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In advance of training camp, which begins in four days, the Panthers were wheeling and dealing on Monday. Earlier in the day, the team traded a late-round conditional draft choice to the Raiders for receiver Louis Murphy. The 25-year-old Murphy was on the roster bubble in Oakland, and looked to be the odd man out of a crowded WR corps. The Raiders did well acquiring a pick for him. In Carolina, Murphy brings depth to a position where there isn’t much, and, assuming he makes the team, figures to provide a nice deep outlet for quarterback Cam Newton. Later, a more notable move took place when it was reported that the Panthers had shipped right tackle Jeff Otah to the Jets in exchange for … you guessed it, an undisclosed late-round pick. The No. 19 overall selection in the 2008 draft, Otah is an immensely talented player and equally massive individual — 6-foot-6, 330 pounds. However, he’s missed all but four games the past two seasons due to back and knee injuries, and some within the ...
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