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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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Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Panthers snap Texans' winning streak

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, DeAngelo Williams ran for a score and the Panthers ended Houston's seven-game winning streak with a 28-13 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Panthers coalescing around QB Newton

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
Establishing consistency has been a struggle for the Panthers in most areas this season, but not when it comes to backing Cam Newton.

Texans WR Johnson remains out

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson will miss Sunday's game against the Panthers with a hamstring injury. It's the second game in a row he will miss.

PFW exclusive: Team injury rankings

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is one of the most recent key injuries accounted for in PFW's annual in-depth injury analysis for all 32 NFL teams.

PFW 2011 All-Injury team

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson heads up Pro Football Weekly's 2011 All-Injury team.

Panthers sign kicker to compete against Mare

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Olindo Mare struggling, the Panthers added some competition for him Tuesday.

Late heroics by Ryan leads Falcons to win

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan led Atlanta to another comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers, keeping the Falcons in the playoff chase with a 31-23 victory.

DT help will be on Panthers' radar again

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers have lost their top three defensive tackles to injuries after making big changes at the position last offseason.

Newton, Hawthorne and Masthay named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.

The First Fifteen: Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Cowboys-Giants could change the tide in the NFC East; the Saints and Packers face unfamiliar AFC foes; and lots more in this early look at Week 14.

Newton sets rushing TD record in Panthers win

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Cam Newton ran for three touchdowns to set the NFL single-season record for rushing TDs by a quarterback, leading the Panthers to a 38-19 rout of the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Bucs QB Freeman out; Johnson to start

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Josh Johnson will get the start.

Panthers' Connor ideal as backup

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Panthers MLB Dan Connor is getting a chance to showcase his ability in the final year of his rookie deal.

Rookie Meter: Newton vs. Dalton

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's stats are gaudy, but Andy Dalton's aren't far off, and Dalton's team is winning. Who gets the nod?

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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