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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

Davis’ injury gives Connor chance to start for Panthers

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis' torn ACL, which could keep him from playing in 2010, has created an opportunity for third-year LB Dan Connor.

WR Muhammad announces retirement

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Former Panthers and Bears WR Muhsin Muhammad announced his retirement Thursday after 14 NFL seasons.

Panthers LB Davis tears ACL

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis tore his right ACL for the second time in seven months during OTAs Tuesday and he could miss the entire 2010 season.

Panthers' Marshall, Davis sign tenders

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
CB Richard Marshall and WLB Thomas Davis decided to sign their restricted free-agent tenders Tuesday.

Key deadline approaching for Panthers CB Marshall

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Richard Marshall has yet to sign his restricted free-agent tender for $1.759 million, but he'll likely do so before June 15, which is when Carolina can reduce its offer to 110 percent of his 2009 base ...

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Depth at safety could become an issue for Panthers

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Carolina doesn't exactly have a strong Plan B if the new starting safety tandem of Charles Godfrey and Sherrod Martin doesn't stay healthy or performs poorly.

Panthers QB Moore still expected to open season as starter

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Reports indicate rookie Jimmy Clausen turned heads in his first minicamp and could push Matt Moore for the starting spot in training camp, but we hear the job is still Moore's to lose.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Bears trade LB Williams to Panthers for S Harris

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Continuing to work hard to fill their most glaring need, the Bears acquired S Chris Harris from the Panthers in exchange for LB Jamar Williams Tuesday afternoon.

2010 draft choices by team: Panthers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Panthers make Clausen QB of the future

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers missed out on the buzz of Day One with no first-round pick, but they made up for it with their top selection Friday, setting off a thunderous reaction from the crowd in Radio City Music Hall.

Panthers DE Brown bulking up for Year Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The debate over whether the Panthers were wise to trade their 2010 first-round pick to draft DE Everette Brown in the second round last year simmers as Brown prepares for his second season.

Panthers expected to fill need at receiver early in draft

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
GM Marty Hurney has failed to find a young complementary receiver to pair with Steve Smith in his tenure and it long has been a glaring need.

Panthers not looking to break up Stewart-Williams backfield

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
There were rumors earlier this offseason that the Panthers were interested in trading RB DeAngelo Williams, but head coach John Fox shot down that talk this week.

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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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