Over the weekend, the Carolina Panthers traded for offensive lineman Bruce Campbell, from the Oakland Raiders. In exchange, the Panthers gave the Raiders RB Mike Goodson.
Goodson played extensively in 2010 when the Panthers had injuries to starting running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, but last season, he played in only four games and did not carry the ball once. Goodson was drafted in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL draft, and started three games with Carolina in three years.
In 2010, Goodson rushed for 452 yards on 103 carries and caught forty passes, but also fumbled six times. Carolina’s management believes Goodson has potential, but with Williams and Stewart still on the roster, Goodson was expendable.
“Mike is a talented player who gave us three good years, but our depth at running back allowed us to make this move,” said Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney according to Sports Network
Offensive lineman Bruce Campbell is entering his third year out of Hargrave Military Academy. In his two years with Oakland, he played guard, but the Panthers plan to move him to tackle.