Posted July 23, 2012

Louis Murphy traded to Panthers

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Louis Murphy

Louis Murphy is on his way to the Carolina Panthers after three seasons in Oakland (Ezra Shaw, Getty Images)

The Carolina Panthers needed help at wide receiver, and it looks as if they’ve gotten it. As first reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Jason Cole in a tweet, the Oakland Raiders receiver has been dealt to the Panthers. Terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed.

Murphy was the Raiders’ best receiver in the 2010-2011 season, his second as a professional after being drafted out of the University of Florida in 2008. However, he experienced a sharp drop in production last year, only appearing in 11 games as a substitute with 15 total receptions.