Panthers sign 5 draft picks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers signed five of their eight draft picks.

The team announced Thursday they have signed second-round draft choice cornerback Donte Jackson, fourth-round draft picks tight end Ian Thomas and defensive end Marquis Haynes, fifth-round selection linebacker Jermaine Carter and seventh-round draft choice defensive tackle Kendrick Norton.

Terms of the contracts were not released.

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