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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

Cowboys sign LB Connor

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' busy offseason continues, as they have signed former Panthers unrestricted free-agent LB Dan Connor.

Panthers cut P Baker

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers have released P Jason Baker in an effort to create more salary cap space and improve the position.

Panthers re-sign OG Hangartner, release Wharton

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to a three-year contract with OG Geoff Hangartner and released OG Travelle Wharton.

Panthers sign PK Medlock

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed PK Justin Medlock on Wednesday and waived PK Adi Kunalic.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Panthers' Rivera will be more hands-on with defense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Last season was a rough one for the Panthers' defense, which ranked 28th in yards allowed and 27th in points allowed.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Panthers sign DE-OLB Tucker

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DE-OLB Jyles Tucker to a one-year deal, Tucker's agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Panthers re-sign two players

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed LS J.J. Jansen and LB Jason Phillips.

Chudzinski, Panthers able to move forward together

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The filling of the last remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy Thursday was welcomed news for the Panthers.

Newton, Peppers added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton and Bears DE Julius Peppers were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.

Panthers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have a number of questions about the Panthers.  

Panthers' Smith gave Newton advice for offseason

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith likes Cam Newton's attitude and work ethic, but he won't speculate on how much Newton will improve next season.

Newton chosen as Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton shattered even the highest expectations in his first season, and he capped it off with the PFW/PFWA award as the league's top rookie.

Panthers hire Wilks as secondary coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired away Chargers DB coach Steve Wilks to be the team's new secondary coach/passing-defense coordinator on Monday.

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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