Carolina Panthers: Defense in Review


Published: April 9, 2009


... Panthers to pick up a defensive tackle in this year's draft early on. Even if the Panthers do trade Peppers, I think they will still go DT in the early rounds.

I see nothing wrong with Charles Johnson, Hilee Taylor, and Tyler Brayton as our defensive ends. I still imagine they would pick up another DE for some depth in the draft.

The linebacking corps is very strong with Jon Beason and Thomas Davis. Diggs is getting old and he was not the best, but he was dependable. I honestly see Landon Johnson competing for his spot next year and he has a good chance of being the starter. I thought he did very well for the Bengals and I think he will step up next year.

We do need a cornerback in this year's draft. I've also heard the Panthers may resign Ken Lucas at a lower price which is a great idea in my opinion. Panthers don't have many holes to fill on defense, but they will not get it done with C.J. Wilson in my opinion.

I think a lot of the secondaries problems l...

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