“When you come in here, you see what these guys mean to the organization,” Chinn said of the retiring legends. “But just to see what these guys mean to the organization, it’s inspiring to me. It’s encouraging to see the guys who built this team to what it was, and the level they brought it to.”
Chinn gets compared to Davis a lot, primarily because of the position-less nature of their arrivals to the NFL.
Davis was a safety at Georgia who could run and hit, but bounced around a bit before settling into a job at linebacker and making it his own. Chinn was a safety at Southern Illinois, and became a linebacker out of a bit of necessity, and was lining up all over the field by the end of the season.
For Panthers defensive run game coordinator Al Holcomb, it