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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

Cowboys sign LB Connor

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' busy offseason continues, as they have signed former Panthers unrestricted free-agent LB Dan Connor.

Panthers cut P Baker

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers have released P Jason Baker in an effort to create more salary cap space and improve the position.

Panthers re-sign OG Hangartner, release Wharton

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to a three-year contract with OG Geoff Hangartner and released OG Travelle Wharton.

Panthers sign PK Medlock

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed PK Justin Medlock on Wednesday and waived PK Adi Kunalic.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Panthers' Rivera will be more hands-on with defense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Last season was a rough one for the Panthers' defense, which ranked 28th in yards allowed and 27th in points allowed.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Panthers sign DE-OLB Tucker

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DE-OLB Jyles Tucker to a one-year deal, Tucker's agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Panthers re-sign two players

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed LS J.J. Jansen and LB Jason Phillips.

Chudzinski, Panthers able to move forward together

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The filling of the last remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy Thursday was welcomed news for the Panthers.

Newton, Peppers added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton and Bears DE Julius Peppers were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.

Panthers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have a number of questions about the Panthers.  

Panthers' Smith gave Newton advice for offseason

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith likes Cam Newton's attitude and work ethic, but he won't speculate on how much Newton will improve next season.

Newton chosen as Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton shattered even the highest expectations in his first season, and he capped it off with the PFW/PFWA award as the league's top rookie.

Panthers hire Wilks as secondary coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired away Chargers DB coach Steve Wilks to be the team's new secondary coach/passing-defense coordinator on Monday.

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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