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Jon Beason

Jon Beason - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 01/14/1985
Birthplace Miramar, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 25th pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
27 0 1

Panthers re-sign LB Senn

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that they have re-signed LB Jordan Senn.

Smith, Panthers agree to three-year extension

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 7:03 a.m. ET
The Panthers and WR Steve Smith have agreed to a contract extension through 2015 with an option for one additional year in 2016.

Carolina Panthers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Here are the Carolina Panthers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC South draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Alabama RB Trent Richardson could fill a primary need for the Buccaneers, as PFW's Dan Parr examines the top three draft needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Bucs.

Panthers sign DB Smith

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former 49ers DB Reggie Smith on Wednesday, the team announced.

Panthers intend to use Tolbert at fullback

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
After signing RB Mike Tolbert two weeks ago, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says he plans to use the former Charger primarily at fullback.

Panthers mull options at cornerback

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
It would not be a surprise if the Panthers poke around the thinning free-agent market at corner.

Panthers deal RB Goodson to Oakland

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers traded RB Mike Goodson to the Raiders for OT Bruce Campbell, the team announced Friday.

Panthers re-sign DE Applewhite

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Panthers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Antwan Applewhite.

Panthers not looking to break up RB stable

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Indications are the Panthers have not ruled out trading RB Jonathan Stewart this offseason, but we’re told GM Marty Hurney will not give him up easily.

Panthers add OL Pollak, LB Onatolu

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Panthers made a pair of free-agent signings on Thursday, including ex-Colts free agent Mike Pollak, who could win the starting OLG job.

Vikings add OL Schwartz

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
After releasing OGs Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera early in free agency, the Vikings have begun to piece back together their offensive line, signing free-agent OG-OT Geoff Schwartz on Wednesday.

Fantasy spin: Mike Tolbert

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Mike Tolbert appears to be the first fantasy football casualty, as he's going from a time-share to a depth role with the Panthers. William Del Pilar breaks it down.   

Panthers sign RB Tolbert

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Panthers added another piece to their talented RB corps Monday, agreeing to terms with RB Mike Tolbert on a four-year deal.

Panthers sign DB Nakamura

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Ravens S Haruki Nakamura to a three-year deal on Friday, his agent, Andy Simms, confirmed on Twitter.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 21, 2012
The Panthers announced they placed the three-time Pro Bowl linebacker on injured reserve Wednesday with knee and shoulder issues. Beason, 27, will have surgery next week to repair cartilage damage in his right knee and a torn labrum in his left shoulder.||||||| Beason has only played in five games since receiving a five-year, $51.5 million contract extension in 2011 that included $25 million in guaranteed money. He missed 15 games last year with a torn Achilles in his left leg. The Panthers claimed cornerback James Dockery off waivers from Cleveland to replace Beason on the 53-man roster. Dockery joined the Panthers at practice Wednesday.
Posted Sept. 28, 2012
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says star linebacker Jon Beason is back at practice but questionable for Sunday's game at Atlanta.||||||| The three-time Pro Bowl player sat out most of the week with shoulder and knee problems. He practiced on a limited basis Friday. Rivera says he'll see how Beason recovers from practice before deciding at game time if he'll suit up. If Beason can't play, Jason Phillips will start for Carolina (1-2).
Posted Sept. 02, 2012
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says wide receiver Steve Smith and linebacker Jon Beason are expected to play in the Sept. 9 regular season opener against Tampa Bay after returning to practice.||||||| Beason didn't participate in any of the preseason games after injuring his hamstring early in training camp.
Posted Aug. 09, 2012
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Beason is not expected to play in Saturday night's preseason home opener against the Houston Texans after injuring his left hamstring.||||||| Beason tore his Achilles tendon last year in the same leg and missed 15 games. Rivera says Beason tweaked his hamstring on Wednesday, but did not initially think it was that bad. Rivera said Thursday "he tweaked it a little bit more than we anticipated." Beason did not practice Thursday.
Posted Sept. 11, 2011
Beason will miss the rest of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon.||||||| The team announced on Monday the results of an MRI exam that revealed the tear Beason sustained in a 28-21 loss at Arizona in the season opener Sunday. He was carted off the field in the second half. Beason signed a $51 million, six-year deal this summer, including a $20 million signing bonus.

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