With Jordan Gross' retirement, the
Chandler is a converted defensive lineman who went undrafted out of UCLA in 2012.
ProFootballFocus.com rated Bell as their 34th-best offensive tackle out of 43 qualifiers who played at least 75 percent of their teams snaps.
Bell started 24 games at left tackle over his final two seasons at New Mexico.
"I think the mistake we make is we all have preconceived notions about what a guy can and can't do," Gettleman said. "I have seen Byron over there. In my mind, he is not a fish out of water."
Still, Carolina is expected to select an offensive tackle or two in the draft.
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