchdowns in the play-offs. That's quite some leap.

    So, what allowed Olsen to take such a step in Carolina, and what does Dan Arnold need to do in order to turn an impressive training camp into a feature TE role?

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