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Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Offensive Line
November 5th, 2013 at 10:05 AM
After an 0-2 start, the Carolina Panthers have won four straight and five of six to improve to 5-3 and pull within one game of the New Orleans Saints for the NFC South lead. With 2013 NFL regular season officially halfway over, Panthers 101 is doling out midseason grades for each position...

Caught Off Guard: Carolina Panthers Stun Veteran Lineman Geoff Hangartner with Abrupt Release
August 1st, 2013 at 6:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Carolina Panthers released Geoff Hangartner on Thursday, vacating the starting right guard position. The veteran lineman's release came as a shock to most, but none more so than Hangartner himself. "I was definitely surprised," Hangartner told the Charlotte Observer in a phone interview. "I knew there was competition in camp and...

2013 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers Should Take Offensive Lineman with First-Round Pick
April 2nd, 2013 at 7:25 PM
Despite being ranked worse than the offense this past season, the Carolina Panthers defense was rather consistent when you look at the numbers. More specifically, the Panthers defense played pretty much the same in both wins and losses. The Panthers only gave up an average of approximately one more passing yard...

Carolina Panthers Get Compensatory Sixth-Round Draft Pick, Sign Guard Mike Pollak
March 26th, 2012 at 7:58 PM
The Carolina Panthers were awarded another draft pick on Monday, a compensatory sixth-rounder (no. 207 overall), giving the team a total of seven picks in April's upcoming NFL draft. The Panthers were awarded the pick because they signed two free agents last year - defensive tackle Ron Edwards and kicker Olindo...

Carolina Panthers Meet with Free Agent OL Jason Brown
March 14th, 2012 at 3:46 PM
The Carolina Panthers have made a lot of moves at the guard position this week, cutting eight-year veteran Travelle Wharton and signing Geoff Hangartner to a three-year contract on Tuesday. By cutting Wharton, the Panthers cleared $3.8 million in cap space. According to a league source, Carolina met with free agent...

Carolina Panthers Sign Guard Geoff Hangartner, Release Travelle Wharton as Part of Several Roster Moves This Week
March 13th, 2012 at 9:44 PM
There was a changing of guard - in every sense of the phrase - in Charlotte on Tuesday. The Carolina Panthers signed guard Geoff Hangartner to three-year contract on Tuesday while releasing guard Travelle Wharton. The decision to release Wharton was an extremely difficult one for general manager Marty Hurney. "He's been...

Carolina Panthers Sign Defensive Tackle Ron Fields, Guard Reggie Wells
September 15th, 2011 at 8:07 PM
The Carolina Panthers added some depth in the trenches on Tuesday, signing defensive tackle Ron Fields, and guard Reggie Wells. Fields, who turned 30 on Tuesday, is a 6'2", 314 pounder who will assist Carolina's young defensive tackles Sione Fua, Terrell McClain, and Andre Neblett in providing pressure up the middle....

Carolina Panthers Strengthen Offensive Line With Addition of Geoff Hangartner, Max Jean-Gilles
September 6th, 2011 at 8:15 AM
In one of several roster moves on Monday, the Panthers brought back offensive lineman Geoff Hangartner after he was cut by Buffalo on Saturday. Hangartner, a familiar face in the Carolina locker room, started 27 games for the Panthers from 2005-2008 before joining the Bills in 2009. Hangartner, along with veteran...