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Wes Horton | Defensive Lineman | #96

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 270
College: USC
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Panthers re-signed DE Wes Horton to a one-year contract.
Horton appeared in eight games (two starts) as a rotational edge defender. He missed four games to a PED suspension and was briefly released in December before re-signing to the practice squad. 26-year-old Horton will return as depth behind Charles Johnson and Kony Ealy. Feb 12 - 4:14 PM

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Panthers waived DE Wes Horton.

Horton was eligible for activation off the Panthers' reserve/suspended list after his four-game ban for PEDs. The Panthers deemed him not worth the trouble. A veteran in DC Sean McDermott's system, Horton figures to remain on speed dial in case Carolina suffers any defensive line injuries.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 02:53:00 PM

Panthers DE Wes Horton returned to practice Tuesday after serving a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.

The Panthers will have a week to decide whether to activate him. Even if he is added back to the active roster, Horton will struggle to find snaps on the Panthers' loaded defensive line.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 11:21:00 AM

NFL suspended Panthers DE Wes Horton four games for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.

A rotational run-stopping end, Horton has been on and off Carolina's roster this year. Horton's suspension clears a roster spot for DE Charles Johnson.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 05:47:00 PM

Panthers re-signed DE Wes Horton.

OT David Foucault was waived in the corresponding roster move. Horton, who was waived by the Panthers three days ago, will provide depth at defensive end behind Jared Allen, Kony Ealy, Mario Addison, and Ryan Delaire.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 05:02:00 PM

Panthers waived DE Wes Horton.

Horton started 15 games in place of the suspended Greg Hardy last season, but he had played just 58 snaps for Carolina this season. OT David Foucault was added off the practice squad in a corresponding move.
Source: ESPN
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 10:11:00 AM

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