RT Otah brings strength to Carolina line
Barring a sophomore slump, the Panthers' young tackle will menace opposing defenses
With the regular season approaching, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues today with a look at the Carolina Panthers
Season Preview -- Carolina Panthers
The Panthers' young right tackle may make the jump into elite territory, while a certain DE will give opposing O-lines fits -- and we're not talking about Julius Peppers.
To see which player could soar, which could sink and who you need to be watching before the opener, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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2009 NFL PRESEASON
Football Outsiders Preview
Football Outsiders uses advanced stats to give you a player on the rise, another one in decline and a key player to watch for each team in the preseason. The series starts in the AFC West and runs for 32 consecutive days.
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