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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 cut LB Tucker

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers cut LB Jyles Tucker after he left training camp.

Panthers WR Smith pledges $100K to Aurora victims

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith is the latest NFL player to reach out and support the victims of the movie-theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Panthers' Neblett: mistake to take supplement

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
DT Andre Neblett hopes a positive test for performance-enhancing drugs doesn't cost him a spot on the team's 53-man roster.

Bell to start at ORT spot for Panthers

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach Ron Rivera confirmed that Byron Bell will be the team’s starting right tackle when training camp begins.

Jets acquire OT Otah from Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Jets acquired former first-round OT Jeff Otah from the Panthers for an undisclosed draft pick, the teams announced Monday.

Raiders send WR Murphy to Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Raiders traded WR Louis Murphy to the Panthers, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

DE Hardy a wild card for Panthers

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Question marks abound on the Panthers’ defensive line heading into training camp, and DLE Greg Hardy fits into that uncertain mix.

Colts add DT Shirley

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DT Jason Shirley, the team announced Thursday.

Panthers DT Neblett suspended four games

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Panthers DT Andre Neblett has been suspended four games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, the team announced Wednesday.

49ers' Smith can't win 'em all ... over

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Alex Smith has had to check his ego a few times this offseason, and yet he could be what separates the 49ers from a Super Bowl or not.

Time could be running out for Panthers WR Edwards

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
As he heads into his third season, how much progress will Armanti Edwards need to make to keep a spot on the Panthers’ roster in 2012?

When average is just fine, thank you

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
It was horrible, then average, but in the end, it was unforgettable. Mike Wilkening on lessons learned from managing a mediocre fantasy team.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Panthers trying to light fire under Otah

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
There are Panthers observers wondering how much more patience the team will show Jeff Otah.

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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