The Chicago Bears are trading the No 1 overall pick in the 2023 draft to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for four draft picks and wide receiver DJ Moore. He was drafter by the Panthers in the first round of the 2018 draft. He has since become the fourth-leading receiver in franchise history – gathering 5,201 yards and 21 touchdowns off 364 receptions.

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The 25-year-old has five NFL seasons under his belt, all with the Panthers. In March 2022, he signed a three-year extension with the Panthers worth about $62 million. That resulted in his contract to four years, giving him three years in control with the Bears.

The former No. 24 overall pick in the 2018 draft has three seasons receiving over 1,000 yards. Last season, he recorded 888 yards and seven touchdowns, the most he’s recorded in a single season. The bears found their No. 1 receiver ahead of free agency.

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DJ is a dedicated father to his daughter, Arielle Melody Moore, and a reserved gentleman influenced by his special relationship with his mom Cookie Moore.

DJ Moore’s parents

DJ was born on April 14, 1997, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to parents Cookie Ridley and DJ Moore Sr. He keeps his private life very personal and shared very little about his parents or about his previous life. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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The star player at the Carolina Panthers is not married or engaged to anyone yet. DJ has a daughter, Airelle, who pictures he shares on his social media accounts very often but never revealed anything about her mother.

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DJ Moore attended Imhotep Institute Charter High School in his home city before committing to play college football at the University of Maryland. In 2017, he was the Big Ten Receiver of the Year and named First Team All-Big Ten.