Panthers trade up with Eagles, take Pitt T Otah

By Neal Coolong  |   Saturday, April 26, 2008  |  Comments( 0 )

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Carolina traded back into the first round with Philadelphia, and selected Pitt T Jeff Otah with the 19th overall selection.

The Panthers also selected Oregon RB Jonathan Stewart with the 13th overall selection. Otah gives them a menacing right tackle to help open the line for Stewart and DeAngelo Williams.

Commentary: Otah is a bit raw, and Panthers fans didn't seem to like this pick. Just like Stewart, though, Otah is a quality player, and will be productive in Charlotte.

Fantasy Impact: Otah is raw, and likely will not contribute immediately.
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About Neal Coolong

Neal Coolong is a freelance sports writer with contributions to Scout.com, AOL and Steelers Live. He lives with his fiance in St. Paul, Minn., and saves every dime (that she knows about) for their wedding next June. He's already made the prediction that the Steelers 2007 draft class will be one...
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