Panthers WR Wright eager to play for Norv Turner again

Published 8:05 am Wednesday, March 21, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Wide receiver Jarius Wright says he’s eager to play again for Carolina offensive coordinator Norv Turner — regardless of where he lines up.

Wright signed his three-year contract with the Panthers on Tuesday, one day after agreeing to terms .

The 28-year-old Wright figures to compete with Curtis Samuel for Carolina’s third down slot receiver spot behind starters Devin Funchess and Torrey Smith. Wright worked primarily as a slot receiver when he played 2 ½ seasons under Turner with the Minnesota Vikings but said he’s ready to do it all.

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“With Norv I have played outside and inside and he does a great job of moving guys around,” Wright said Tuesday on a conference call. “I think we have a lot of guys who can do a lot of different things.”