By Michael Beller
August 05, 2013
Carolina's Jonathan Stewart has to split carries, but still has great value as a backup fantasy rusher.
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Those first two units will have to be as good as advertised, because the Panthers are in trouble in the secondary. Captain Munnerlyn will start, along with either Drayton Florence or D.J. Moore. My bet is on Moore, who played well in a nickel role with the Bears. At safety, Charles Godfrey will line up next to either Haruki Nakamura, Mike Mitchell or D.J. Campbell. Again, the strength of this defense is in the front seven. Luckily for the Panthers, they can get after the passer enough to cover up the flaws in the secondary. As far as being a defense you'd consider in fantasy, until they prove otherwise, the Panthers are no more than a matchup play.

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