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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

Fantasy outlook: Cam Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Should fantasy owners follow Marty Hurney's lead and take a chance on Cam Newton in drafts this year?

Real challenge just beginning for Panthers, Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
We don't know what GM Marty Hurney's legacy will be, but he has chosen one of the most polarizing players in the draft's history to help decide it.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 1

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the first pick in the NFL draft, including QB Sam Bradford by the Rams last year.

Readers believe Panthers will select QB Newton

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll question asking who Carolina will select with the first overall pick overwhelmingly believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will be the choice.

Panthers' Smith has cleared out locker, suite

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Prior to NFL teams locking out players from their facilities, Panthers WR Steve Smith cleared out his locker of all his personal belongings at Bank of America Stadium, sources told PFW.

Panthers’ Edwards stands to benefit from clean slate

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
After WR Armanti Edwards' very disappointing rookie season, the Panthers' decision to trade their 2011 second-round pick to take him in the third round last year has been second-guessed.

Reports: Panthers not receiving proposals for No. 1 pick just yet

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers haven't received any trade proposals for the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press Thursday and The Charlotte Observer Friday.

Panthers' Hurney struggling to create Newton market

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
It's hard to blame the Panthers for the things that have been out of their control this offseason, but generating more buzz on Cam Newton is something they should be able to do more of.

Mallett canceled meeting with Panthers

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett chose to cancel his meeting with the Panthers earlier this month, but there are conflicting reports on if the quarterback was actually sick or not.

Green to meet with Panthers on Friday

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Georgia WR A.J. Green is meeting with the Panthers Friday, the receiver told PFW in an interview.

Letter sent to former players detailing NFL's proposal

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy, both former NFL players, have sent a letter to retired players detailing the league's mid-March proposal to the NFLPA.

Panthers CB Marshall hoping for chance to hit open market

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Panthers could have a very unhappy player on their hands if CB Richard Marshall doesn't get a chance to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Newton has chance to win over undecided Panthers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
At some point in the not too distant future, the Panthers' decision makers are going to get together and try to have a conversation that results in a clear resolution to the question no one knows the answer to quite ...

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

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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