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J. J. Jansen
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Jansen with the Panthers in 2013
No. 44     
Long snapper
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-01-20) January 20, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 2008)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Pro Bowl (2013)
  • AP All-Pro (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played     160
Stats at NFL.com

Jeffrey Richard "J. J." Jansen (born January 20, 1986) is an American football long snapper for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early lifeEdit

Jansen attended high school at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Rancho Solano Private School prior to that.

Professional careerEdit

Green Bay PackersEdit

After going unselected in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jansen signed with the Green Bay Packers.[1]

Carolina PanthersEdit

The Packers traded Jansen to the Carolina Panthers for a conditional pick in the 2011 NFL Draft on April 13, 2009.[2] On February 8, 2012, the Panthers re-signed him to a four-year contract worth roughly $3.6 million.[3] On January 15, 2014, it was announced that he would be one of six Carolina Panthers players to be voted into the 2014 Pro Bowl.[4] It would be Jansen's first Pro Bowl nomination.

On February 7, 2016, Jansen was part of the Panthers team that played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[5]

On February 17, 2016, the Panthers signed Jansen to a five-year, $5.5 million contract extension.[6]

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