2021 NFL mock draft: Can the Carolina Panthers still get a franchise QB at No. 9? : 2021 NFL mock draft: Panthers still go QB with No. 9 overall pick.
The Carolina Panthers won a game on Sunday (the horror!), which dropped them five spots in the 2021 NFL draft order. Some people have suggested that this knocks them out of position to draft a potential new franchise quarterback. We disagree, though. Our latest seven-round mock draft still has Carolina picking a QB in round one before moving on to some other key roster needs. Here’s how the mock played out.