The Carolina Panthers have re-signed defensive end Wes Horton to a two-year contract, the team announced Monday.
Horton, a potential unrestricted free agent, played in 11 games with 10 starts for Carolina in 2016. He recorded 13 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
Horton has played his entire NFL career with Carolina, originally joining the team in 2013 as an undrafted rookie free agent from Southern California. He has started 27-of-45 regular season games played in four NFL seasons, totaling 55 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 23 quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one pass defensed.