Frank Reich stated in a press conference Tuesday that the Carolina Panthers have actually chosen who they will pick with the No. 1 general choice in the 2023 NFL draft.
” Who is it?” a press reporter asked.
” We’ll reveal that Thursday at about 8 o’clock,” he stated.
The first-year Panthers head coach stated the choice was successfully made Monday, when basic supervisor Scott Fitterer came by his workplace to make certain they were on the exact same page.
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” It was type of like a proposition of sorts. And I stated yes,” Reich stated. “There is agreement, and we’re delighted.”
The Panthers have actually acknowledged they prepare to target a quarterback after trading 2 first-round choices, 2 second-round choices and pass receiver DJ Moore to the Chicago Bears to protect the very first general choice
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is the heavy preferred to be the Panthers’ choice Thursday night, though the group likewise satisfied independently with Will Levis, Anthony Richardson and C.J. Stroud, to name a few.
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Reich went on to applaud Fitterer and the Panthers’ searching department for their handling of the pre-draft procedure. He stated there wasn’t a particular ” ah-ha” minute in which they chose who the choice will be, however rather conviction that “constructed slowly.”
” There was ups and downs throughout the procedure,” stated Reich, the previous Indianapolis Colts head coach. ” I do not wish to state there’s any extreme modification of mind, however there’s ups and downs of just how much you like a person, which’s why you need to withstand the temptation of making your mind up too early. So I believed we as a searching personnel and coaches did an excellent task of not falling under that trap.”