Former Carolina Panthers G Travelle Wharton will announce his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.
“It’s time,” said Wharton, per Steve Reed. “I just had to admit it.”
All indications have been that Wharton was likely to call it a career, but he had yet to announce anything formally until now.
Wharton, 32, is coming off of a great 2013 season in which Pro Football...
Several new mock drafts have been released over the last day or so, shedding more light on the potential direction for the Panthers next month. After the latest troubling news that elite guard Travelle Wharton may be retiring on top of Jordan Gross’ retirement, it looks like it will be increasingly important that Dave Gettleman shores up the line to protect Cam Newton, rather...
Former Carolina Panthers G Travelle Wharton says that he is “leaning towards” retirement, but that no decision has been made yet, per Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer.
Wharton, 32, is coming off of a great 2013 season in which Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 5 guard in the league.
Interestingly enough, the Panthers actually released him back in 2012, but Wharton...
Before the Miami Dolphins lost two of their starting offensive lineman, Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, because of the bullying controversy, they needed an upgrade up front.
After the Dolphins cut ties with Incognito and Martin stopped playing and was eventually traded to the San Francisco 49ers to reunite with his college coach at Stanford, Jim Harbaugh, the situation become...
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 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...
APNewsNow. The Cincinnati Bengals have signed veteran guard Travelle Wharton, who spent his first eight NFL seasons with Carolina.
The 6-foot-4, 312-pound Wharton started all 99 games in which he played with the Panthers. In 16 games last season, he started 15 at left guard and one at left tackle on an offense sparked by top overall draft pick Cam Newton. Newton won the Offensive...
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March 17, 2012
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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...