After going defense with every single one of their selections in the 2020 NFL Draft, Matt Rhule and the Panthers need to turn their attention to the offensive side of the ball.
It’s not a terrible strategy if it works. There’s no rule against having an unbalanced draft class and if you think about it, it can make some sense on a macro level to rebuild a roster by starting with one side of the ball in one draft, the other side in the next.
The Panthers’ next draft class probably needs to start with the quarterback position.
Teddy Bridgewater has some upside as the starter, but unless he really elevates this Panthers roster, I don’t think they would pass on a talent like Justin Fields.
Fields is quite likely to leave the college ranks having only played one full season, which is a travesty for college football fans. His lone season as the starter at Ohio State was awesome as he spread the ball around the field to the tune of 51 total touchdowns (41 passing, 10 rushing) and only three interceptions.
Fields can obviously run a quick-strike passing attack, but he can also make big throws downfield. He would be in a pretty nice situation with a playmaker like Christian McCaffrey to lean on.