You might think the Panthers overpaid (No. 47 and No. 77) to move up to get Greg Little, but the Panthers brass was elated.
Panthers select LT Greg Little with 37th overall pick. Big round of applause in the war room. A guy they had targeted.— Max Henson (@PanthersMax) April 26, 2019
So will he play left tackle? Well the objective is to get your five best linemen on the field at once. Here’s one thought:
RR says LT is an open competition, FWIW. Clearly, best case scenario is Greg Little wins the job. Then, perhaps, Moton at RT and DWillliams at LG?— Bill Voth (@PanthersBill) April 26, 2019
Here’s a scouting report to chew on:
Panthers GM Marty Hurney loves his potential. Little is described as a nature waist bender who strength is pass blocking.
Marty Hurney says he thinks Greg Little would probably say he’s the best tackle on the board. Love the potential he has. pic.twitter.com/OkLDF4SXCm— Brendan Marks (@BrendanRMarks) April 26, 2019
More from Hurney:
"We feel very fortunate to get somebody of his skill set." - GM Marty Hurney on Greg Little, who has references as have a similarly high ceiling to first-round pick Brian Burns.— Bryan Strickland (@PanthersBryan) April 26, 2019
His performance when pass blocking is impressive:
Little gets props from his Alma Mater:
From the light side here’s a baby photo of Little showing he’s been a wide load his entire life.