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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-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns holding off a Panthers club capable of pulling off an upset. 

Panthers like Pike; he's just not ready

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
Don't make too much of the fact that Carolina chose to start recent signee Brian St. Pierre at quarterback in Week 11. They like rookie QB Tony Pike, but they don't think he's ready to start, according ...

Panthers rule three out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ruled out OG Travelle Wharton and safeties Jordan Pugh and Marcus Hudson for Sunday's game against the Browns. The three did not travel to Cleveland on Saturday.

Three-and-out with Panthers radio color commentator Jim Szoke

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Panthers radio color commentator and (Charlotte, N.C.) WBT-AM sports director Jim Szoke for his take on several issues, including the progress of QB Jimmy Clausen, the future of RB DeAngelo Williams and the seemingly ...

Martin, Godfrey provide stability at safety for Panthers

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers will have holes to fill this offseason, but one of the spots that is not crying out for significant changes is safety.

Delhomme to start for Browns vs. former team

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Dellhomme will return from injury and start against his former team on Sunday.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game. 

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Clausen returns to practice, expected to start

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers expect to have rookie QB Jimmy Clausen back in the starting role for Sunday's game vs. the Browns.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Panthers add S Alexander, sign QB Null to practice squad

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed S Gerald Alexander on Tuesday and waived WR Devin Thomas. They also added QB Keith Null to their practice squad.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Fox: Clausen will start when healthy

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Head coach John Fox confirmed that rookie QB Jimmy Clausen will start when healthy.

Ravens 'D' scores twice in 37-13 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Baltimore's defense returned consecutive interceptions of Brian St. Pierre for touchdowns in the fourth quarter, Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a TD and the Ravens beat the Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.

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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