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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

Tack FF Int
27 0 1

Davis’ injury gives Connor chance to start for Panthers

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis' torn ACL, which could keep him from playing in 2010, has created an opportunity for third-year LB Dan Connor.

WR Muhammad announces retirement

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Former Panthers and Bears WR Muhsin Muhammad announced his retirement Thursday after 14 NFL seasons.

Panthers LB Davis tears ACL

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis tore his right ACL for the second time in seven months during OTAs Tuesday and he could miss the entire 2010 season.

Panthers' Marshall, Davis sign tenders

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
CB Richard Marshall and WLB Thomas Davis decided to sign their restricted free-agent tenders Tuesday.

Key deadline approaching for Panthers CB Marshall

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Richard Marshall has yet to sign his restricted free-agent tender for $1.759 million, but he'll likely do so before June 15, which is when Carolina can reduce its offer to 110 percent of his 2009 base ...

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Depth at safety could become an issue for Panthers

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Carolina doesn't exactly have a strong Plan B if the new starting safety tandem of Charles Godfrey and Sherrod Martin doesn't stay healthy or performs poorly.

Panthers QB Moore still expected to open season as starter

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Reports indicate rookie Jimmy Clausen turned heads in his first minicamp and could push Matt Moore for the starting spot in training camp, but we hear the job is still Moore's to lose.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Bears trade LB Williams to Panthers for S Harris

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Continuing to work hard to fill their most glaring need, the Bears acquired S Chris Harris from the Panthers in exchange for LB Jamar Williams Tuesday afternoon.

2010 draft choices by team: Panthers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Panthers make Clausen QB of the future

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers missed out on the buzz of Day One with no first-round pick, but they made up for it with their top selection Friday, setting off a thunderous reaction from the crowd in Radio City Music Hall.

Panthers DE Brown bulking up for Year Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The debate over whether the Panthers were wise to trade their 2010 first-round pick to draft DE Everette Brown in the second round last year simmers as Brown prepares for his second season.

Panthers expected to fill need at receiver early in draft

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
GM Marty Hurney has failed to find a young complementary receiver to pair with Steve Smith in his tenure and it long has been a glaring need.

Panthers not looking to break up Stewart-Williams backfield

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
There were rumors earlier this offseason that the Panthers were interested in trading RB DeAngelo Williams, but head coach John Fox shot down that talk this week.

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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