6 quarterbacks the Carolina Panthers must monitor for 2023

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Carolina Panthers should monitor Anthony Richardson

As stated previously, if the Carolina Panthers are working with new coaches in 2023, then it might be the best time to start afresh and finally put a long-term rebuild in place. Not ideal when Matt Rhule should have done exactly this upon taking the job in 2020, but this is the direction the former Baylor man chose to take in pursuit of making the organization an instant contender.

Rhule found out quickly that it takes much more at the NFL level. Something that’s been a constant source of frustration and seems to be worse than ever with Ben McAdoo and Baker Mayfield.

Using another high-end draft pick on a quarterback is a realistic option all things considered. But there was little chance of Matt Corral making the strides needed once he went down with a broken foot that placed the Ole Miss product on season-ending injured/reserve.

If the Panthers want to take a shot at someone with elite traits, then Anthony Richardson is worth monitoring. The Florida prospect is electrifying when on top form, but there is still a rawness to his game that needs ironing out before assuming command of an NFL franchise.

Richardson has been compared to former Panthers great Cam Newton, which is down to his exceptional athletic attributes and ability to take over games. However, he’d likely need a year to sit and learn what it takes to succeed, so Carolina would likely seek a temporary veteran solution if they went in this direction.