The Carolina Panthers have made several notable changes lately, but the biggest one concerns the 2023 NFL Draft.
Last month, they made a big trade with the Chicago Bears, sending out multiple draft picks and productive wide receiver D.J. Moore for the No. 1 selection this year.
Carolina will obviously use that No. 1 selection on a quarterback, and the million-dollar question is who will be that selection.
Will it be Bryce Young, the excellent signal-caller from Alabama, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2021 and led the Crimson Tide to a win in the Sugar Bowl last season?
Will it be C.J. Stroud, who had a record-breaking performance in the 2022 Rose Bowl while leading Ohio State to a win there over the University of Utah?
Our could the Panthers even opt for Anthony Richardson, who has recently emerged as a dark-horse candidate to go No. 1 in the draft?
The pundits seem divided on who the best choice would be for them.
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Although many have tabbed Young as the best QB prospect in this year’s draft, some are concerned about the fact that he has been measured at just 5-foot-10 and less than 200 pounds.
Stroud, on the other hand, is listed at 6-foot-3 and 214 pounds, and he has been a slightly more accurate passer than Young over the last couple of seasons.
Meanwhile, Richardson may not have the prolific stats of a Young or Stroud, but he reportedly impressed several NFL teams during the one-on-one interview process at last month’s combine.NEXT: NFL Draft Analyst Shares A Surprise Choice For No. 1 Overall