Originally Posted by TonyR
Carolina won't be motivated to trade Stewart for a moderate-to-low haul because Hurney knows the Panthers will likely receive a compensatory draft pick — perhaps as high as a third-round selection — if Stewart becomes a free agent next offseason and signs elsewhere.
Don't understand the logic there. We're going to turn down a guaranteed 3rd round pick in the 2012 draft to MAYBE get a 3rd round pick in the 2014 draft? I'm not buying it. Simple posturing.