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Carolina Panthers Rank Fifth in NFL in Undrafted Free Agent Signings

The Carolina Panthers made some big signings after the NFL Draft and were ranked fifth among NFL teams.

According to NFL.com's Chad Reuter, the Carolina Panthers had the fifth best undrafted free agent class which was headlined by Jeremy Cash and Keyarris Garrett.

The Panthers agreed to terms to seven college free agents which included Cash, Garrett, Andrew BonnetDevon JohnsonJake McGeeJared NorrisJenson Stoshak. After drafting only one offensive player in the NFL Draft, the team focused on the side of the ball with five of the seven players signed playing offense.

Reuter wrote about the Panthers' class:

The Panthers matched the Saints' league-low five draft picks, so they were looking hard at UDFA talent. I guess Jeremy Cash was considered a 'tweener by NFL teams, but I'll take him on my team anytime. Whether he plays safety or linebacker for the Panthers, he'll make plays. Keyarris Garrett was another find after the draft who will be in the mix for the fifth receiver spot. Though Beau Sandland was drafted by Carolina due to his athletic skill set, UDFA signee Jake McGee is the better player right now. Jared Norris should stick as a capable inside/outside linebacker and special-teams force.

It is interesting to note that two of the four teams ahead of the Panthers in these rankings are division foes with the New Orleans Saints earning the number one ranking and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ranked third.

The Panthers have had some success as of late finding quality talent signing college free agents, which includes players like Philly Brown and Andrew Norwell. They hope there is a starter or two in the group they have recently signed.

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