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Ben Jacobs | Linebacker | #53

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/17/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 240
College: Fresno State
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Panthers re-signed LB Ben Jacobs to a two-year contract.
Jacobs is merely a special teams player who was slated to be a restricted free agent. He's been bouncing on and off the roster the past four years. Wed, Feb 8, 2017 10:20:00 AM

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Panthers re-signed exclusive rights free agent LB Ben Jacobs to a one-year, $675,000 contract.

Jacobs has appeared in all 32 games over the past two seasons for Carolina as a special teams player. He had nine tackles covering kicks in 2015.
Wed, Mar 2, 2016 12:54:00 PM

Panthers signed LB Ben Jacobs from their practice squad.

Jacobs will likely contribute on special teams if active this week. He's taking Jon Beason's spot on the 53-man roster.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 06:02:00 PM

Panthers waived LB Ben Jacobs.

Jacobs was out of football in 2012 after making five appearances for the Browns in 2011. He's a candidate for the Panthers' practice squad.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 12:12:00 PM

Panthers signed LB Ben Jacobs.

A 2011 undrafted free agent, Jacobs appeared in five games for the Browns as a rookie before a concussion ended his season. He was out of the league in 2012. He's just a camp body for the Panthers.
Mon, May 13, 2013 12:34:00 PM

Browns LB Ben Jacobs sustained a concussion in Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

The Browns' linebacker has taken a hit with Titus Brown also suffering a "significant" knee injury. Both players are candidates for injured reserve so late in the season.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 06:10:00 PM

Browns signed LB Ben Jacobs and DL Brian Sanford from their practice squad.

They will take the roster spots of SLB Scott Fujita (hand) and RE Emmanuel Stephens (pectoral), who were both lost for the season with injuries sustained in Week 12.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 05:08:00 PM

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