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Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:29 pm
by linchao
Kalil was signed by Houston shortly after being released from Carolina over a week ago." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteCat Scratch Readera Carolina Panthers communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsAboutPanthersOddsShopStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Keep Sounding PodcastPanthers 2019 NFL DraftCSR Film RoomFiled under:Carolina Panthers free agency 2019Texans sign former Panthers OT Matt Kalil to a one-year dealNew ... lil-Jersey ,42commentsKalil was signed by Houston shortly after being released from Carolina over a week ago.EDTShareTweetShareShareTexans sign former Panthers OT Matt Kalil to a one-year dealBob Donnan-USA TODAY SportsAccording to multiple reports, the Houston Texans signed former Carolina Panthers left tackle Matt Kalil to a one-year deal yesterday. Kalil signed a five-year, $55 million deal with the Panthers in 2017. He was expected to protect Cam Newton’s blindside for all five of those years, but his production had drastically decreased. He missed all of the 2018 season due to a right knee injury. Check out the numbers below.Judging by their recent free agency moves, the Panthers seem dedicated to rebuilding a better offensive line in order to protect Newton, who is still recovering from his shoulder injury. After Carolina signed center Matt Paradis and re-signed tackle Daryl Williams, it was made crystal clear that Kalil would be playing in another uniform this season. It’s very intriguing to see how general manager Marty Hurney continues to add more depth to the offensive line, because it seems highly unlikely for the Panthers to finish addressing it.As for Kalil, he anticipates a new start in Houston as the free agency period continues. Assuming he gets the starting job ... lyn-Jersey , he will be protecting Deshaun Watson’s blindside for the 2019 NFL season. Now that March has turned to April, the 2019 NFL Draft is nearly upon’s time to look at another intriguing defensive back prospect."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Keep Sounding PodcastPanthers 2019 NFL DraftCSR Film RoomDraft Profile: Empurroar PawpawtineNew,18commentsNow that March has turned to April, the 2019 NFL Draft is nearly upon’s time to look at another intriguing defensive back prospect.EDTShareTweetShareShareDraft Profile: Empurroar PawpawtineEmpurroar Pawpawtine aka “Bert”SummaryPawpawtine is an intriguing and blazing fast but undersized prospect from a mid major college that turned heads with his incredible 40 yard dash and vertical leap at the NFL combine. His lack of experience against top level college talent is balanced nicely by the pure cute factor he brings to the field, and his insanely fast reflexes. Referred to as “Bert” by his handlers, he may have a hard time focusing at the NFL level, but if he responds well to professional coaching could be a real draft day steal.Prospect InfoAge: 1Hometown: Greensboro, NCCollege: Catpalachian State UniversityHeight: 13”Weight: 10 lbs.Arms: 6” (but he has four of them)Paws: 1” (but again, has four of them ... ayo-Jersey , with razor sharp talons, and there is no NFL rule against that)Combine Results40-yard dash: 3.1 secondsBench Press: He once sat on my wife’s chest for six hours without movingVertical Jump: To the top of my dresserBroad Jump: All the broads love Bert3 cone drill: he knocked each one of them over within 7 secondsAnalysisWhen he set NFL combine records in both the 40 yard dash and vertical jump, Pawpawtine found himself CATapulting to the top of many draft boards, but very real concerns about his small frame were soon pounced upon by many scouts. There are also eligibility and work ethic concerns, that can be seen very clearly in the above posted video. Even more troubling are rumored off-field troubles with catnip addiction, and an unquenchable desire for a brown hash like substance simply referred to as “treats”. Positive reports that he has been working closely with legendary coach and land owner Count D’Bunny at the NIP Academy in Florida are helping to ease some concerns, and starting to change minds about his overall coachability at the NFL level. No one doubts “Bert” for his rare athletic talent, the question will be if he can develop his game and be durable enough at the pro level. If he can, his ultra-rare speed and ability to close on the ball to make plays could make him a sparkling diamond in the rough.Empurror Pawpawtine watches from the sidelines while Count D’Bunny stays in his ear about his mechanics.StrengthsAlways around the ball ... ess-Jersey , does not shy away from contactHas very “active feet” with razor sharp clawsPursuit and closing speed are legendaryCan see in the dark, film room junkie, first guy in and last outLong tail sometimes gets caught up in the legs of opposing players, causing them to trip without penaltyIs faster than everyone on the fieldRare reaction times, excellent play recognitionCan often hide well in coverage, faking quarterbacks into bad decisions as he makes a play on the footballAdorably cute and distracting for any opponentIs a good boy.WeaknessesYoung and inexperienced with several off-field concernsInconsistent, goes from being fully engaged to napping on the field without any real reason, takes plays off.Does not speak English, so never knows what coverage is being called ... son-Jersey , but can often make up for it with athleticismSleeps 16 hours a day, lots of work ethic concernsKnown as a flopper, has a bad reputation with officiating staffWhen a flag is thrown, has a tendency to jump on it and play with it, leading to an unsportsmanlike conduct foulPlays to the whistle, but often runs away from it in fearSize concernsIs a cat.