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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

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.

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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