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Panthers' 1st-round pick honors Kobe Bryant by wearing No. 8

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) When Carolina Panthers first-round draft pick Jaycee Horn learned the NFL would let cornerbacks wear single-digit numbers this season, his jersey choice became easy.

He selected No. 8 to honor his childhood hero, Kobe Bryant.

"Kobe has always been my favorite athlete," said Horn, the eighth overall pick in last month's draft.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1240.750
x-Tampa Bay 1150.688
Carolina 5110.313
Atlanta 4120.250
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: T. Bridgewater3733
Pass TDs: T. Bridgewater15
Rush Yds: M. Davis642
Rush TDs: M. Davis6
Rec Yds: D. Moore1193
Rec TDs: D. Moore4
Int: D. Jackson3
Sacks: B. Burns9.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5592 (21)
Passing Yards: 4129 (17)
Rushing Yards: 1704 (21)
Points per game: 21.9 (24)
Yards per game: 349.5 (21)
Touchdowns: 35 (25)
Field Goals: 29 (8)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5761 (18)
Passing Yards: 4024 (16)
Rushing Yards: 1936 (20)
Points per game: 25.1 (18)
Yards per game: 360.1 (18)
Touchdowns: 45 (20)
Field Goals: 29 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/8 A. Bouye signed
4/6 M. Ivey signed One-year contract (through 2021)
4/6 J. Julius signed One-year contract (through 2021)
4/6 J. Ibe signed
4/5 S. Darnold traded for 2021 and 2022 draft picks
3/31 J. Miller re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/30 M. Simon signed
3/24 M. Ammendola signed One-year contract (through 2021)
3/23 F. Luvu signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/22 L. Hajrullahu cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/9 T. Davis Sr. knee (Out)
1/3 T. Davis Sr. knee (Out)
1/3 B. Burns shoulder (Doubtful)
1/3 C. McCaffrey thigh (Doubtful)
1/3 R. Okung calf (Doubtful)
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