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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

Jaguars sign DT Edwards, cut DT McClain

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran DT Dwan Edwards and waived second-year DT Terrell McClain.

Panthers cut WR Ajirotutu, trade for S Jones

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced their first batch of cuts on the way to the deadline for a 53-man roster later Friday.

Rivera expects WR Smith back to practice Sunday

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Head coach Ron Rivera says he expects WR Steve Smith will return to practice Sunday and play in the Panthers' season opener.

NFC South teams have questions at MLB spot

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
A tie binding each of the four NFC South teams is concern at middle linebacker, but how worried should they really be?

Panthers PK Medlock wins NFL job in 'final attempt'

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
PK Justin Medlock was a little apprehensive when the Panthers called in March and asked him to come in for a tryout.

Panthers cut PK Mare, P Harris

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers made several moves Monday in order to reduce the active roster to 75 players, including the release of PK Olindo Mare.

Panthers RB Stewart leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
RB Jonathan Stewart suffered what appeared to be a right ankle injury in the Panthers' preseason game vs. the Jets Sunday.

Panthers' Johnson working to answer Rivera's call

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson admitted he was surprised when Ron Rivera publicly challenged him to take his game to another level early in training camp.

Panthers extend RB Stewart for five years

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed veteran RB Jonathan Stewart to a five-year contract extension on Saturday, the team announced.

Twelve NFL proposition wagers to ponder

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Mike Wilkening plays oddsmaker and puts up 12 hypothetical proposition bets for 2012, including one focusing on Cam Newton's rushing TDs.

Panthers WR Smith bruises knee, held out of practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith was held out of the second half of Tuesday morning's practice after bruising his left knee.

Time for Panthers' Olsen to shine

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
It is a familiar theme for owners that have followed him throughout his career — this really could be Greg Olsen’s year.

Panthers wondering if LaFell will seize opportunity

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
We hear no one in Panthers’ camp is posing a legitimate challenge to WR Brandon LaFell, who is in line to start opposite Steve Smith.

Panthers release OT Otah

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Panthers terminated the contract of OT Jeff Otah, the team announced Thursday.

Jets sending OT Otah back to Carolina

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
OT Jeff Otah will return to the Panthers after his trade to the Jets was voided when he didn't pass a physical.

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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