Peter King's Mock Draft

Carolina Panthers
Text: Peter King, SI.com
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Carolina Panthers

Will Pick: Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
Should Pick: Cam Newton, QB, Auburn

Touchdowns scored in the NFC South last year: Atlanta 47, New Orleans 44, Tampa Bay 39 ... Carolina 17. While you may not want to blame Jimmy Clausen for being in the wrong place at the wrong time as a rookie last year, you have to be skeptical of him after the Panthers' offensive meltdown. Hard to pass on a player with Newton's talent, even if the supporting cast in Carolina may not give him the chance to show it right away.

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