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Carolina Panthers


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 WR Smith will return Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith practiced for the third consecutive day and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Clausen's second chance may come before long

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers are taking a week-to-week approach to the quarterback situation, so the recently demoted Jimmy Clausen could get another shot to start before long.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Panthers QB Moore to start vs. 49ers

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore will start Sunday against San Francisco, head coach John Fox said Monday.

Panthers going nowhere fast

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:03 a.m. ET
There are many reasons behind the Panthers' pathetic showing, but the biggest problem has been the ineffective and uninspired coaching of John Fox and his staff the first third of the season, the way we hear it.

Panthers' Fox attempts to maintain positive image

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
While John Fox attempts to put space between himself and the Panthers' failings, there are some who say the head coach deserves blame for the way things are going.

Panthers sign WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed former Redskins WR Devin Thomas to assist their 31st-ranked passing attack.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Bears win big despite Collins' four picks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Forte rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, Julius Peppers led a ferocious defense and the Bears overcame four interceptions by backup quarterback Todd Collins to beat the winless Panthers 23-6 on Sunday.

Fox hasn't lost Panthers players despite rough start

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
Although Carolina has started the season 0-4, head coach John Fox hasn't lost the locker room, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers WR Smith will miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith will miss Carolina's Week Five game against the Bears with an ankle injury.

Panthers DE Johnson proving to be solid replacement for Peppers

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Chares Johnson is doing a solid job defending the run and rushing the passer in his first season as a full-time starter.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Bears could get an opportunity to make an interception if Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen continues to stare down his receivers.

Panthers release WR Jarrett, sign Clowney

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Panthers released WR Dwayne Jarrett and signed WR David Clowney on Tuesday.

Panthers have few receiving options vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Panthers are facing the grim reality of being without WRs Steve Smith and Dwayne Jarrett this week against the Bears, hoping to end a four-game slide to start the season.

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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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