Carolina Panthers sign draft picks WR Curtis Samuel, DE Daeshon Hall

Panthers 2017 draft haul grades from around the web

Panthers 2017 draft haul grades from around the web

The other two drafted rookies to sign were offensive tackle and second-round pick Taylor Moton, along with sixth-rounder and fullback Alex Armah.

All drafted rookies receive four year contracts, with first round rookie Christian McCaffrey's contract including a fifth-year option that the team can exercise (like they did with Kelvin Benjamin this week).

The 20-year-old McCaffrey sounded like a pro when speaking with the media following his first practice, saying all the right things.

The fact that the Panthers guaranteed over half of McCaffrey's salary to him means he will be relied upon very heavily starting from Day 1. That must be decided during the spring prior to the player's fourth season.

The former Stanford running back holds the FBS all-purpose yardage record for a season previously held by Barry Sanders with 3,864 yards. In particular, quarterback Cam Newton wasn't able to repeat his magic from 2015, and Carolina went 6-10 to finish in last place in the division.

Moton was the 64th overall pick out of Western Michigan, where he set a school record for most career starts.

Indian police detain 3 in beating death of Muslim man
Senior police officer Muniraj G told NDTV , "In the complaint, we have written that the members are of the Hindu Yuva vahini ". Authorities said they were still searching for the ringleaders of a six-strong Hindu gang that beat Ghulam Mohammad to death.

It'll be interesting to see at the June 13 minicamp how McCaffrey's speed blends in with the veterans versus Carolina's seven draft picks, five undrafted players and 35 tryout players.

Armah became the first player in Gulf South Conference history last season to win all-conference on both offense and defense.

They have also wasted little time getting McCaffrey signed to his rookie contract that consists of the following specifics.

All undrafted free agents typically sign three-year deals.

The Carolina Panthers signed two more 2017 draft picks - second-round wide receiver Curtis Samuel and third-round defensive end Daeshon Hall - ahead of Friday's rookie minicamp.

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