4 players feature in Week 2 stock-watch from Panthers’ camp

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Which members of the Carolina Panthers saw their stock rise or fall during the second week of training camp?

Things are hotting up for the Carolina Panthers at training camp ahead of the new season. Their team drills are now at full-pace. And the roster is going into full pads for the first time on Monday.

This is something that is going to further assist them in their preparations for the upcoming campaign. A severely disrupted offseason has left expectations relatively low. And a complete upheaval of the coaching staff and roster members with the Carolina Panthers could go either way.

New head coach Matt Rhule might have made an impressive start to life in Carolina under difficult circumstances. But this will count for nothing when his team gets out on the field.

The former Baylor man has the biggest of challenges on his hands. And no matter how the Panthers fare in 2020, he will learn a considerable amount about what sort of individuals he has and how much more is needed going forward.

It will be vital for everyone associated with the franchise to keep the bigger picture in mind next season. But that does not mean there isn’t some real potential for the Panthers to surprise if everything clocks into place right away.

Their offense is stacked with players who can make a lasting contribution. And even though their defense is relatively inexperienced, any success that can be generated from this group is going to stand them in good stead in 2021 and beyond.

Some players have seen their aspirations rise or fall during the second week of camp. This is all part of the NFL business. And we picked out four such individuals in our Week 2 stock-watch.