2015 NFL Mock Draft: Rounds 1&2

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Nov 22, 2014; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Ole Miss Rebels quarterback Ryan Buchanan (9) looks to pass under pressure from Arkansas Razorbacks defensive end Trey Flowers (86) during first half action at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Beth Hall-USA TODAY Sports

Carolina Panthers

Defensive end Greg Hardy probably won’t be back for the Panthers next year so the need a defensive end. And Trey Flowers, while not Hardy, is a good pusher that can help offset the loss of Hardy. So after getting Newton some protection, they go ahead and address the defensive end position with him.