Panthers owner has also mentioned that the team will not trade out of the top spot and are instead “looking for someone that can be a top-flight player and hopefully make us a better team.”
Luck’s upside far out ways the risk in drafting him No. 1 even though it would essentially make the Jimmy Clausen pick a waste. Finding a star quarterback has become so important to the success of teams that it’s basically worth a first and second-round pick to solidify the position. Just ask the Cardinal fans if they would be willing to give up their first two picks for a franchise quarterback.