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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

Fantasy outlook: Cam Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Should fantasy owners follow Marty Hurney's lead and take a chance on Cam Newton in drafts this year?

Real challenge just beginning for Panthers, Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
We don't know what GM Marty Hurney's legacy will be, but he has chosen one of the most polarizing players in the draft's history to help decide it.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 1

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the first pick in the NFL draft, including QB Sam Bradford by the Rams last year.

Readers believe Panthers will select QB Newton

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll question asking who Carolina will select with the first overall pick overwhelmingly believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will be the choice.

Panthers' Smith has cleared out locker, suite

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Prior to NFL teams locking out players from their facilities, Panthers WR Steve Smith cleared out his locker of all his personal belongings at Bank of America Stadium, sources told PFW.

Panthers’ Edwards stands to benefit from clean slate

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
After WR Armanti Edwards' very disappointing rookie season, the Panthers' decision to trade their 2011 second-round pick to take him in the third round last year has been second-guessed.

Reports: Panthers not receiving proposals for No. 1 pick just yet

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers haven't received any trade proposals for the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press Thursday and The Charlotte Observer Friday.

Panthers' Hurney struggling to create Newton market

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
It's hard to blame the Panthers for the things that have been out of their control this offseason, but generating more buzz on Cam Newton is something they should be able to do more of.

Mallett canceled meeting with Panthers

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett chose to cancel his meeting with the Panthers earlier this month, but there are conflicting reports on if the quarterback was actually sick or not.

Green to meet with Panthers on Friday

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Georgia WR A.J. Green is meeting with the Panthers Friday, the receiver told PFW in an interview.

Letter sent to former players detailing NFL's proposal

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy, both former NFL players, have sent a letter to retired players detailing the league's mid-March proposal to the NFLPA.

Panthers CB Marshall hoping for chance to hit open market

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Panthers could have a very unhappy player on their hands if CB Richard Marshall doesn't get a chance to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Newton has chance to win over undecided Panthers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
At some point in the not too distant future, the Panthers' decision makers are going to get together and try to have a conversation that results in a clear resolution to the question no one knows the answer to quite ...

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

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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