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Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson - #95 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 285 lbs.
Birthday 07/10/1986
Birthplace Hawkinsville, GA
College Georgia
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 3rd round, 19th pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
43 7 0

Report: Chargers DB coach Wilks joining Panthers

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Chargers assistant head coach/DBs Steve Wilks is rejoining Ron Rivera in Carolina, according to a report on the San Diego Union-Tribune's website.

Rivera: Healthy defense will make Panthers more complete

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Ron Rivera sounded very optimistic about the future of the Panthers' defense when PFW caught up with him this week.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Rams receive permission to speak with Chudzinski

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
After developing Cam Newton into a star, Panthers' offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski could end up in St. Louis, where he would be expected to turn Sam Bradford into a top NFL quarterback.

Heat gets turned up on Panthers S Martin

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers S Sherrod Martin will be heading into his contract year, facing pressure to put doubts about him to rest.

Reports: Jaguars targeting offensive coordinators for head job

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are making it no secret the type of head coach they want, with reported requests to interview three offensive coordinators from around the NFL.

Chudzinski should be at top of Bucs' short list

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
One of the first people Tampa Bay should look to interview for its head-coaching vacancy is Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who did great work with Cam Newton.

Saints set multiple records in win over Panthers

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers, Rivera putting doubts to rest

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Panthers, winners of four of their last five games, have come a considerable distance in a relatively short period.

Four guns stolen from Panthers LB Wilson

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Police in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating to find out who broke into a vehicle owned by Panthers LB Kion Wilson and stole four guns from it, according to a report.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Newton, Panthers pound Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season as the Panthers handed the Bucs their ninth straight defeat.

Panthers place CB Munnerlyn on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed starting CB Captain Munnerlyn on injured reserve Friday with a strained left hamstring.

Panthers LB Senn making most of opportunity

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Fourth-year LB Jordan Senn has started each of the past five games and caught head coach Ron Rivera's eye along the way.

Improving Panthers' maturity will be tested

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Earlier this season, the Panthers briefly took a step back after having taken one forward, and now they have to prove they can avoid a letdown after a taste of success.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 01, 2012
The Panthers deactivated defensive end Charles Johnson for Sunday's game in New Orleans.||||||| Johnson, who has a team-best nine sacks, did not practice and was doubtful with back soreness.
Posted July 26, 2011
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a six-year contract with Johnson worth $72 million.||||||| Johnson will receive a $30 million signing bonus. The team confirmed the deal Tuesday night and Johnson said he plans to sign the deal on Friday. Johnson said he was "blown away" by Carolina's offer and the money persuaded him to choose Carolina over Atlanta and Denver, who also expressed interest.
Posted July 16, 2007
The Panthers signed Johnson on Monday.||||||| Johnson is the third of eight draft picks to come to terms. The defensive end had 73 tackles and 14.5 sacks in three years at Georgia. He has 9.5 sacks last season and was a second-team all-Southeastern Conference pick. Johnson, who left school after his junior season, is expected to contend for significant playing time next season after the Panthers released defensive end Al Wallace in a salary cap move.

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