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Wesley Walls

Wesley Walls was one of Carolina's first great players on the national stage. He went to five Pro Bowls and earned AP All-Pro recognition four times.

After playing with San Francisco and New Orleans, Walls found a home in Carolina in 1996, putting together a breakout season and helping lead Carolina to a division title and a new NFL record for wins by an expansion team in its first two seasons.

Walls caught the first touchdown in Carolina's first home playoff game, a win over the reigning champion Dallas Cowboys.

He finished his NFL career with 450 receptions, 5,291 receiving yards and 54 touchdowns, a mark that today is tied for 13th among NFL tight ends all-time. Within Panthers franchise history, Walls currently ranks fourth with 3,902 receiving yards, third with 44 touchdowns and fourth with 324 receptions.

His 1999 season was one of the best ever as he tied a then-NFL record for touchdowns by a tight end with 12. It still ranks as the most by a Panthers tight end in franchise history.

Walls was inducted into the Hall of Honor on October 6, 2019.

Wesley Walls Hall of Honor banquet speech

Watch Wesley Walls' speech at the Hall of Honor banquet prior to Sunday's induction ceremony.

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