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Panthers Sign LB Ben Jacobs

Posted Mar 2, 2016

Special teams contributor and reserve linebacker now under contract for 2016 after signing exclusive rights tender.

CHARLOTTE – The Panthers have signed reserve linebacker Ben Jacobs, who was an exclusive rights free agent.

Jacobs has played in all 16 games for Carolina each of the past two seasons. A special teams contributor and reserve linebacker, Jacobs posted 15 total tackles in 2015, eight on special teams and seven on defense. The former undrafted free agent from Fresno State led Carolina with nine special teams tackles in 2014.

Jacobs will be a restricted free agent following the 2016 season.