The Carolina Panthers' top three picks in the 2014 draft class should address all of their major needs. However, how the team chooses to address them will be an entirely different situation. There has been endless debate about which position the Panthers value the most, and while wide receiver and offensive tackle are the two most likely positions, there is a chance Carolina drafts the best player available.
Of course, that does not guarantee it will shore up one of the two critical needs on offense.
The next few slides will discuss the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Panthers' draft strategy over the course of the first three rounds. This is not a means to build up a player's draft value or criticize another, but rather it's an opportunity to analyze the implications involved with their selection.
Here are the best- and worst-case draft-day scenarios for the Carolina Panthers through the first three rounds.