Panthers Sign First-Round WR D.J. Moore


The Carolina Panthers announced Monday that they’ve signed first-round WR D.J. Moore  to a four-year rookie contract.

The Panthers have now officially signed their entire 2018 draft class:

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
1 24 DJ Moore WR Signed
2 55 Donte Jackson CB Signed
3 85 Rashaan Gaulden CB Signed
4 101 Ian Thomas TE Signed
4 136 Marquis Haynes LB Signed
5 161 Jermaine Carter Jr LB Signed
7 234 Andre Smith LB Signed
7 242 Kendrick Norton DT Signed

Moore, 21, was taken with the No. 24 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Panthers. According to, he receives a four-year, $11,171,314 contract that includes a $6,204,592 signing bonus.

The contract includes a fifth-year option for the Panthers to pick up in 2021.

During his three-year college career at Maryland, Moore recorded 146 receptions for 2,027 yards receiving (13.9 YPC) and 17 touchdowns to go along with 17 rushing attempts for 125 yards (7.4 YPC) and one touchdown.

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