Carolina Panthers: 2010 NFL Draft do-over (6 rounds)

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Kam Chancellor, Carolina Panthers
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Scouting Report. KAMCHANCELLOR. 87. Pick Analysis. S. VIRGINIA TECH. 124. player

Carolina Panthers 2010 Draft: Kam Chancellor over Eric Norwood (No. 124)

The Carolina Panthers selected linebacker out Eric Norwood out of South Carolina with the 124th pick. He never started a single game for the franchise.

Norwood only spent two seasons in Carolina and only played in 28 games. He had a total of 19 tackles and one forced fumble in those two seasons.

He was cut after the 2011 campaign and hasn’t been in the league since. The Panthers missed out on one of the hardest hitters in NFL history by going in this direction.

Kam Chancellor was taken by the Seattle Seahawks at No. 133 overall. The safety had a very successful eight-year career. He didn’t start a game as a rookie but made the Pro Bowl in his second year.

In his third year, Chancellor had a career-high 101 tackles but didn’t make the Pro Bowl due to the talented safeties within the NFC in 2011.

From 2013-2014 the Seahawks had one of the best defenses the NFL has ever seen. Chancellor was a prominent figure on the ‘Legion of Boom’, who played a leading role in their Super Bowl triumph over the Denver Broncos.

Chancellor retired after the 2017 season. Eight years of punishing receivers running slants across the field eventually took a toll on his body.

If the Panthers’ selected Bowman and Chancellor instead, they would have had two of the hardest hitters this league has seen over the past 20 years.