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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

Panthers' Brayton agrees to three-year deal

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers re-signed DE Tyler Brayton on Wednesday, according to reports.

Panthers re-sign OL Pettiti

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Panthers have re-signed OL Rob Pettiti, according to Pettiti's agent, Ralph Cindrich, who announced the move on Twitter.

Veteran backup quarterback a pressing need for Panthers

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
After cutting Jake Delhomme, the Panthers announced they decided Matt Moore would be their starting quarterback in 2010, but there is a vacancy to be filled behind Moore on the depth chart.

Report: Panthers QB Moore to sign tender

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The player expected to start at quarterback for the Panthers in 2010 will soon be under contract.

Hoover's run with Panthers ends

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Panthers S Chris Harris announced that FB Brad Hoover has been cut on Twitter.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Peppers doesn't like spotlight, but that's what he's getting with megadeal

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers has a reputation as a guy who takes some plays off, and that may not sit well with Bears fans. However, if he produces anywhere close to the level he's capable of, the praise will overshadow the ...

Panthers release DT Kemoeatu, LB Diggs

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Panthers have parted with both of their starting defensive tackles from the 2008 season.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.

Panthers cut DT Lewis

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers will be joined by one of his former teammates on the free-agent market this year.

Report: Panthers give Moore highest tender

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
It's a safe bet that QB Matt Moore will be playing in Charlotte next season.

NFC South team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
With No. 1 WR Antonio Bryant departing in free agency, wide receiver is a pressing need for the Buccaneers. PFW continues its series in which it examines the needs of each team, analyzing the NFC South.  

Panthers prepare for post-Peppers era

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Panthers will have a glaring hole to fill on defense after DE Julius Peppers departs in free agency.

Panthers announce they will not tag Peppers

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers put to rest any doubts about their plans for DE Julius Peppers by announcing they would not place the franchise tag on him before Thursday's deadline for using it.

Peppers likely to demand Haynesworth-like deal

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Although he's had some lengthy cold streaks, Panthers DE Julius Peppers will probably seek a free-agent contract similar to the one Albert Haynesworth signed last year with the Redskins.

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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