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Ben Hartsock

Ben Hartsock - #84 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 260 lbs.
Birthday 07/05/1980
Birthplace Chillicothe, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 3rd round, 5th pick by Colts

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
2 30 0

Panthers release CB Gamble

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Panthers released CB Chris Gamble on Friday. Gamble is the franchise’s all-time leader in interceptions.

Carolina Panthers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Carolina Panthers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Panthers cut DT Edwards

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Ron Edwards on Friday, the team confirmed.

Gettleman: Panthers could keep Williams, Stewart

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Dave Gettleman spent his 62nd birthday doing something he never did: speak — on the record, anyway — to the media.

Panthers to begin renovation after 2013 season

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers plan to begin renovations on its 16-year-old stadium immediately after the 2013 NFL season.

Panthers add DT Cole

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DT Colin Cole, the team announced Friday.

Ranking the NFL divisions for 2013

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain takes an early stab at ranking the NFL's divisions for 2013, led by the NFC South.

Panthers promote Shula to offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers stayed in-house to replace Rob Chudzinski, promoting Mike Shula to offensive coordinator, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Panthers must tackle big defensive need inside

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ignored the DT position high in the draft in recent years. That could change.

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly, the 2012 NFL leader in tackles, was voted PFW/PFWA's Defensive Rookie of the Year.

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Munnerlyn called the 2012 season one of the best of his four-year career, and he’s hoping to get a chance to build on it in a Panthers uniform next season.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Panthers fire three assistants

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Panthers LB coach Warren Belin, WR coach Fred Graves and RB coach John Settle will not return in 2013, the team announced Tuesday.

Panthers' GM search offers study in contrasts

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson will move into the next phase of his search for a new general manager next week.

Panthers will retain head coach Rivera

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Panthers have decided to retain head coach Ron Rivera, according to the Charlotte Observer.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Panthers have re-signed Hartsock, according to his agent Mike McCarthy.||||||| Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hartsock is the second free agent to re-sign, joining linebacker Jordan Senn.
Posted March 10, 2010
The New York Jets have re-signed tight end Ben Hartsock, a major part of the league's top-ranked rushing offense last season, to a two-year deal worth $3.2 million.Hartsock, 29, played his first two seasons with Indianapolis, and spent two seasons with Tennessee and one with Atlanta. He has 28 catches for 275 yards in six seasons.||||||| Hartsock, signed as a free agent last August, had one catch - a 2-yard touchdown in Week 3 - but was used mostly as a blocking complement to Dustin Keller. He helped pave the way for an offense that averaged a league-leading 172.2 yards per game behind Thomas Jones, now with Kansas City, Shonn Greene and Leon Washington.
Posted Sept. 02, 2009
The Jets have signed Hartsock to a one-year deal, filling their need for a blocking tight end, his agent told The Associated Press.||||||| Hartsock, who spent last season with Atlanta, signed with the Jets on Wednesday, a day after the Falcons released him, agent Mike McCartney said. Hartsock played his first two seasons with Indianapolis and also played two seasons with Tennessee. He has 27 catches for 273 yards in five seasons, but will be counted on to be the blocking complement to pass-receiving tight end Dustin Keller.
Posted Nov. 27, 2008
The Falcons put Hartsock on injured reserve Wednesday.||||||| The 264-pound Hartsock, who had only three catches and was essentially another lineman for Atlanta's powerful running game, injured a toe in last weekend's 45-28 victory over Carolina. He is out for the season after making eight starts in 11 games. Justin Peelle, who has nine catches for 99 yards this season, will likely move into the starting role for Sunday's game at San Diego, with Jason Rader taking over the backup role.
Posted March 02, 2008
The Falcons moved quickly to replace tight end Alge Crumpler by agreeing to terms with Hartsock.||||||| Hartsock, who was drafted in the third round in 2004 by Indianapolis, is best known for his blocking ability. He has just 24 catches for 247 yards in 45 career games, including 12 catches for 138 yards with Tennessee last season. Terms of the deal were not released.

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