NFL Notes: Falcons, Giants, Jets, Panthers, & Titans

Falcons Vaughn McClure reports that free agent TE Rob Housler left his visit with the Falcons last night without signing a contract. Giants Dan Graziano writes that the Giants’ ideal plan at middle linebacker would be for a healthy Jon Beason to hold down the job. However, the Giants view Jameel McClain as a quality backup. Newly signed LB J.T. ... The post NFL Notes: Falcons...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the New York Giants Early FA Moves

Sign – Shane Vereen View image | The Giants signed Shane Vereen to a 4 year/16 million dollar deal.  Shane Vereen is going to assist the Giants this season, as he’ll be a very talented receiving back for the Giants, playing next to either Rashad Jennings or Andre Williams, who will be the predominant backs. Vereen will be excellent as a change-of-pace...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rework LB Jon Beason’s Contract Keeping Him In New York

Mike Garafolo reports that the Giants have reworked LB Jon Beason‘s contract, which will keep him in New York for the 2015 season. Beason recently confirmed that he was in talks with the team regarding a pay cut. “We’ve been back and forth trying to come to terms,” said Beason during an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio Wednesday, via ...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Linebacker Jon Beason says the New York Giants want him to take a paycut

It’s the time of year when NFL veterans are asked to take a paycut or are given their walking papers. Last week the New York Giants let Peyton Hillis and Mathias Kiwanuka go. Now they’re going after linebacker Jon Beason. In an appearance on Sirius XM NFL radio this morning, Beason said the Giants have approached him about a paycut, per Caitlyn Holroyd of The Score: “New York...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Outside Linebacker With Jacquian Williams and Mark Herzlich heading into free agency, the only linebackers the Giants have for 2015 are Jameel McClain, Jon Beason, and Devon Kennard. McClain and Beason are overpaid and could both be cap casualties. Beason can never stay healthy anyway. Kennard flashed in limited action as a 5th round rookie and could be ready for...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants LB Jon Beason out for season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason is going to miss the rest of the season because of a foot injury. The Giants (3-4) announced Monday that Beason will need surgery to repair his injured right foot. The procedure has not yet been scheduled. Beason tore a ligament and fractured his sesamoid bone during an OTA workout on June 12. He spent training...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason to have season-ending toe surgery

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason has elected to have season-ending surgery to repair the toe injury that has bothered him since June. Beason tore a ligament and fractured the sesamoid bone in his toe in a June practice.  He missed all of training camp and all five of the Giants’ preseason games. Beason returned to play in the first two games of the season but re...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Giants, Packers, Seahawks, Texans

Bills Bills worked out RB Evan Royster. (Field Yates) Giants ILB Jon Beason will know if he will require surgery on his injured toe by Wednesday. (Ralph Vacchiano) The Giants aren’t signing RBs Felix Jones or Alex Green after working out for them on Tuesday. (Josina Anderson) Packers Packers worked out WR Jace Davis, RB David Fluellen, G Andrew Miller and CB David...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants: Jon Beason to miss extended time

Linebacker Jon Beason is expected to miss an extended period of time after re-aggravating a toe injury that left him out for all of training camp reports ESPN New York. Beason is awaiting the results of an MRI but signs are pointing to the 29-year-old as being questionable for Week 3. The Giants would have to use Jameel McClain as his replacement. Though two games Beason has been...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Jon Beason nearing return

New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason says he expects to be ready for week 1 of the regular season. Beason is recovering from a broken bone in his foot, but Dan Graziano at reports that the veteran is getting closer to returning to the field. #460418663 / gettyimages.comBeason went down during OTA's in June. He suffered a sesamoid bone fracture and a torn ligament in...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants LB Jon Beason To Start Camp On PUP List

  Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that Giants LB Jon Beason will be the only player on the team’s physically unable to performance (PUP) to start training camp. Beason suffered a  a ligament tear and a small fracture to the sesamoid in his right foot not too long ago, but he later received good news when it was determined that it won’t require surgery...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Mailbag: Jon Beason’s replacement and Chris Snee concerns

The NFL season is drawing near with OTAs and minicamps well underway. There’s still much through before the excitement can begin, but that hasn’t curbed fans’ enthusiasm for the 2014 season. Here are this week’s questions for our weekly mailbag! Who can the Giants turn to man the middle linebacker spot while Jon Beason recovers from his injury? - Anthony (Staten Island, NY...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants’ Jon Beason will not require surgery

The New York Giants received some good news regarding injured middle linebacker Jon Beason on Tuesday. The eight-year NFL veteran will not require surgery to repair the sesamoid fracture and torn ligament in his left foot. The prognosis originally had him sidelined for at least 12 weeks, potentially missing the Giants’ season opener on September 8 against the Detroit Lions. However...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason Will Not Need Surgery On His Injured Foot

  The New York Giants announced Tuesday that veteran LB Jon Beason won’t require surgery after he suffered a ligament tear and a small fracture to the sesamoid in his right foot. Beason’s foot will be immobilized for six weeks, which includes three weeks in a walking boot. “My visit with Dr. Anderson went as well as it could have yesterday,” Beason said. “I’m happy...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Jon Beason, Peyton Hillis suffer injuries

The New York Giants 2013 season was derailed by a series of injuries on both sides of the ball. The 2014 season isn't off to a much better start.Jon Beason left Thursday's OTA session early with a foot injury. Friday, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reported Beason tore a ligament in and fractured his right foot.Beason is expected to miss the remainder of OTAs and the...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Another Giant sidelined

Jon Beason Another one bites the dust. This offseason has been an absolute whirlwind for the New York Giants. Between the drug policy and injuries, who knows how many Giants are going to be left standing. These rookies should be counting their blessings with the new opportunities for positions coming their way. We all know about Will Hill being removed from the team because of his...
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Loss of Jon Beason a devastating blow to Giants’ defense

The New York Giants received the bad news Friday morning: linebacker Jon Beason had a fracture and torn ligament in his right foot. The seven-year veteran will undergo surgery to repair the injury and should be sidelined for approximately 12 weeks, which could force him to miss the team’s season opener on September 8 against the Detroit Lions. Beason, whose injury struggles took...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Jon Beason Fractures Foot, Out 12-Weeks

The New York Giants caught the injury bug in 2013, and the first major injury of the 2014 season has already hit. Starting middle linebacker Jon Beason fractured a bone in his right foot and will be out roughly 12-weeks, or at least until the start of the regular season, according to’s Kimberly Jones. NYG LB Jon Beason has sesamoid fracture in right foot. Surgery required...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason suffers fracture in right foot, out 12 weeks

New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason will need upwards of 12 weeks of recovery after suffering a sesamoid fracture in his right foot. Beason will head to North Carolina where he will visit Dr. Robert Anderson and undergo surgery. NYG LB Jon Beason has sesamoid fracture in right foot. Surgery required. Expected 12 week recovery, according to someone aware of diagnosis. — Kimberly...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Beason needs surgery, out 12 weeks

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason will need surgery for a sesamoid fracture in his right foot, reports NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones. NYG LB Jon Beason has sesamoid fracture in right foot. Surgery required. Expected 12 week recovery, according to someone aware of diagnosis. — Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) June 13, 2014 Beason, a three-time Pro Bowler, suffered...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason carted off field with injury

Giants linebacker Jon Beason was forced to leave the practice field Thursday with an apparent foot injury. Head coach Tom Coughlin told the New York Post’s Paul Schwartz that Beason “felt something in his foot.” The Giants are currently unsure of what the injury could be and are not willing to speculate until he has undergone further testing. Beason, 29, has had a history of...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Top 10 of 2014: Can No. 7 replicate his performance on defense?

When the New York Giants struck a deal with the Carolina Panthers to acquire former Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason, there’s no way they could’ve expected to get the kind of production they got out of him. But Beason came to New York looking to prove himself and did so by leading the team’s rejuvenated run defense. He racked up 93 tackles in 12 games for the G-Men. He also added...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants re-sign MLB Jon Beason

Jon Beason was a decent linebacker, drafted in the 1st round in 2007, but he was massively overpaid going into the contract year of his rookie year on a 5-year, 50 million dollar deal. Making things even worse, he missed 27 of 32 games from 2011-2012 with a variety of injuries. Upon his return in 2013, he had his contract slashed to a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum, was...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants free agency recap: Day 2 brings more good news

Day two of free agency is nearly in the books; here’s your evening update on the New York Giants: Hits - The Giants secured one of the biggest pieces to their defensive puzzle going forward, re-signing linebacker Jon Beason. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest New York Giants news on Jon Beason, Justin Tuck and Terrell Thomas

Jon Beason has re-signed with the New York Giants today, first reported by’s reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 12, 2014 The 29-year-old Beason was one of the few highlights last year for a Giants...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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