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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

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27 0 1

Report: Chargers DB coach Wilks joining Panthers

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Chargers assistant head coach/DBs Steve Wilks is rejoining Ron Rivera in Carolina, according to a report on the San Diego Union-Tribune's website.

Rivera: Healthy defense will make Panthers more complete

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Ron Rivera sounded very optimistic about the future of the Panthers' defense when PFW caught up with him this week.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Rams receive permission to speak with Chudzinski

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
After developing Cam Newton into a star, Panthers' offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski could end up in St. Louis, where he would be expected to turn Sam Bradford into a top NFL quarterback.

Heat gets turned up on Panthers S Martin

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers S Sherrod Martin will be heading into his contract year, facing pressure to put doubts about him to rest.

Reports: Jaguars targeting offensive coordinators for head job

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are making it no secret the type of head coach they want, with reported requests to interview three offensive coordinators from around the NFL.

Chudzinski should be at top of Bucs' short list

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
One of the first people Tampa Bay should look to interview for its head-coaching vacancy is Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who did great work with Cam Newton.

Saints set multiple records in win over Panthers

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers, Rivera putting doubts to rest

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Panthers, winners of four of their last five games, have come a considerable distance in a relatively short period.

Four guns stolen from Panthers LB Wilson

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Police in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating to find out who broke into a vehicle owned by Panthers LB Kion Wilson and stole four guns from it, according to a report.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Newton, Panthers pound Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season as the Panthers handed the Bucs their ninth straight defeat.

Panthers place CB Munnerlyn on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed starting CB Captain Munnerlyn on injured reserve Friday with a strained left hamstring.

Panthers LB Senn making most of opportunity

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Fourth-year LB Jordan Senn has started each of the past five games and caught head coach Ron Rivera's eye along the way.

Improving Panthers' maturity will be tested

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Earlier this season, the Panthers briefly took a step back after having taken one forward, and now they have to prove they can avoid a letdown after a taste of success.

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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