Panthers ignore needs, but draft for future cap flexibility
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 27, 2013
Klein, and a sixth on Oregon running back Kenjon Barner, they gave themselves some flexibility in future seasons. The Panthers did the opposite of drafting for need on the third day of the NFL Draft, picking guys to the two of the deepest positions on their roster. Beason’s old contract extension became an albatross when he tore his Achilles in 2011 and then limped through knee and shoulder problems last year, and he’s playing outside now.