Avant: Panthers Don't Need Big-Name WRs To Win

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Jason Avant knows the Panthers lack a high profile wide receiver.

But that doesn't concern the eight-year NFL veteran wideout, who says there's no reason Carolina can't win a Super Bowl this year.

Avant says people spend too much time "worrying about names."

He doesn't.

Avant points out that last year's Seattle Seahawks and the dominant New England Patriots from the early Tom Brady years as teams that won Super Bowl without wide receivers who are household names.

The Panthers parted ways with their top four wide receivers from 2013 including star Steve Smith, the franchise's all-time leader in receptions.

Avant, Jerricho Cotchery and Tiquan Underwood were signed as free agents and Carolina drafted Kelvin Benjamin in the first round to pair with some other young, developing receivers.


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