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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' Brayton agrees to three-year deal

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers re-signed DE Tyler Brayton on Wednesday, according to reports.

Panthers re-sign OL Pettiti

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Panthers have re-signed OL Rob Pettiti, according to Pettiti's agent, Ralph Cindrich, who announced the move on Twitter.

Veteran backup quarterback a pressing need for Panthers

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
After cutting Jake Delhomme, the Panthers announced they decided Matt Moore would be their starting quarterback in 2010, but there is a vacancy to be filled behind Moore on the depth chart.

Report: Panthers QB Moore to sign tender

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The player expected to start at quarterback for the Panthers in 2010 will soon be under contract.

Hoover's run with Panthers ends

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Panthers S Chris Harris announced that FB Brad Hoover has been cut on Twitter.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Peppers doesn't like spotlight, but that's what he's getting with megadeal

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers has a reputation as a guy who takes some plays off, and that may not sit well with Bears fans. However, if he produces anywhere close to the level he's capable of, the praise will overshadow the ...

Panthers release DT Kemoeatu, LB Diggs

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Panthers have parted with both of their starting defensive tackles from the 2008 season.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.

Panthers cut DT Lewis

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers will be joined by one of his former teammates on the free-agent market this year.

Report: Panthers give Moore highest tender

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
It's a safe bet that QB Matt Moore will be playing in Charlotte next season.

NFC South team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
With No. 1 WR Antonio Bryant departing in free agency, wide receiver is a pressing need for the Buccaneers. PFW continues its series in which it examines the needs of each team, analyzing the NFC South.  

Panthers prepare for post-Peppers era

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Panthers will have a glaring hole to fill on defense after DE Julius Peppers departs in free agency.

Panthers announce they will not tag Peppers

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers put to rest any doubts about their plans for DE Julius Peppers by announcing they would not place the franchise tag on him before Thursday's deadline for using it.

Peppers likely to demand Haynesworth-like deal

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Although he's had some lengthy cold streaks, Panthers DE Julius Peppers will probably seek a free-agent contract similar to the one Albert Haynesworth signed last year with the Redskins.

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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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