2014 NFL Mock Draft: OT Morgan Moses to the Carolina Panthers with the 28th pick

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With the 28th pick in the 2014 Mile High Report Community Mock Draft, Carolina Panthers GM horatiohog selects..

With huge needs at OT, WR, and CB Carolina tried very hard to trade up and get their man. They were unable to find a suitor to get the deal done at a fair price. They had their sights set on Brandin Cooks and Odell Beckham Jr. at WR if they were to fall to 28. They were unable to trade up and get one of the top four tackles.

With the 28th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the Carolina Panthers select...

Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia

It came down to which Offensive Tackle to select - Morgan Moses or Cyrus Kouandjio. In the end, GM Dave Gettleman and the Panthers are ecstatic about their selection of Moses. Morgan is a seasoned, athletic OT who will step in for departed starter Jordan Gross immediately.

The FO loves Jordan Matthews, Bruce Ellington and Davante Adams. They are counting on one of the talented receivers to be there when they pick in round two. Kyle Fuller was the #2 CB on their board behind Dennard. While Fuller would be a starter from day one, the CB crop is very deep in this draft. Bradley Roby was also in the discussion for this pick. But when the dust settled, Gettleman and the Carolina Brass felt priority #1 was to get an OT to protect the Franchise (Cam Newton). He got banged up pretty good last season and is recovering from surgery. The Panthers are very happy to fill a huge hole on their roster with MM. They will get their WR & CB with their next two selections.

  1. Houston Texans (ten_fiver) - Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M
  2. St. Louis Rams (3amigosriseagain) - Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars (Jon Heath) - Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida
  4. Cleveland Browns (Mad Mel) - Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson
  5. Oakland Raiders (Mancar) - Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo
  6. Atlanta Falcons (DeBroGermany) - Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn
  7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Old Numero 7) - Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M
  8. Minnesota Vikings (WYOrangeCrush) - Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville
  9. Buffalo Bills (Arimaris) - Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan
  10. Detroit Lions (OregonBronco) - Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State
  11. Tennessee Titans (C-Pain) - Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
  12. New York Giants (DROPSWITCH) - Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA
  13. St. Louis Rams (Nastyj) - Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh
  14. Chicago Bears (rstabenau) - Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, UCLA
  15. Pittsburgh Steelers (christiandomis) - Darqueze Denard, CB Michigan State
  16. Dallas Cowboys (ElwayFanJ) - Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State
  17. Baltimore Ravens (mikebirty) - Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville
  18. New York Jets (FlyingJet12) - Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State
  19. Miami Dolphins (@CPru37t) - Zack Martin, T/G, Notre Dame
  20. Arizona Cardinals (Braden.Montgomery) - Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State
  21. Green Bay Packers (pmmojo) - Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State
  22. Philadelphia Eagles (Joseph Mahoney) - Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri
  23. Kansas City Chiefs (blazezeal) - Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU
  24. Cincinnati Bengals (Alec474) - Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
  25. San Diego Chargers (boltfanindenver) - Ra'Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota
  26. Cleveland Browns (Whorfin) - Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State
  27. New Orleans Saints (OrangeCrush19) - Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State
  28. Carolina Panthers (horatiohog) - Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia
  29. New England Patriots (crushsg)
  30. San Francisco 49ers (frankencrank)
  31. Denver Broncos (jmarlin8)
  32. Seattle Seahawks (rclooman)
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