Just like any other team, the Carolina Panthers will have players who surprise the fans with their strong performances. The identity of those players is the subject of many arguments on discussion boards across the web. Distinguishing emerging NFL talent is difficult to do.
Young players who are buried on the depth chart will obviously have a harder time standing out, while inexperienced players in the secondary and on the interior of the defensive line will see plenty of playing time.
The Panthers enter training camp this season at a crossroads. Head coach Ron Rivera needs to lead the franchise to a quick start in order to receive confidence from the new front office.
The emergence of some unproven talent would add a spark to Carolina's first month, which is something the Panthers have desperately needed over the past two seasons.
Which players will take the next step and surprise the coaching staff during training camp? Leave your list in the comments section.