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Former Terps wide receiver DJ Moore, first-round pick, signs rookie contract with Panthers

Former Terps wide receiver DJ Moore, first-round pick, signs rookie contract with Panthers

The Carolina Panthers have signed wide receiver DJ Moore, their first-round draft pick out of Maryland, to a rookie contract, the team announced Monday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Moore was selected by Carolina with the 24th overall pick.

He set a Maryland single-season school record with 80 receptions last season despite having to work with four quarterbacks because of injuries. He had 1,033 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

In his three seasons at Maryland, Moore started 35 of 37 games played and finished fifth in school history in career receptions (146), sixth in receiving yards (2,027) and fourth in receiving...

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