3 Panthers on the Trade Block on Draft Day

The Carolina Panthers could consider trading these three players to acquire more draft capital during the 2024 NFL Draft.
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Jonathan Mingo, WR

Adam Thielen is not the only pass-catcher on this Panthers roster who might be on the trade block. Considering how miserable Carolina's offense was last season, it's not a surprise to see both of their wide receivers potentially being available via a trade.

Last season, Bryce Young's struggles understandably received most of the attention from the media and the fans. The rookie quarterback couldn't live up to the hype amidst the lack of talent, and abundance of chaos within the organization. Another player who suffered from the dysfunctional offensive ecosystem was Jonathan Mingo.

As the second-round pick of the Panthers in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft, the expectations were sky-high for Mingo. However, the former Mississippi star failed to make an impact as he finished the season with 43 catches, 418 yards, and zero touchdowns. He consistently struggled to create separation and make catches.

The Panthers will likely draft another wide receiver with one of their picks in the second or third round. The addition of Diontae Johnson in the receiver room could make Mingo potentially available in trade talks. As the 23-year-old was a high draft selection only 12 months ago, a team could be willing to give him a second chance. He might be a better option than the wideouts many teams could get with a third or fourth-round selection.

If he brings a Day 2 draft pick for the Panthers, they should probably pull the trigger on that deal.