The recent surge by Carolina might cost the Panthers a top-10 draft pick in 2013.
The Panthers have won their last two games to move to 5-9. At the moment, they would hold the No. 10 pick in the draft. But Carolina’s final two games are against teams with losing records, so there is a chance the Panthers could be picking in the teens.
With tiebreakers factored in, here’s the current order for the top 10, according to ESPN Stats & Information.