Jaguars commerce WR Laviska Shenault to Panthers

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The Panthers are including a former second-round choose to their receiver steady. The Jaguars are sending Laviska Shenault to the NFC South squad, Ian Rapoport of tweets.

Shenault, whom the Jags took within the 2020 second spherical, has proven flashes in Jacksonville, doing in order the group retains altering its offense. He can have one other probability to make an impression in Carolina. The Panthers have been on the lookout for extra receiving assist, regardless of rostering D.J. Moore, Robbie Anderson and 2021 second-round choose Terrace Marshall. Two seasons stay on Shenault’s rookie deal.

Carolina had been connected to disgruntled Jets wideout
Denzel Mims, who was additionally a 2020 second-round choose. Mims’ Matt Rhule previous seemingly made him a logical Panthers match, however Carolina is pivoting in a distinct route.

As soon as seen as a attainable first-rounder, Shenault — chosen forty second general two years in the past — battled accidents at Colorado however nonetheless attracted the Jags’ consideration throughout their closing Dave Caldwell–Doug Marrone draft. The group has since modified offensive schemes twice since that draft, including to the diploma of problem for the younger wideout. Add a fourth scheme in three years for Shenault, who will transition to Ben McAdoo‘s offense.

Nonetheless, Shenault has topped 600 receiving yards in every of his two Jags seasons and has been used sparingly within the backfield. The 227-pound receiver’s high two yardage outputs have come in opposition to the Bengals — in 2020 and ’21, the latter a 99-yard evening in a slender loss that grew to become extra related due to City Meyer‘s postgame choices — however he operated as an auxiliary possibility for Gardner Minshew and Trevor Lawrence. The Jags, nonetheless, added a number of receivers this offseason. They gave Christian Kirk an $18M-per-year deal and added Zay Jones for $8M per quickly after. The group nonetheless rosters veteran Marvin Jones as effectively.

Marshall has missed time because of a coaching camp damage, although he did play in Carolina’s preseason finale. The Panthers have moved on from OC Joe Brady, who coached Marshall at LSU, and the ex-Justin Jefferson/Ja’Marr Chase supporting caster struggled as a rookie. Carolina additionally has ex-Baker Mayfield Cleveland goal Rashard Higgins and Shi Smith at receiver. Shenault’s arrival additional complicates issues for Marshall, however it is going to give Mayfield one other intriguing possibility.

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