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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: Panthers DT Edwards tears triceps

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
PFW Panthers correspondent Darin Gantt reports that recent free-agent signee DT Ron Edwards has suffered a torn triceps.

Reports: WR Naanee agrees with Panthers

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers have reached an agreement with free agent WR Legedu Naanee, adding depth to a position that is low on experience.

CB, DT remain areas of need for Carolina

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Despite making a lot of noise when free agency began, cornerback and D-tackle remain positions where the Panthers could use an upgrade.

Cardinals to sign former Panthers CB Marshall

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have found a veteran corner, agreeing to terms with former Panthers CB Richard Marshall.

Panthers sign No. 1 pick Newton

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton, the top overall pick of the 2011 draft, has agreed to a contract with the Panthers.

Panthers make Beason highest-paid MLB ever

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Panthers have continued their crusade to lock up their best players, signing MLB Jon Beason to a long-term contract.

Report: Bears trade TE Olsen to Panthers

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
A day after it was reported the Bears were actively looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, a report states that the team traded the former first-round pick to the Panthers in exchange for a draft choice.

Panthers will not trade WR Smith

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Sources have indicated to Pro Football Weekly that WR Steve Smith is expected to remain a Panther this season after rumors had circulated that he would be traded.

Panthers better off, but still not contenders

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
After finishing with the league's worst record in 2010, the Panthers have been the most active team in the early stages of activity.

Panthers re-sign LBs Davis and Anderson

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers continue to keep their own in Carolina, agreeing to re-sign LBs Thomas Davis and James Anderson to five-year deals.

Panthers agree to deals with TE Hartsock, PK Mare

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Panthers continue to spend money in free agency, agreeing to two more deals on Wednesday afternoon.

Panthers, Williams agree to deal

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Carolina agreed with RB DeAngelo Williams on a new five-year deal worth $21 million guaranteed Wednesday, according to reports.

DT Edwards to sign with Panthers

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
A day after re-signing DE Charles Johnson, the Panthers made their defensive line even tougher by agreeing to a deal with DT Ron Edwards on Wednesday morning.

Reports: Cardinals, TE King agree to deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals reached an agreement with former Panthers TE Jeff King on Tuesday.

DE Johnson agrees to re-sign with Panthers

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Panthers and DE Charles Johnson, one of the top free agents on the open market, have agreed on a deal to keep him in Carolina.

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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