Travelle Wharton could go from late-summer acquisition to opening day starter for the Carolina Panthers.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says last year's starting left guard Amini Silatolu ''more than likely'' will miss the Sept. 8 regular season opener with a hamstring injury, opening an opportunity for Wharton to step in and start at his old position.
The Bengals have released guard Travelle Wharton, who tore up his right knee during the first preseason game last year and missed the season.
Wharton signed with the Bengals after spending eight seasons at Carolina, where he started 99 games at guard and tackle. The Bengals installed him as their starting left guard, but he hurt his knee on the third play of the preseason opener...
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July 22, 2013
Bengals left guard Travelle Wharton was released on Monday. He suffered a season-ending, knee injury on the third play of last year's exhibition game against the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Wharton started all 16 games in 2011 for Carolina and was expected to help anchor the Cincinnati offensive line, but never played a down for the Bengals. This shouldn't change anything for the Cincinnati offense.
The Bengals have placed left guard Travelle Wharton and four others on the injured reserve list, ending their seasons.
Wharton severely damaged his right knee on Cincinnati's first series of the preseason opener against the Jets, forcing him to leave the field on a cart.
In addition, the Bengals put cornerback Brandon Ghee (wrist), cornerback Shaun Prater (knee), receiver/cornerback...
New Cincinnati Bengals left guard Travelle Wharton is out for the season with a knee injury, according to two reports. Wharton was one of several Bengals hurt in their 17-6 victory over the New York Jets on Friday. Wharton was injured on the third offensive play and was seen on crutches at halftime. ESPN's John Clayton and ProFootballTalk both reported Saturday that he is...
Bengals left guard Travelle Wharton hurt his right knee on Cincinnati's third play of the game and left the field on a cart.
Wharton went down while pass blocking during the Bengals' first possession of a preseason game against the New York Jets. He rolled over in pain and stayed down for several minutes while trainers checked his knee.
He didn't put any weight on the...
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August 10, 2012
Presenting our top 20 players of 2012. Two notes to kick off our journey (in which we'll undoubtedly be wrong on every selection). We excluded rookies from our list this year because it didn't make sense. Along without having played a down in the NFL, rookies can't be categorically listed based on promise without a sense of history and we refuse to list them simply...
Because linebacker Thomas Davis was willing to give up some money, he got a chance to come back to the Carolina Panthers.
Because left guard Travelle Wharton wouldn't, he went on the market until being signed by Cincinnati.
The two long-time Panthers had different approaches to the Panthers' need for salary cap space, explaining their current job status.
The Bengals finally put their money where there proverbial mouth is yesterday, jumping into the free agent fray with both feet by bringing in two players at positions of need in guard Travelle Wharton and defensive back Jason Allen. Wharton, Carolina’s 3rd-round pick in the 2004 draft, has been a constant starter for the Panthers at [...]
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The Cincinnati Bengals signed guard Travelle Wharton to a contract on Saturday.
Terms were not disclosed on the deal, which was initially reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Signing Wharton was the first addition for the Bengals during the free agency period. He started at left guard for the Carolina Panthers for the past four seasons.
Wharton may be called to action quickly...