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NFL draft preview: AFC and NFC South team needs
NFL draft preview: AFC and NFC South team needs

The NFL draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Chicago. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the South divisions: NFC SOUTH Even though they picked up a pair of offensive tackles in free agency, the Carolina Panthers still need someone to lock down the left side of the line. If there is an early run on tackles, the Panthers would miss the first wave at No. 25. Finding a replacement for the pass-rushing prowess of Greg Hardy is a priority, as is upgrading the secondary, which always seems to be an issue in Carolina. Like Cleveland, the New Orleans Saints have two first-round picks, and Sean Payton won’t be shy about moving up or...

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