The Carolina Panthers hosted a wide receiver job fair of sorts on Monday at Bank of America Stadium.
The team brought in free agent WR Domenik Hixon for a visit as previously reported by the Observer while also hosting former West Virginia standout Stedman Bailey in a pre-draft interview.
No deal was struck between Hixon, most recently with the New York Giants, and the Panthers on Monday, and the two sides will continue to talk Tuesday.
The Cleveland Browns have also showed interest in Hixon, who last season caught 39 passes for 567 yards and two touchdowns. A five-year veteran, Hixon has a history with Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman, who was in New Yorks front office for a decade and a half.
Should he come to Carolina, Hixon would likely assume the No. 3 wide receiver role.
Bailey, who tweeted from his verified account that he was visiting the Panthers, is one of many draft hopefuls taking his turn to meet with an NFL team. Bailey said on his Twitter account that it was his first meeting with an NFL team since he decided to forgo his senior year with the Mountaineers and declare for the draft.
At West Virginia, the 5-foot-10 Bailey caught 209 passes for 3,404 yards and 41 touchdowns in his career. Last season he grabbed 25 touchdowns, which is tied for second all-time in FBS history.
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