QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 2 months ago
Hill (knee) took part in some individual portions of the Panthers' OTAs this week.
Hill is 10 months removed from suffering a torn ACL during last year's training camp, so his return to early practices is encouraging. Although Hill isn't participating in team drills just yet, he's seemingly on pace to be up to speed in time for this year's camp, when he figures to compete for a roster spot once again.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 5 months ago
The Panthers have re-signed Hill (knee) to a one-year deal.
Hill, who would have become a restricted free agent otherwise, will now look to make his mark in the Carolina passing offense in 2016, but first he'll need to re-prove his health after missing last season after having suffered a torn ACL in training camp.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 8 months ago
Hill has been suspended one game for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Hill suffered a torn ACL in the opening days of training camp, effectively ending his season before it could kick off. The current suspension likely stems from a citation for marijuana paraphernalia possession in late July, but in any case, he'll have to serve the one-game ban once he's healthy enough to take the field.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 12 months ago4 Comments
The Carolina Panthers waived wide receiver Stephen Hill on Sunday after he was diagnosed with a torn ACL, according to ESPN.com. Hill suffered the injury during practice Saturday and had to be carted off the field.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 12 months ago
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Stephen Hill was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia Tuesday, according to the Charlotte Observer. Hill, who signed with the team earlier this offseason, is considered a long shot to make the team out of training camp.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 1 year ago
Hill was among the Panthers' standout players during OTAs, according to head coach Ron Rivera.
Hill spent last season on the Panthers' practice squad after the Jets released him following a disappointing two-year experiment. At 6-4 with impressive speed, the 2012 second-round pick has yet to develop the consistency required to become a successful NFL wideout, but reports of him showing well this offseason are at least encouraging. Nonetheless, Hill will have to carry over his performance level to training camp in order to earn a place on Carolina's regular season roster.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 2 years ago
The Panthers have signed Hill to a futures contract, the team's official site reports.
Hill, who spent the 2014 season on the Carolina practice squad, was second-round pick by the Jets in 2012, but so far his intriguing blend of size (6-4, 215) and speed has yet to result in consistent NFL results for 23-year-old wideout, who New York waived prior to the start of this past season.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 2 years ago2 Comments
Hill has been signed to the Panthers' practice squad, the Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.
He worked out with Carolina earlier in the week, and while the Panthers have more conceivable avenues to playing time for a wide receiver than almost any other team in the league, practice squad players, especially documented busts like Hill, don't typically make good fantasy investments.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 2 years ago6 Comments
Hill is working out for the Panthers on Monday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.
Though he was unable to establish a role with the Jets this season, Carolina could be a good spot for Hill to get a fresh start, with not much proven depth behind to team's top trio of wideouts, Kelvin Benjamin, Jerricho Cotchery and Jason Avant.
QStephen HillWR CAR (7) 2 years ago4 Comments
Hill has been released by the Jets.
After he was unable to cement a key role behind top wideout Eric Decker, the Jets decided to move on from Hill, with Jeremy Kerley and David Nelson next up for wideout targets in the team's offense. Hill, the 43rd overall choice in the 2012 NFL Draft, figures to get a fresh start, given that there are plenty of teams looking for wideout help in the wake of Saturday's NFL roster cut-downs.