4 backups Panthers should start over final 2 games of 2020
By Dean Jones
Myles Hartsfield – Carolina Panthers DB
Myles Hartsfield saw a season-high in snaps for the Carolina Panthers in Week 15. If the coaching staff has any sense, this is a trend that should continue over the next two games.
The defensive back has shown some tremendous promise coming up against high-quality opposition since his debut midway through the campaign. And it appears he is a diamond in the rough who has no trouble rising to the occasion in big moments.
Hartsfield was one of the real success stories of training camp. He forced his way into Carolina’s thoughts and has built on this positive momentum in a big way after finally seeing the field for the first time in Week 7.
There is a lot to like about Hartsfield’s skill set. He is athletic, physical, and versatile to occupy numerous positions. These are the sort of traits that the Panthers sought heavily in their recruitment before the 2020 season and it would be a huge surprise if they went away from this despite firing general manager Marty Hurney on Monday.
Stories like Hartsfield’s are easy to get behind.
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And, who knows? Extending his time in the lineup might even see the player reach even greater heights.