Bad Luck For Carolina: Andrew Luck’s Gain Is a Panther’s Loss

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the NFL, the only upside to having the worst record in the league is picking first in the following year's draft.
Obviously, this was not a goal of the Carolina Panthers coming into the season, but because of a 2-14 record, huge gains could be made in the offseason.
After the news that John Fox would not be returning for the following season, big names surfaced as potential replacements. Ron Rivera, Rob Ryan, and possibly Bill Cowher are all favorites to replace Fox.
For all draft predictors, Andrew Luck of Stanford was everybody's No. 1 Pick. If Luck decided to enter the 2011 Draft, Carolina would have drafted Luck, no doubt.
However on Thursday, Luck announced he would return to Stanford, and not enter the Draft. For now, no potential No. 1 pick has entered the 2011 Draft, so Carolina will have to wait and see.
If you don't believe drafting a franchise quarterback can have quick success, you are wrong. Take the St. Louis Rams for example. Sam Bradford was ...

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