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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason has been placed on injured reserve with knee and shoulder issues. Beason will have surgery next week on his left knee. The Panthers have claimed cornerback James Dockery off waivers from Cleveland to replace Beason on the roster. Dockery joined the Panthers at practice. These are tough times for the Panthers. In the past two weeks, they've lost center Ryan Kalil, cornerback Chris Gamble and Beason to season-ending injuries and general manager Marty Hurney was fired. The move doesn't come as a surprise as Beason has missed the last two games with injuries and Rivera hinted he might be headed to IR. Rivera says Luke Kuechly, the team's first-round draft pick, will continue to fill in at middle linebacker.
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The Carolina Panthers appear to be trending downward again after picking up a bag full of hope in the 2011-2012 season. No less than three of their major pieces are done for the year.
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The Panthers can't seem to dodge the injury bug. Head coach Ron Rivera delivered the bad news on Wednesday.
Inside linebacker Jon Beason was placed on the injured reserve with an ailing left knee, which he will have surgery on next week, marking the third Panthers star to be added to the dreaded list in as many weeks. Cornerback Chris Gamble and center Ryan Kalil have been sidelined...
Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason told News 14 Carolina that he’ll be undergoing knee surgery, which will likely land him on season ending injured reserve. “I’ve been pretty banged up, … Continue reading »
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason has been placed on injured reserve with knee and shoulder issues.
Beason will have surgery next week on his left knee.
The Panthers have claimed cornerback James Dockery off waivers from Cleveland to replace Beason on the roster. Dockery joined the Panthers at practice.
These are tough times for the Panthers...
Carolina linebacker Jon Beason (knee) has been placed on injured reserve and will be out for the remainder of the 2012 season.Fantasy Spin:Beason hasn't suited up for the Panthers since Week 4 against Atlanta. He's likely to undergo operations on his knee and shoulder during the offseason.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the midseason firing of general manager Marty Hurney sends a clear message to him and others in the organization that nobody's job is safe.
Rivera says Carolina's final 10 games are ''an evaluation process'' and he hasn't ruled out firing assistant coaches or cutting players for underperforming.
He says ''in a situation...
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the team has placed nine-year veteran cornerback Chris Gamble on injured reserve with a torn right labrum in his right shoulder.
Problems on the field have led to a shakeup in the front office of the Carolina Panthers, who are looking for some way to turn their dismal season around.
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Less than 24 hours after Sunday's 19-14 home defeat to...