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February 4, 2020 04:16 PM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Calls it a career
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton announced his retirement from the NFL via his personal Instagram.

Horton was cut by the Saints on Sept. 9 and signed with the Panthers ahead of Week 10. The 30-year-old defensive end played six of eight games down the stretch, and he averaged 20 snaps per game when active. Horton never played a game for an organization other than the Panthers, and his career ends with 97 tackles and 15.5 sacks over seven pro seasons (83 games).

November 6, 2019 09:04 PM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Signs with Carolina
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Panthers signed Horton on Wednesday, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports.

Horton played 32 games with the Panthers over the last two seasons and recorded 41 tackles and seven sacks. He hasn't played for another team since, and he'll add depth behind starters Gerald McCoy and Vernon Butler going forward.

September 9, 2019 06:00 PM
Wes Horton: Cut loose by Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton was released by the Saints on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Horton originally signed with New Orleans in mid-May. The 29-year-old played in Carolina for six seasons before making his way to the Saints. In a corresponding move, New Orleans promoted fellow defensive end Mitchell Loewen from the practice squad.

May 22, 2019 11:16 AM
Saints' Wes Horton: Headed to Big Easy
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton signed an undisclosed contract with the Saints on Tuesday, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

The 29-year-old signs from Carolina, where he made 24 tackles (15 solo) and 1.5 sacks in 16 games last season. Horton will add to a ferocious pass rush that already includes Marcus Davenport and Cameron Jordan. To make room for Horton, the team decided to waive Darrell Williams.

September 11, 2018 08:20 PM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Posts 1.5 sacks in win over Dallas
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton recorded three tackles (one solo), including 1.5 sacks, in Sunday's 16-8 win over the Cowboys.

Horton recorded a career-high 5.5 sacks in 2017 and he looks to be chasing a new career high in 2018. He'll look to continue the season with another strong outing next week against the division-rival Falcons.

June 25, 2018 09:28 AM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Could see increased reps in 2018
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton has an opportunity to see an expanded role on defense in 2018, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charolette Observer reports.

Horton is entering his sixth season, all of which have been with the Panthers. The 28-year-old played 360 defensive snaps in 2017, but after the release of Charles Johnson this offseason, the Panthers will need someone to take on more reps in a rotation with veteran Julius Peppers. If he impresses during training camp, Horton could be line for a major uptick in his workload.

February 27, 2017 11:15 AM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Signs two-year extension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Panthers.

Horton's deal with keep him in Carolina through the 2018 campaign. Undrafted out of USC, Horton has been released and re-signed by the Panthers three times since entering the league in 2013, but after starting 10 of his 11 games played last year, he'll now enjoy some job security heading into the upcoming season.

September 3, 2016 01:24 AM
Panthers' Wes Horton: One preseason appearance
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton started Thursday's preseason finale against the Steelers.

Horton played in all four of the Panthers' exhibition contests despite spraining his right wrist to start camp. While that injury initially forced him to wear a cast, Horton still suited up at every opportunity, knowing his roster spot was under threat. Although he only managed two tackles, both in the all-important third preseason game, Horton's physicality in the run game has earned him a depth role for the Panthers the past three seasons, so his familiarity with the team could work in his favor.

August 5, 2016 10:10 PM
Panthers' Wes Horton: Sprains wrist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Horton sprained his wrist during Friday's practice, Panthers writer Bryan Strickland reports.

It's unclear how Horton suffered the injury, but he'll likely miss at least a couple days. How long he's out is dependent on the severity of the sprain, and can vary from a few days to multiple weeks. Look for Rakim Cox and Larry Webster to see some extra reps as long as Horton is injured.

September 27, 2015 05:20 PM
Report: Panthers DE Charles Johnson could miss several weeks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson sustained a hamstring injury Sunday against the Saints and could miss "several" weeks, Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

Johnson left in the second half with only one assisted tackle on the ledger, bringing his season-long line to five tackles (two solo) and one sack. His diagnosis should be known within the the next few days, but Mario Addison and Wes Horton (shoulder) are present to pick up the slack at defensive end in Johnson's stead.

June 1, 2015 11:12 PM
Panthers inactives against 49ers
by Chris Cwik |

The Panthers have listed WR Tavarres King, WR Marvin McNutt, CB Josh Norman, RB Jonathan Stewart, LB Dan Connor, OL Travis Bond and DE Wes Horton as inactive against the 49ers. 

Stewart attempted to get through practice this week despite a knee injury. The other six players are healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 03:56 PM
Panthers inactives Week 16
by Chris Cwik |

The Panthers have listed RB Jonathan Stewart, WR Tavarres King, WR Marvin McNutt, CB Josh Norman, LB Dan Connor, T Travis Bond and DE Wes Horton inactive Week 16 against the Saints.

Stewart is dealing with a knee injury, and has been unable to practice all week. The other six players are healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 04:05 PM
Panthers issue Week 15 inactives
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Panthers have ruled the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Jets in Week 15: wide receiver Tavarres King, wide receiver Marvin McNutt, defensive back Josh Norman, running back Jonathan Stewart, linebacker Jordan Senn, offensive lineman Travis Bond, defensive end Wes Horton.

June 2, 2015 04:24 PM
Wes Horton looks like Charles Johnson
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

With sack artist Charles Johnson sidelined for the second time by a sprained knee, reserve defensive lineman Wes Horton made a surprising contribution for the Panthers against the Buccaneers in Week 13. The rookie recorded not only the first sack of his career, but the second as well.

He finished with three tackles, including two solo. He entered the day with only four tackles all season.

June 2, 2015 04:59 PM
Panthers report no injuries for game against 49ers
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Panthers have released an injury report Sunday with no injuries. All are healthy scratches for the game against the Niners. They are cornerbacks Josh Norman and James Dockery, defensive end Wes Horton, wide receivers Marvin McNutt and Tavarres King, guard Chris Scott and tight end Brandon Williams.

June 2, 2015 05:11 PM
Panthers reveal Week 9 inactives
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Panthers' list of inactives for Week 9 against the Falcons includes wide receiver Marvin McNutt (ankle), wide receiver Tavarres King, defensive back Josh Thomas, defensive back Josh Norman, tight end Brandon Williams, defensive lineman Stone Fua and defensive lineman Wes Horton. King, Thomas, Norman, Williams, Fua and Horton are all healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 06:41 PM
Panthers list several healthy inactives
by Jeff Lippman |

The Panthers have listed the following players as healthy inactives for Week 2 at Buffalo: DB Melvin White; C Brian Folkerts; TE Brandon Williams; DT Sione Fua; and DE Wes Horton

June 2, 2015 06:53 PM
Panthers inactives Week 1
by Chris Cwik |

The Panthers have made RB Kenjon Barner, DB James Dockery, C Brian Folkerts, WR Domenik Hixon, DE Wes Horton, SS Mike Mitchell and C Amini Silatolu inactive against the Seahawks. 

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/9/18DAL01.500
29/16/18ATL0000
39/23/18CIN0000
510/7/18NYG0000
610/14/18WAS0000
710/21/18PHI0000
810/28/18BAL0000
911/4/18TB0000
1011/8/18PIT0000
1111/18/18DET0000
1211/25/18SEA0000
1312/2/18TB0000
1412/9/18CLE0000
1512/17/18NO0000
1612/23/18ATL0000
1712/30/18NO0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2020NO00000000000
2019CAR60422000000
2018CAR168241591.500001
2017CAR160171165.500000
2016CAR111011382.500000
2015CAR82743100000
2014CAR1615261214300001
2013CAR90862200000
Total833597 53.044 15.500-12702
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/265
Birthdate:
12/17/1989
Age:
31
Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
School:
USC
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: