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Jordan Gross to join Panthers radio broadcast team


Jordan Gross will once again be roaming the Carolina Panthers sidelines on Sundays this fall.

He just won’t be doing it in a helmet and shoulder pads.

The former Panthers left tackle announced his retirement from playing football back in February. However, Gross will still be around the team this season in a different profession altogether. According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, Gross will serve as a sideline reporter for the team’s radio network next season.

“They just want me to be myself, so I’ll be saying what I see, and adding a lot of excitement and energy,” Gross said.

A former first-round pick of the Panthers in 2003, Gross was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was named a first-team All-Pro in 2008. Gross started all 167 games he played in during his 11-year career and missed nine regular season games due to injury during that span.

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6 Responses to “Jordan Gross to join Panthers radio broadcast team”
  1. ak18346 says: Jun 17, 2014 6:46 AM

    I know he will do a great job at this as he did playing for the Panthers

  2. phluffyclouds says: Jun 17, 2014 9:19 AM

    Gross’s podcast, “This is Gross”, was great last season. He’ll be great.

  3. qdog112 says: Jun 17, 2014 10:40 AM

    Too bad Gettleman ran you off. We know you wanted to play one more year. Good luck in broadcasting.

  4. nfloracle says: Jun 17, 2014 11:08 AM

    I hope this leads to a spot in a major network’s broadcast booth. Gross was great fun to watch during his playing days, and I hope we get to listen to him on radio and TV for many years to come.

  5. motsuret06 says: Jun 17, 2014 4:36 PM

    This is a good hire and the Panthers still have not found a starting caliber LT to replace him. I do not want to hear about the “Turnstile” The Panthers need to get a life and find a starting LT.

  6. jgedgar70 says: Jun 18, 2014 2:18 PM

    I knew this was coming. You could tell in his many appearances on WFNZ that he was a natural on the radio. He will eventually get to a national network job.

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