What’s going on with these 4 invisible Carolina Panthers players?

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Just what is going on with these invisible Carolina Panthers players?

It’s hard to determine exactly what to make of the season so far from the Carolina Panthers‘ perspective. There has been some good and plenty of bad through the first half of the campaign. But what comes next will be equally as important.

We are going to see just what the Carolina Panthers are truly made of in the coming weeks. With the Chiefs, Lions, Buccaneers, Saints, Vikings, and Packers all on the schedule before the season comes to a conclusion, it will tell head coach Matt Rhule a lot about what sort of characters he’s working with.

Any sort of momentum the Panthers can generate before it’s time for them to focus their attention on another offseason would be a bonus at this stage. Rhule does appear as if he is the right man for the job, but the former Baylor man is only going to get so far with this current group.

Some players have more than lived up their billing this season. But there are some who have been virtually anonymous which puts into question their long-term aspirations with the franchise.

Let’s take a look at four individuals who’ve made a minimal contribution during the first half of the campaign and the reasons behind their distinct lack of involvement.