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Panthers sign draft picks Benjamin, Turner

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Updated: 6/04/2014 5:26 pm

Charlotte, NC ( - The Carolina Panthers signed first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin and third-round selection Trai Turner on Wednesday.

Benjamin was taken with the 28th overall pick out of Florida State, where last season he helped the Seminoles win the national title with 54 receptions for 1,011 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Turner started at offensive guard the last two seasons at LSU and was a member of the All-SEC Second Team last year.

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