The 2012 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and the Carolina Panthers have a good amount of needs to fill.
They have a top-10 draft pick in 2012 which will help them solidify one of their positions for years to come. The Panthers also have to find good talent deep in the draft as they have a lot of holes that need to be filled in this draft.
Carolina hit the nail on the head in last year's draft when they took quarterback Cam Newton first overall. He will be their franchise quarterback for a long time—now they just have to build around him.
Like any young team in the NFL, the Panthers have some talent but need to get some depth and more skill players to really compete in the league.
Let's take a look at four of the Panthers' biggest needs heading into this NFL draft.