Report: Former Jets receiver Stephen Hill working out with Panthers

Monday September 1st, 2014

Wide receiver Stephen Hill is working out with the Panthers on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan.

The 23-year-old Hill, a second-round pick out of Georgia Tech in 2012, was cut by the Jets over the weekend after two disappointing seasons in which he caught a total of 45 passes for 594 yards and four touchdowns.

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After losing several veteran receivers this offseason -- including Steve Smith --  Carolina is expected to rely heavily on rookie Kelvin Benjamin and veteran Jerricho Cotchery.

Hill, who stands 6-foot-4, 215 pounds, ran a 4.36 40-yard dash at the NFL combine. The Panthers open the season Sept. 7 at Tampa Bay.

- Chris Johnson 

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