Panthers News: Bryce Young, Day 2 gambles, Matt Corral and Jonathan Stewart

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Which Carolina Panthers news stories are hitting the headlines as Bryce Young got a hero's welcome during his formal introduction at Bank of America Stadium?

After the monumental occasion that saw Bryce Young descend on Charlotte for the first time as a Carolina Panthers player, it was time for general manager Scott Fitterer and other influential staff to get back down to business for the second and third rounds of the 2023 NFL Draft. There were plenty of decent prospects there for the taking, which only added to the level of fascination ahead of the occasion. 

Among the Panthers stories making waves over the last 24 hours include Young's intent, a legendary figure announces Carolina's pick, Matt Corral sends a message, and the team's interesting Day 2 of the draft. 

Let's delve into each topic in more detail. 

Story No. 1

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Carolina Panthers legend announces pick

Although the Carolina Panthers are looking forward to a brighter future, fans are always eager to see heroes of the past thriving away from the team. And there was a real sense of nostalgia in the air when former running Jonathan Stewart took to the podium in Kansas City to announce their second-round selection.

Stewart formed a sensational backfield tandem with DeAngelo Williams and was a key cog in Carolina's contending teams of the mid-2010s. The pick was (), which was fitting considering the ex-pro's prowess on that side of the football. 

If he has a career half as good as Stewart, then the Panthers might another good call.