With the Carolina Panthers' bye week coming up, it's time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture for the franchise. It's easy to get caught up in the tough losses, but let's look into the future for a moment.
Carolina is currently a 2-6 football team, and at a quick glance, it seems the Panthers are in need of adding some major pieces to their franchise. However, that is not the case; the infrastructure is there—even though a solid amount of it is sitting on the injured reserve.
Most importantly, the Panthers have a franchise quarterback who's pretty darn good. We know of Cam Newton's value, but who are the other nine most valuable players to the Carolina Panthers franchise?