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The Panthers selected another edge rusher

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CHARLOTTE Will Grier Jersey , N.C. (AP) —in Alabama’s Christian Miller in the fourth round of the NFL draft before adding running back Jordan Scarlett from Florida in the fifth round.The Panthers traded down in the sixth-round and drafted South Carolina offensive tackle Dennis DaleyMiller is the son Corey Miller, who played nine seasons as a linebacker in the NFL, mostly with the New York Giants.The 6-foot-3, 247-pound Miller only started four games last season for the Crimson Tide but managed 36 tackles, including 8 ½ sacks. He didn’t play in the national championship game loss to Clemson because of a hamstring injury.But the Panthers like his explosiveness and versatility with his ability to drop into coverage.Scarlett started 12 of 13 games last season for Florida, rushing for 776 yards and five touchdowns while catching 10 passes for 84 yards.But his college career has been marred by off-the-field problems.He was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession as a freshman, keeping him out of a bowl game against Michigan. In 2017, he was part of a credit card fraud scandal along with other teammates and was suspended for the entire season.Daley early All-American honors as a sophomore for the Gamecocks.Earlier in the draft, the Panthers selected defensive end Brian Burns from Florida State in the first round http://www.carolinapanthersteamonline.com/christian-miller-jersey , traded up to get left tackle Greg Little from Mississippi in the second and added quarterback Will Grier from West Virginia as a backup for Cam Newton in the third. LOS ANGELES — The Pittsburgh Pirates headed north by bus Sunday evening to see if the roller-coaster ride will continue. Fresh off a series victory at San Diego, capped by a 7-5 victory Sunday, the Pirates are now in Los Angeles for the first of three games Monday, having won four of their last six games. That winning run came after a five-game losing streak. The five games before that? The Pirates won four of them. The Dodgers have been a bit steadier of late, going 17-9 in June to keep pace with the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks in the National League West. But the end of June was a bit of a struggle as the Dodgers lost four of their last five before the calendar flipped. They opened July with a 6-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Not only did the Dodgers’ offense take off in June, to the tune of 55 home runs to set a franchise record for a month, the pitching staff got healthy again … literally. Alex Wood (4-5, 4.00 ERA) will take the mound Monday, looking and feeling much better after nagging leg cramps early in the year. Wood went seven innings against the Chicago Cubs in his last outing Wednesday Jordan Scarlett Jersey , his longest start since his season debut on March 30 when he worked eight innings against the San Francisco Giants. An All-Star for the first time last season, Wood is once again starting to look like the pitcher who can rise to the occasion on a nightly basis. “I’m still looking for consistency out of my sinker, but the breaking ball was a lot better,” Wood told reporters after his most recent start. “Overall, it was pretty good.” The Dodgers also have Clayton Kershaw back recently from a lower back injury and Rich Hill returned from a blister on his left middle finger. Both left-handers will face the Pirates this week. Pittsburgh announced Sunday that Nick Kingham (2-3, 3.82) will start the series opener at Dodger Stadium. He will take the spot of Chad Kuhl, who is on the DL with a forearm strain. The Pirates (40-43) know that getting some length on their current winning ways can get them to .500 soon, possibly by the All-Star break that starts in two weeks. “We’re starting to show a little bit of resiliency here the last week or so,” Pirates infielder Josh Harrison said Greedy Williams Jersey , according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “A team that (is) not making any excuses, which is refreshing because at the end of the day we know what we have to do and that’s come to show up every day. “It’s been some ups and downs, but every team goes through ups and downs, and a lot of guys here are riding that wave of knowing that any day can be that day that we turn it around.” Wood is 2-2 with a 2.86 ERA in eight career games (seven starts) against the Pirates. He has not faced Pittsburgh since last season. Kingham, a rookie, has not pitched against the Dodgers in any of his first six appearances.