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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

Panthers sign DT Johnson

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Colts DT Ed Johnson on Wednesday.

Panthers RB Williams undergoes surgery

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams apparently underwent a surgical procedure on Monday.

Peppers turned off by Panthers

Posted Feb. 09, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
DE Julius Peppers said he's unhappy with the way the Panthers have handled his contract situation and signing a long-term deal with the team is no longer what he wants most.

DE depth likely to be major need for Panthers

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
With both starting defensive ends from 2009 set to test the free-agent waters, the Panthers could be going with a much younger look at the position next season.

Panthers not expected to make changes at tight end

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers are not expected to drastically change their offensive philosophy and go hunting for a pass-catching tight end this offseason, we hear.

Panthers name Tolbert WRs coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they have hired Tyke Tolbert to become their wide receivers coach Thursday.

Panthers RB Stewart to undergo surgery

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart announced on his Twitter account that he will undergo surgery on his left foot Wednesday.

Panthers' longtime WR coach Williamson retires

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Longtime Panthers assistant coach Richard Williamson has retired, the team announced Monday.

Adding receivers will be one of Panthers’ top offseason tasks

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have been looking for a playmaking receiver to complement Steve Smith for years, and that search will resume in 2010.

Panthers fire special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that special-teams coach Danny Crossman will not be retained for the 2010 season.

Panthers expected to give Peppers chance to leave

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers don't want DE Julius Peppers to get away, but sources in Charlotte don't expect that he and the team will agree to a long-term extension before he becomes an unrestricted free agent in March.

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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