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Carolina Panthers D.J. Moore selected as breakout receiver

Since quarterback Cam Newton joined the Carolina Panthers as the number one overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the team has been in search of a complementary receiver. His first few years, Newton was aided by Steve Smith before becoming more reliant on tight end Greg Olsen, but ultimately Smith departed and Olsen has been injured as of late.

In the meantime, Carolina spent six draft picks, over eight years, including two first-round selections vying for a legitimate number one option on the outside. One of those, Kelvin Benjamin, appeared poised for a solid career before an injury and other issues forced him out.