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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

Report: Chargers DB coach Wilks joining Panthers

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Chargers assistant head coach/DBs Steve Wilks is rejoining Ron Rivera in Carolina, according to a report on the San Diego Union-Tribune's website.

Rivera: Healthy defense will make Panthers more complete

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Ron Rivera sounded very optimistic about the future of the Panthers' defense when PFW caught up with him this week.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Rams receive permission to speak with Chudzinski

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
After developing Cam Newton into a star, Panthers' offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski could end up in St. Louis, where he would be expected to turn Sam Bradford into a top NFL quarterback.

Heat gets turned up on Panthers S Martin

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers S Sherrod Martin will be heading into his contract year, facing pressure to put doubts about him to rest.

Reports: Jaguars targeting offensive coordinators for head job

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are making it no secret the type of head coach they want, with reported requests to interview three offensive coordinators from around the NFL.

Chudzinski should be at top of Bucs' short list

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
One of the first people Tampa Bay should look to interview for its head-coaching vacancy is Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who did great work with Cam Newton.

Saints set multiple records in win over Panthers

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers, Rivera putting doubts to rest

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Panthers, winners of four of their last five games, have come a considerable distance in a relatively short period.

Four guns stolen from Panthers LB Wilson

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Police in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating to find out who broke into a vehicle owned by Panthers LB Kion Wilson and stole four guns from it, according to a report.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Newton, Panthers pound Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season as the Panthers handed the Bucs their ninth straight defeat.

Panthers place CB Munnerlyn on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed starting CB Captain Munnerlyn on injured reserve Friday with a strained left hamstring.

Panthers LB Senn making most of opportunity

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Fourth-year LB Jordan Senn has started each of the past five games and caught head coach Ron Rivera's eye along the way.

Improving Panthers' maturity will be tested

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Earlier this season, the Panthers briefly took a step back after having taken one forward, and now they have to prove they can avoid a letdown after a taste of success.

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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