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According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers linebacker Jon Beason won’t play in Thursday’s preseason finale. The hope at this point is that he’ll be ready for next week’s season opener as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury.
“@janderson91z: @josephperson Any update on Beason?”…not playing this week. Shooting for opener
— Joe Person (@josephperson) August 29, 2012
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According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera has indicated that wide receiver Steve Smith could be back at practice on Sunday. If that’s the case, Smith will likely play in next week’s season opener.
Rivera said he thinks Steve Smith could be back at practice Sunday, when week one preparations begin.
— Joe Person (@josephperson) August 29, 2012
According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says Steve Smith’s infected foot is doing much better.
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