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Jordan Gross

Jordan Gross - #69 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 07/20/1980
Birthplace Fruitland, ID
College Utah
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 8th pick by Panthers

Free-agent S Payne to sign with Panthers

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to terms with SS Kevin Payne, who did not play in the NFL last season.

Not every team faces the same lockout challenges

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Based on a vote of the PFW staff, here are three teams that we believe will be most and least affected by the NFL lockout.

NT Jenkins announces retirement

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
NT Kris Jenkins, who played 10 seasons in the league for the Panthers and Jets, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Tight end still a need for Panthers

Posted July 16, 2011 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed Jeremy Shockey in March, but they don't have a starting-caliber building block or a proven veteran in his prime at tight end.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

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.

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Otah's recovery, return a top need for Panthers

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The return of ORT Jeff Otah is a significant issue facing the Panthers and it could fly under the radar.

Richardson not stressed about QB missing time with coaches

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said Wednesday that he's not "overly stressed" about the instruction the draft's No. 1 overall pick, Cam Newton, is missing out on as the lockout lingers.

Panthers LB Beason wins civil case

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Panthers LB Jon Beason was victorious in a Charlotte courthouse on Thursday in a civil case where a man accused the player of punching him in the face at a strip club.

Panthers will take long look at veteran free-agent QBs

Posted May 14, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The market will not be rich with options, but we hear the Panthers will take a serious look at free-agent quarterbacks if and when free agency begins this offseason.

Lockout limbo: Panthers report

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Panthers.

Pride is in Newton's way

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton showed off his ego in a recent interview when he was asked about the other three NFC South quarterbacks.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Round Four is for taking risks

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Remember last season? Round Four was full of calculated gambles. Some of them even paid off. This year is no different, as shown with the Vikings' selection of Iowa DT Christian Ballard.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 27, 2013
Gross says he's agreed to take a pay cut to remain with the Carolina Panthers.||||||| Gross' new deal is worth $5.5 million in 2013 and will void out after the season, making him a free agent. That's significantly less than the 10-year veteran was scheduled to make the next two seasons. The two-time Pro Bowl selection was scheduled to earn $8.7 million this year and $6.7 million in 2014.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Gross is inactive for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons with a right ankle injury.||||||| Gross injured his ankle in last week's win over Tampa Bay.
Posted Oct. 07, 2010
Gross estimates he's lined up opposite Julius Peppers more than a thousand times in seven years of practices with the Panthers. On Sunday, they'll go one-on-one again - only this time in a real game for the first time- when the five-time Pro Bowl pick Peppers returns to Carolina with the Chicago Bears.||||||| Gross got a quick introduction to the NFL as a first-round pick in 2003, facing Peppers in training camp a year after the 6-foot-7 defensive end was the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year. "It's not like there are any easy weeks in the NFL. This one is just a little more special than others," Gross said. "I've been going against Pep as long as I've been in the pros, and he's always given me a handful. It's not going to be any different on Sunday."
Posted Nov. 15, 2009
Gross broke his right leg, not his ankle, as the team first announced. The 2008 Pro Bowl pick still plans on being ready for the start of next season.||||||| Wearing a large cast and leaning on crutches, Gross visited his teammates at Bank of America Stadium on Monday for the first time since suffering the gruesome, season-ending injury against Atlanta on Nov. 15. "For next season, I have no concerns at all," Gross said.
Posted Feb. 19, 2009
The Panthers signed All-Pro left tackle Jordan Gross to a six-year deal on Thursday, the same day they placed the franchise tag on defensive end Julius Peppers.||||||| Terms of Gross' deal were not immediately available, but he's expected to become one of the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman. The agreement Thursday ends more than a year of negotiations and removes a big obstacle in their efforts to deal with Peppers.

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