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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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Panthers claim FB Felton

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
The Panthers claimed former Lions FB Jerome Felton off waivers. According to multiple reports, the Vikings and Eagles also put in a claim.

Panthers place ORG Schwartz on I.R.

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed OG Geoff Schwartz on injured reserve Tuesday as the team got its roster down to 80 players.

Panthers handing starting job to DE Hardy

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach Ron Rivera announced that DE Greg Hardy would be in the starting lineup as soon as he's healthy enough to participate.

Newton takes step back; Panthers lose to Bengals

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati's second-round draft pick, led four first-half scoring drives and the Bengals held on for a 24-13 preseason victory over Carolina on Thursday night.

Panthers claim DT Balmer off waivers

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Panthers were awarded DT Kentwan Balmer off waivers on Thursday, just a day after the Seahawks released him.

Panthers MLB Beason undergoes surgery

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers MLB Jon Beason underwent surgery on his left Achilles this week, the team announced.

Moon pulling for Panthers QB Newton

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon says his reputation will be on the line when Panthers QB Cam Newton takes the field this season.

Newton will start Panthers' third preseason game

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
Cam Newton will be the Panthers' starting quarterback for the Aug. 25 preseason game against the Bengals.

Bush stars as Dolphins top Panthers 20-10

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
New Dolphins RB Reggie Bush racked up 81 total yards as host Miami topped Carolina 20-10 on Friday night.

Panthers sign C Kalil to five-year extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed franchise C Ryan Kalil to a five-year contract extension, reportedly making him the highest-paid center in the league.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Panthers beat Giants 20-10 in Newton's debut

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Cam Newton led a pair of field-goal drives in his NFL debut to help Carolina beat the Giants 20-10 in a preseason game Saturday night.

DT Irvin impressing Panthers in camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
DT Corvey Irvin is earning rave reviews at Panthers training camp and has positioned himself as the front-runner to start at three-technique.

Panthers WR Gettis has torn ACL

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR David Gettis is likely to miss the entire season with a torn ACL. The injury was suffered during a practice on Wednesday night, and confirmed Thursday by Ron Rivera.

Panthers WR Gettis injures knee at practice

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Panthers starting WR David Gettis suffered a left knee injury in Wednesday night's practice and was carted off the field.

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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