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Ron Edwards

Ron Edwards - #96 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 325 lbs.
Birthday 07/12/1979
Birthplace Columbus, OH
College Texas A&M
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 3rd round, 14th pick by Bills

Panthers cut DT Edwards

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Ron Edwards on Friday, the team confirmed.

Panthers must tackle big defensive need inside

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ignored the DT position high in the draft in recent years. That could change.

Panthers DT Edwards out for season with dislocated elbow

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Panthers DT Ron Edwards suffered a dislocated elbow in Monday night’s win over the Eagles and will miss the rest of the season.

Panthers show faith in defensive tackles

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Panthers' personnel evaluators didn’t share the view that defensive tackle was a spot they absolutely had to address in the draft.

DT help will be on Panthers' radar again

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers have lost their top three defensive tackles to injuries after making big changes at the position last offseason.

Report: Panthers DT Edwards tears triceps

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
PFW Panthers correspondent Darin Gantt reports that recent free-agent signee DT Ron Edwards has suffered a torn triceps.

CB, DT remain areas of need for Carolina

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Despite making a lot of noise when free agency began, cornerback and D-tackle remain positions where the Panthers could use an upgrade.

DT Edwards to sign with Panthers

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
A day after re-signing DE Charles Johnson, the Panthers made their defensive line even tougher by agreeing to a deal with DT Ron Edwards on Wednesday morning.

Gilberry rare D-line delight for Chiefs

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
When assessing the Chiefs' weak spots this season, the defensive line certainly would rank near the top. The unit has underachieved for most of 2010, and lately it has shown in the opponents' rushing numbers. However, the team might have ...

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Posted March 01, 2013
The Panthers have released starting defensive tackle Ron Edwards in a move that frees up $2.5 million in salary cap space.||||||| Edwards started 11 games in 2012, recording 16 tackles and one sack before an elbow injury ended his season. Edwards missed all over 2011 with a torn triceps after signing with Carolina. Edwards has played in 139 games with 96 starts, recording 239 tackles and 16.5 sacks.
Posted Nov. 27, 2012
Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers have placed starting defensive tackle Ron Edwards on injured reserve with a dislocated left elbow and running back Jonathan Stewart could miss some time with a high ankle sprain. Both players were injured in Carolina's 30-22 win over Philadelphia on Monday night.||||||| Edwards, a 12-year NFL veteran, started all 11 games for the Panthers this season and has 14 tackles and one sack. His statistics don't are not an indication of his full value to the Panthers. He often commands double-team blocks in the middle. Carolina signed defensive tackle Frank Kearse from the practice squad, but Rivera wouldn't say who'll start in Edwards' spot this Sunday at Kansas City.
Posted Aug. 03, 2012
Coach Ron Rivera said Friday that Edwards would miss a few days of practice after hyperextending his right knee in practice Thursday night.||||||| Edwards spent last season on injured reserve with a triceps injury.
Posted Aug. 11, 2011
The Panthers placed Edwards on injured reserve and replaced him with free agent defensive tackle DelJuan Robinson, who played 27 games with three starts in three seasons with the Houston Texans.||||||| Edwards, who received a three-year, $8.5 million contract extension, tore his triceps in his first practice with the team Aug. 4. It was expected at the time the Panthers would place him on injured reserve.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
Edwards has a torn triceps muscle.||||||| The injury occurred during practice Thursday. It was not immediately known how long Edwards might be out.

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