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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

Fantasy outlook: Cam Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Should fantasy owners follow Marty Hurney's lead and take a chance on Cam Newton in drafts this year?

Real challenge just beginning for Panthers, Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
We don't know what GM Marty Hurney's legacy will be, but he has chosen one of the most polarizing players in the draft's history to help decide it.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 1

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the first pick in the NFL draft, including QB Sam Bradford by the Rams last year.

Readers believe Panthers will select QB Newton

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll question asking who Carolina will select with the first overall pick overwhelmingly believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will be the choice.

Panthers' Smith has cleared out locker, suite

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Prior to NFL teams locking out players from their facilities, Panthers WR Steve Smith cleared out his locker of all his personal belongings at Bank of America Stadium, sources told PFW.

Panthers’ Edwards stands to benefit from clean slate

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
After WR Armanti Edwards' very disappointing rookie season, the Panthers' decision to trade their 2011 second-round pick to take him in the third round last year has been second-guessed.

Reports: Panthers not receiving proposals for No. 1 pick just yet

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers haven't received any trade proposals for the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press Thursday and The Charlotte Observer Friday.

Panthers' Hurney struggling to create Newton market

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
It's hard to blame the Panthers for the things that have been out of their control this offseason, but generating more buzz on Cam Newton is something they should be able to do more of.

Mallett canceled meeting with Panthers

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett chose to cancel his meeting with the Panthers earlier this month, but there are conflicting reports on if the quarterback was actually sick or not.

Green to meet with Panthers on Friday

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Georgia WR A.J. Green is meeting with the Panthers Friday, the receiver told PFW in an interview.

Letter sent to former players detailing NFL's proposal

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy, both former NFL players, have sent a letter to retired players detailing the league's mid-March proposal to the NFLPA.

Panthers CB Marshall hoping for chance to hit open market

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Panthers could have a very unhappy player on their hands if CB Richard Marshall doesn't get a chance to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Newton has chance to win over undecided Panthers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
At some point in the not too distant future, the Panthers' decision makers are going to get together and try to have a conversation that results in a clear resolution to the question no one knows the answer to quite ...

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

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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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