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Panthers sign another of their drafted cornerbacks, Daryl Worley

Texas v West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, WV - NOVEMBER 14: Daryl Worley #7 and Shaq Petteway #36 of the West Virginia Mountaineers knock the ball out of the hands of Caleb Bluiett #42 of the Texas Longhorns in the firs half during the game on November 14, 2015 at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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The Panthers signed their third draft pick, who happened to be their third-rounder.

Now they’re two-thirds of the way to signing all the cornerbacks they drafted.

The team announced they had signed cornerback Daryl Worley to his rookie deal. He’s the second corner they took (behind second-rounder James Bradberry, who has already signed) as they addressed their glaring positional need.

Worley, from West Virginia, has a chance to compete for significant playing time by virtue of the Panthers’ abject need at the position. After rescinding the franchise tag from Josh Norman, they were left with an injured incumbent (Bene Benwikere, coming off a broken leg), and a bunch of replacement-level players including Super Bowl starter Robert McClain.

The Panthers still have two unsigned rookies, first-round defensive tackle Vernon Butler and fifth-round cornerback Zack Sanchez.