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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-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns holding off a Panthers club capable of pulling off an upset. 

Panthers like Pike; he's just not ready

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
Don't make too much of the fact that Carolina chose to start recent signee Brian St. Pierre at quarterback in Week 11. They like rookie QB Tony Pike, but they don't think he's ready to start, according ...

Panthers rule three out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ruled out OG Travelle Wharton and safeties Jordan Pugh and Marcus Hudson for Sunday's game against the Browns. The three did not travel to Cleveland on Saturday.

Three-and-out with Panthers radio color commentator Jim Szoke

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Panthers radio color commentator and (Charlotte, N.C.) WBT-AM sports director Jim Szoke for his take on several issues, including the progress of QB Jimmy Clausen, the future of RB DeAngelo Williams and the seemingly ...

Martin, Godfrey provide stability at safety for Panthers

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers will have holes to fill this offseason, but one of the spots that is not crying out for significant changes is safety.

Delhomme to start for Browns vs. former team

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Dellhomme will return from injury and start against his former team on Sunday.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game. 

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Clausen returns to practice, expected to start

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers expect to have rookie QB Jimmy Clausen back in the starting role for Sunday's game vs. the Browns.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Panthers add S Alexander, sign QB Null to practice squad

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed S Gerald Alexander on Tuesday and waived WR Devin Thomas. They also added QB Keith Null to their practice squad.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Fox: Clausen will start when healthy

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Head coach John Fox confirmed that rookie QB Jimmy Clausen will start when healthy.

Ravens 'D' scores twice in 37-13 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Baltimore's defense returned consecutive interceptions of Brian St. Pierre for touchdowns in the fourth quarter, Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a TD and the Ravens beat the Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.

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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