No. 1 worst NFL Draft pick in Panthers history: Rae Carruth

The Charlotte Observer

Welcome to the dark side of the NFL Draft, as we re-visit the 10 worst picks in Carolina Panthers history. No. 1 worst pick: WR Rae Carruth (1997) There's no question as to why Rae Carruth is the Panthers' worst-ever NFL Draft pick. We won't spend much time discussing his crime and subsequent 18-year prison sentence for conspiracy to commit the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams. Instead, those interested can make a donation to Adams' son who survived the shooting, Chancellor Lee at www.buffs4life.org/donate. Carruth was Carolina's first-round pick (No. 27 overall) in 1997 and had a decent rookie season before his criminal decisions brought his career to an abrupt end in 1999. Along

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