CHARLOTTE – Panthers long snapper
Jansen could have become an unrestricted free agent when the league year ends March 13.
When Jansen had a punt snap slip out of his hands in the 2010 season opener at the New York Giants, he commented that he hoped there wouldn't be much to write about him from there forward. That has proven to be the case – an ideal situation for a long snapper.
In three seasons with the Panthers, Jansen has handled snapping duties on more than 400 punts, field goals and extra points, and that's the only one that resulted in any issues of note. Jansen has handled every long snap since the Panthers traded a conditional draft choice to the Green Bay Packers for him in 2009.
Jansen is the second potential free agent the Panthers have re-signed prior to the start of free agency. Linebacker