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James Dator, editor of SB Nation’s Cat Scratch Reader, joins Lewis to break down the Panthers’ draft picks and discuss what they learned about new GM Dave Gettleman. Was picking Star Lotulelei over Shariff Floyd the right call? Will the coaching staff be able to develop Edmund Kugbila into a productive offensive lineman? Should Jon Beason and DeAngelo Williams feel nervous about the A.J. Klein and Kenjon Barner selections?
Leading up to the draft, the Panthers’ first year GM Dave Gettleman made it known that he would build the team from the inside out. He preferred big linemen, or “hog mollies” as he called them. But we didn’t know just how much he loved them. And we didn’t know where he stood on the classic “draft for need” versus “draft best player available” debate. His first round selection of Star Lotulelei told us next to nothing.