Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, left, says center Ryan Kalil, center, and linebacker Luke Kuechly (right) are as important for the leadership they bring to the lockerroom as their football skill.
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, left, says center Ryan Kalil, center, and linebacker Luke Kuechly (right) are as important for the leadership they bring to the lockerroom as their football skill. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, left, says center Ryan Kalil, center, and linebacker Luke Kuechly (right) are as important for the leadership they bring to the lockerroom as their football skill. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Ryan Kalil, Luke Kuechly have natural quality Panthers can least afford to lose

May 27, 2017 2:29 PM