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Scott Fitterer says Panthers have talked to at least five teams about trading back from No. 8

The Panthers hold the eighth overall pick in the draft. When it’s time to use the eighth overall pick in the draft, they possibly won’t. G.M. Scott Fitterer said in a pre-draft press conference that the Panthers have spoken to at least five teams about trading down, via Joe Person of TheAthletic.com. Peter King has […]

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Scott Fitterer: Draft won’t impact “strong plan” for Sam Darnold’s fifth-year option

The Browns exercised their 2022 contract option on quarterback Baker Mayfield on Friday, but it’s unclear if the second quarterback picked in the 2018 draft will have his option picked up. After the Panthers traded for Sam Darnold this month, there was a report that the team will exercise that option but they’ve made no […]

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Given the cost of buying unsold jerseys, Dalvin Cook will stick with No. 33

The floodgates are open for players to embrace a new universe of numbers. For some, the water will be very expensive. Now that the door is open for players to wear numbers that previously weren’t available, players who want to immediately change numbers must deal with one important caveat. They must buy all remaining inventory […]

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Colts won’t “force the issue” for pass rush help

The Colts haven’t closed the door on bringing defensive end Justin Houston back for the 2021 season, but they have a need for pass rush help that won’t be fully erased even if he does re-sign with the team. Houston had eight sacks last season and Denico Autry, who signed with the Titans as a […]

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Chris Ballard: It’s not going to be easy to replace Anthony Castonzo

Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo elected to retire following the 2020 season, leaving a significant void on the team’s offensive line. Indianapolis signed former Chargers left tackle Sam Tevi and former Texans and Dolphins tackle Julién Davenport in free agency, both to one-year deals. Those two are the options for now, with the Colts selecting […]