Free Agency-Panthers Capsule
CAROLINA PANTHERS (7-9)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Mike Adams, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, RB Kenjon Barner, RB Travaris Cadet, K Chandler Catanzaro, OT Chris Clark, LB Thomas Davis, WR Devin...
WRs Moore, Samuel bring ‘different dimension’ to Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — D.J. Moore has a running joke with Curtis Samuel before every game about which of the young Panthers receivers is "going to go off" that day.
Recently it's been one or the other with a big game — and sometimes both.
D.J. Moore latest playmaker to emerge for balanced Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It was D.J. Moore's turn to be a young standout for the Carolina Panthers.
The Panthers' first-round draft pick from Maryland had a team-high five receptions for 90 yards and also gained 39 yards on electrifying runs on back-to-back plays, including a 28-yard dash around right end that proved to be Carolina's biggest run of the day, in a dominating 36-21 win against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Newton scores 3 TDs, Panthers defeat Ravens 36-21
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers didn't wait until the fourth quarter to turn it up a notch on offense.
The result was an impressive win against the league's top-ranked defense.
Newton completed 21 of 29 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 52 yards and another score as the Panthers soundly defeated the Baltimore Ravens 36-21 on Sunday for their ninth straight win at home.
Panthers rookie WR working on ball-protection techniques
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers drafted wide receiver D.J. Moore in the first round this past April because of his ability to make plays after the catch.
But Moore's gift for turning nothing into something got him into trouble last Sunday after fumbling twice — once following a reception and again on a punt return — while fighting for extra yards. The Redskins turned those two turnovers into 10 points and defeated the Panthers 23-17.
Panthers’ Moore has a day to remember _ both good and bad
ATLANTA (AP) — D.J. Moore had a day to remember.
Both good and bad.
Carolina's first-round pick had the first catch — and touchdown — of his fledgling NFL career when he hauled in a 51-yard scoring pass from Cam Newton with just over 2 minutes remaining Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
But, with a chance to send the game to overtime, Moore couldn't hang on.
Mystery: Newton anxious to see what Panthers have on offense
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton says he's extremely comfortable playing in new coordinator Norv Turner's scheme and is thrilled with the talent the Panthers have surrounded him with on offense.
But the eighth-year quarterback isn't going out on a limb and making predictions on what Carolina might achieve this season.
Panthers Preview Capsule
CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)
New faces: RB C.J. Anderson, WR Torrey Smith, WR Jarius Wright, WR D.J. Moore, TE Ian Thomas, OL Jeremiah Sirles, DT Dontari Poe, CB Donte Jackson, S Da'Norris Searcy, QB Taylor Heinicke.
Key losses: RB Jonathan Stewart, OG Andrew Norwell, TE Ed Dickson, DE Charles Johnson, DT Star Lotulelei, CB Daryl Worley, S Kurt Coleman, QB Derek Anderson.
Panthers’ DJ Moore cited for driving 113 mph in work zone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says rookie wide receiver D.J. Moore has "chastised" after the first-round draft pick from Maryland was cited for driving approximately 113 mph in a work zone in Interstate 77 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — An optimistic Cam Newton says he's adjusting well to a new offensive scheme and boldly proclaimed it's time for the Carolina Panthers to "take back the division."
Wearing a "Change the culture" t-shirt and a "Keep Pounding" hat, an upbeat Newton was budding with enthusiasm on Saturday even after starting right tackle Daryl Williams went down with a knee injury earlier in practice.
BC-FBN--Panthers Training Camp Capsule
CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)
OPEN CAMP: July 26, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
LAST YEAR: Panthers enjoyed bounce-back season after failing to reach playoffs in 2017. Carolina lost three times to New Orleans, including wild-card playoffs. No deep threat, lengthy injury to TE Greg Olsen and poor pass protection doomed offense. Defense remained one of NFL's best behind high MLB Luke Kuechly.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed wide receiver D.J. Moore, their first-round draft pick.
All eight of Carolina's draft picks are now under contract.
When D.J. Moore was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, there was one person really excited for him. And that was Albie Crosby who coached Moore during his playing days at Imhotep Charter.
Crosby helped develop and shape Moore’s career before heading to the University of Maryland where he played some outstanding college football and became a first round pick.
Panthers upgrade speed to keep up with NFC South
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Marty Hurney felt he needed to upgrade team speed after the Panthers failed to win the NFC South the last two seasons.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers turned their attention to the secondary on the second day of the NFL draft — and added an extra draft pick along the way.
The Panthers selected cornerback Donte Jackson from LSU in the second round and safety Rashaan Gaulden from Tennessee in the third round Friday night, one day after taking wide receiver D.J. Moore from Maryland with the 24th overall pick in round one.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ron Rivera received a text from Cam Newton immediately after the Carolina Panthers selected Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore in the first round of the NFL draft that read: "Thank you!"
The Panthers gave Newton more help on offense Thursday night by selecting Moore 24th overall in hopes of upgrading a passing game that finished 28th in the league last season.
Moore was the first wide receiver taken in the draft.
In March, 46 NFL coaches and scouts attended the University of Marylands football pro day in College Park. At one point that morning, 45 of them watched as receiver D.J. Moore, considered a top prospect, ran routes and caught passes.
The other was watching Adam Greene.
The former Terrapins placekicker, who like Moore dreams of playing in the NFL, ran drills, performed kickoffs and kicked field goals his longest was about 51 yards for Buffalo Bills assistant special teams coach Matthew Smiley.
- The Washington TimesRedskins have a major need at wide receiver, but finding immediate impact in draft isn't easyFebruary 27, 2019
- The Washington TimesPanthers still trying to incorporate D.J. MooreOctober 11, 2018
- The Washington TimesTaivon Jacobs motivated by list of former Terrapins receivers in NFLOctober 11, 2018
Former Imhotep Charter football standout wide receiver D.J. Moore who had a great college career at the University of Maryland could be the local player to watch in this month’s NFL Draft. The draft will take place between April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Moore, a 5-foot-11, 215-pounder, seems to be climbing up the NFL Draft board. ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has been very impressed with Moore’s talents.
D.J. Moore takes center stage, Will Likely reappears at Maryland pro day
COLLEGE PARK Scouts and coaches from 30 NFL teams arrived at Cole Field House Wednesday to watch former University of Maryland football stars show what they can bring to the next level.
Wide receiver D.J. Moore and cornerback J.C. Jackson, who are expected to be selected in next month's NFL Draft, put on another show at Maryland's pro day to follow up their performances at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Ex-Imhotep standout declares for NFL Draft
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland record-breaking receiver D.J. Moore will skip his senior season to enter the NFL Draft.
Moore was selected first-team All-Big Ten after setting a school record with 80 catches for 1,033 yards. He also scored eight touchdowns.
Moore ends his Maryland career with 146 receptions, fifth-most in school history. His 17 TD catches rank fourth, and he is only the fifth Terrapin to amass more than 2,000 yards receiving.
Tribune Staff Writer
D.J. Moore picks up postseason honors
D.J. Moore had an outstanding season for the University of Maryland as the team’s brilliant wide receiver. Moore, a former Imhotep Charter standout, picked up two postseason honors. The 5-foot-11, 215-pound junior was named first-team All-Big Ten.
He led the conference in receptions with 80 and receiving yards with 1,033. Moore had eight touchdown receptions. He averaged 12.9 yards a catch.
PHILLY FOOTBALLERS: Locals gearing up for college gridiron return
College football season will kick off in the Philadelphia area and around the country in two weeks. There are a number of top local players from the Public and Catholic Leagues playing Division I, II and III football this season.
These players should be impact players this season. Most of them certainly had some great moments last year, which caught the eyes of many fans throughout the area.