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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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Goodson won't keep Panthers' RB job when Stewart returns

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. ET
Although Mike Goodson rushed for 100 yards in his first career start in Week 10, he won't keep the job once Jonathan Stewart returns from his injury, according to NFC South Whispers.

Gross, Smith trying to keep Panthers together

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLT Jordan Gross and WR Steve Smith are two of the players charged with keeping things in order for the Panthers.

QB St. Pierre will get first career start Sunday

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Brian St. Pierre will start at quarterback for the Panthers in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach John Fox announced on Thursday.

Panthers place RB Williams on I.R.

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed RB DeAngelo Williams on injured reserve.

Concussion a tough break for Panthers’ Clausen

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like things might be getting a little better for the Panthers, it was another downer of a Monday for the 1-8 team.

Panthers QB Clausen has concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Panthers rookie QB Jimmy Clausen has been diagnosed with a concussion, according to head coach John Fox. Clausen likely sustained the injury on the Panthers' final offensive play when he was stuffed at the goal line.

Freeman, Blount lead Bucs over Panthers

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers RB trio out, Goodson to start

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Panthers will be without RBs DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart and Tyrell Sutton on Sunday.

Panthers’ shuffling at linebacker likely to resume in offseason

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Some in Charlotte are beginning to look ahead to next season with the Panthers struggling to dig out of a deep hole at 1-7, and one of the questions the team will face in the offseason is what to do ...

Panthers place OT Otah on I.R.

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed former first-round OT Jeff Otah (knee) on injured reserve. They also claimed RB Andre Brown off waivers from Indianapolis and re-signed RB Josh Vaughan and LB Abdul Hodge.

NFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
WR Roddy White has stood out on a contending Falcons team. Read our midseason team reports on the NFC South.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Panthers preparing to turn mess back over to rookie quarterback

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
A season-ending injury to Matt Moore has the Panthers trying to decide whether to start Jimmy Clausen or Tony Pike in Week 10.

Panthers place three vets on IR

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed QB Matt Moore and LBs Thomas Davis and Dan Connor on injured reserve Monday, ending the season for three of the team's veteran leaders.

Carolina mess a fantasy nightmare

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
It seems like every season, at least one team becomes a fantasy wasteland. In 2010, that club is the Panthers.

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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