For a wide receiver, size not as vital as this trait, Panthers GM, coach say

The Charlotte Observer
For a wide receiver, size not as vital as this trait, Panthers GM, coach say
For a wide receiver, size not as vital as this trait, Panthers GM, coach say

Five feet 10, 5 feet 11, 5 feet 11, 6 feet, 6 feet 1. Those are the listed heights of Carolina Panthers wide receivers Jarius Wright, D.J. Moore, Curtis Samuel, Torrey Smith and Chris Hogan, respectively. With the departure of 6-foot-4 receiver Devin Funchess to Indianapolis this offseason, there is growing concern within the Carolina fanbase about the team's perceived lack of a red-zone target. Some national analysts also have predicted that the team selects a big-bodied receiver in next week's NFL Draft. But while general manager Marty Hurney and head coach Ron Rivera are looking to add playmakers through the draft and free agency, they say size isn't necessarily the first trait they covet

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