There hasn’t been much consensus leading up to the NFL Draft regarding which quarterback will be the first off the board, but the Senior Bowl may have provided some clarity last week.
Kenny Pickett was widely considered to be the most impressive of the quarterbacks in attendance at the Senior Bowl. Many analysts are now projecting that the former Pitt star will be the first QB selected, but when will that be? Perhaps the Carolina Panthers have the answer.
Three talent evaluators for QB-needy teams told Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that Pickett has established himself as the most NFL-ready of the quarterbacks in the draft. One evaluator predicted that Pickett will be taken by the Panthers at No. 6.