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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 re-sign LB Senn

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that they have re-signed LB Jordan Senn.

Smith, Panthers agree to three-year extension

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 7:03 a.m. ET
The Panthers and WR Steve Smith have agreed to a contract extension through 2015 with an option for one additional year in 2016.

Carolina Panthers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Here are the Carolina Panthers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC South draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Alabama RB Trent Richardson could fill a primary need for the Buccaneers, as PFW's Dan Parr examines the top three draft needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Bucs.

Panthers sign DB Smith

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former 49ers DB Reggie Smith on Wednesday, the team announced.

Panthers intend to use Tolbert at fullback

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
After signing RB Mike Tolbert two weeks ago, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says he plans to use the former Charger primarily at fullback.

Panthers mull options at cornerback

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
It would not be a surprise if the Panthers poke around the thinning free-agent market at corner.

Panthers deal RB Goodson to Oakland

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers traded RB Mike Goodson to the Raiders for OT Bruce Campbell, the team announced Friday.

Panthers re-sign DE Applewhite

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Panthers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Antwan Applewhite.

Panthers not looking to break up RB stable

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Indications are the Panthers have not ruled out trading RB Jonathan Stewart this offseason, but we’re told GM Marty Hurney will not give him up easily.

Panthers add OL Pollak, LB Onatolu

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Panthers made a pair of free-agent signings on Thursday, including ex-Colts free agent Mike Pollak, who could win the starting OLG job.

Vikings add OL Schwartz

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
After releasing OGs Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera early in free agency, the Vikings have begun to piece back together their offensive line, signing free-agent OG-OT Geoff Schwartz on Wednesday.

Fantasy spin: Mike Tolbert

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Mike Tolbert appears to be the first fantasy football casualty, as he's going from a time-share to a depth role with the Panthers. William Del Pilar breaks it down.   

Panthers sign RB Tolbert

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Panthers added another piece to their talented RB corps Monday, agreeing to terms with RB Mike Tolbert on a four-year deal.

Panthers sign DB Nakamura

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Ravens S Haruki Nakamura to a three-year deal on Friday, his agent, Andy Simms, confirmed on Twitter.

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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