The Carolina Panthers.are giving former New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill a chance.

He was signed to the practice squad following a workout for the NFC South franchise.

Hill was cut by the Jets after struggling for two years and going unclaimed off waivers. Hill is a speedy 6-foot-4, 215-pound forme second-round draft pick from Georgia Tech.

Hill has run the 40-yard dash in 4.36 seconds.

Hill wasn't productive for the Jets, catching 45 passes for 594 yards and four touchdowns. His agent blamed the Jets' personnel and schemes for that.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun