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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' 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.

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.

Panthers DE Johnson to miss OTAs

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson will miss offseason team activities as he recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery.

Panthers DE Johnson undergoes minor surgery

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Friday.

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Johnson, Hardy energizing Panthers' defense

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
With the Panthers' linebacker corps decimated, defensive end appears to be the strength of their defense, including Charles Johnson.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bears' pass protection is still a concern, and it will be tested off the edges Sunday against the Panthers.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game against the Panthers at Carolina Sunday.

NFC free-agent moves, by team

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Here's a team-by-team look at the free-agent moves for the NFC.

Panthers better off, but still not contenders

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
After finishing with the league's worst record in 2010, the Panthers have been the most active team in the early stages of activity.

DE Johnson agrees to re-sign with Panthers

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Panthers and DE Charles Johnson, one of the top free agents on the open market, have agreed on a deal to keep him in Carolina.

Keeping Johnson the Panthers' free-agent priority

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
All indications are the Panthers will make re-signing DE Charles Johnson the top priority whenever free agency begins.

Report: Panthers hand out tenders

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Like nearly every other team, the Panthers placed tenders on some of their key free agents on Wednesday.

Report: Panthers use RFA tenders on Williams, Johnson

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Rock Hill Herald writer Darin Gantt, the Panthers will place restricted free-agent tenders on RB DeAngelo Williams and DE Charles Johnson.

Tagging Kalil Panthers’ best option

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Carolina's franchise-tag decision came down to C Ryan Kalil and DE Charles Johnson, and the Panthers confirmed Tuesday that Kalil had been franchised.

Panthers DE Johnson finishing strong in breakout year

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
After getting off to a fine start this season, Panthers DE Charles Johnson is finishing it on a tear, making at least one sack in each of the past six games.

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.

DE depth likely to be major need for Panthers

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
With both starting defensive ends from 2009 set to test the free-agent waters, the Panthers could be going with a much younger look at the position next 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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