When the Carolina Panthers traded for the No. 1 overall draft pick with the Chicago Bears, many believed the franchise was going after either Bryce Young or CJ Stroud.
While the Carolina Panthers aren’t giving any indications about what they’ll do with the No. 1 overall pick, head coach Frank Reich might have a preference among the top quarterbacks in the 2023 NFL draft class.
Peter King of NBC Sports noted that Reich “loves” Florida’s Anthony Richardson.
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Last Friday, the Panthers acquired the No. 1 overall selection from the Chicago Bears in exchange for wide receiver DJ Moore and a handful of top picks.
Following the trade, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said on SportsCenter that the belief is Reich likes C.J. Stroud, while owner David Tepper prefers Bryce Young.
The consensus opinion seems to be that Richardson has the highest ceiling of any quarterback in this year’s draft.
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