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Who is the Number 2 WR?

The departure of former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad left a huge gap in the wide receiving corp. Not only was Muhammad a huge contributor last season after Steve Smith with down for the year, he also contributed in blocking and team leadership. The start of the 2005 season brings two contenders for the position of the #2 receiver on the team. Both Kerry Colbert and newly acquired wide receiver Rod Gardner offer qualities that make them a benefit for the team.

Height/Weight: Colbert: 5'10 193 pounds Gardner: 6'2 213 pounds Advantage: Gardner – Gardner is a physical receiver that can more easily take the place of Moose in both blocking and one on one competitions. Age: Colbert: 22 Gardner: 27 Advantage: Colbert – Being younger and skilled at the WR position creates the opportunity for long term gains for the Panthers offense. Years Pro: Colbert:...

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