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Travelle Wharton Announces His Retirement

Travelle Wharton spent a decade of his life backing his teammates in the perilous trenches of the National Football League. And even if it was for an hour, those very same brothers gratefully returned the favor Tuesday afternoon.Carolina Panthers players flooded the conference room at Wofford College, home of the team’s training camp, to provide support for the 6’4”, 315-pound...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers News: Travelle Wharton set to announce retirement today

The 10 year veteran on Carolina's offensive line is set to announce his retirement today, according to Darin Grant with Following the training camp today Wharton is expected to hold a press conference announcing the end of his tenure and joining his other teammate who also retired this offseason, left tackle Jordan Gross.#453119353 / gettyimages.comAfter coming in...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Panthers OL Travelle Wharton Retiring From NFL

  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mock draft update: Carolina Panthers stick with offensive linemen

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...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Free Agent G Travelle Wharton Says He Is Leaning Towards Retirement

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...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A top five NFL offensive lineman is leaning towards retirement

This has been a difficult offseason for the Carolina Panthers. The franchise’s greatest player of all-time and greatest offensive lineman ever both have moved on. Things may be getting worse. Travelle Wharton, who graded out as the fifth best guard in the NFL last season per Pro Football Focus, is reportedly leaning towards retirement. #Panthers FA guard Travelle Wharton, attending...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Reportedly Considering Veteran G Travelle Wharton

  According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings will consider signing Panthers free agent G Travelle Wharton, depending on what happens with G Charlie Johnson. Vikings GM Rick Spielman recently mentioned that he would like to re-sign G Charlie Johnson this offseason, but he supposedly as interest from the other NFL teams. “I think the more depth you...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers G Travelle Wharton Also Considering Retirement?

Panthers free agent G Travelle Wharton recently mentioned that he’s contemplating his future in the NFL and is unsure if he’ll return next season. “I don’t know what I’m going to do at this point. Still trying to figure it out,” Wharton said, via the Charlotte Observer. “Really taking inventory on my body, my mind, and just making sure it’s the right deal for me....
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers to lose another starting offensive lineman?

Already devastated by Jordan Gross’ retirement, the Carolina Panthers could lose another starter on the offensive line to retirement. The Charlotte Observer is reporting that left guard Travelle Wharton, 32, is considering a life after football. He told the Observer, “I don’t know what I’m going to do at this point. Still trying to figure out.” He added, “Really taking...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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