This is perhaps one of the best times for a writer who covers the NFL; the final mock draft of the year. The NFL will hold its annual draft later this week, and there is growing excitement among the 32 teams and fanbases. The Carolina Panthers have their needs like any other team and have been pitted in constant debate over which position will be addressed in the opening round on Thursday night.
Until then, Carolina fans will have to suffer through one final mock draft.
For those familiar with the mock draft roundup, the picks I will be presenting are similar to the ones listed in that particular article. There are a few changes, but the overall strategy remains in place. The Panthers may utilize the draft to fix the offense, although one or two picks may be designated for the defensive side of the ball.
Here it is in all its contested and debatable glory—the Carolina Panthers' final mock draft of the 2014 offseason.