Jon Beason retires after nine NFL seasons

Jon Beason, once a standout linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, has decided to shed his New York Giants uniform and retire from the NFL. The team confirmed Beason’s decision in a statement. The middle linebacker cited doctors’ recommendations and a lack of consistent availability as the key reason for his departure, which is simply fitting because injuries derailed his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Beason still leading the Giants from the sideline

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason is no longer able to help on the field, after being placed on injured reserve earlier this season, but he's still making an impact according to linebackers coach Jim Herrmann."He's still with us, and he helps. He's tremendous. He's a great leader," Herrmann said to Giants reporters of Beason, per NJ Advanced Media. "I love him as a person...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason’s Career Likely Over

Paul Schwartz of the New York Post writes that not only is the season over Giants veteran LB Jon Beason, but it’s also likely that his career could be over. Yesterday, New York placed Beason on season-ending injured reserve with a knee and ankle injuries, but this is the second straight year that his season has been cut short due to injury. On top of that, the Giants could free...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants could be without two starting linebackers in Week 8

The New York Giants have dealt with injuries along the defensive side of the football all season, and that hasn't change heading into their Week 8 game at New Orleans. Starting linebackers Jon Beason and J.T. Thomas missed practice again on Thursday.Thomas was seen in a walking boot earlier this week, while Beason is dealing with both ankle and knee soreness. Beason missed practice...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Boone responds to Jon Beason: ‘I’m sorry he feels that way’

49ers lineman Alex Boone responded to the Giants’ Jon Beason’s claims that his “coward move” led to a concussion, and Boone isn’t exactly sorry about it. Beason told Newsday on Friday that Boone had shoved him in the back deliberately, leading Beason to lose his balance and opening the door for San Francisco’s Carlos Hyde to hit him with the crown of his helmet. While...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Beason says ‘coward move’ led to concussion

Carlos Hyde was fined $23,152 for initiating contact with Jone Beason using the crown of his helmet during last weekend’s game between the Giants and Niners, which resulted in a concussion for Beason. While it was Hyde who delivered the blow, Alex Boone is who the Giants linebacker is most upset with. Prior to the...Read More
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Beason accuses 49ers' Boone of dirty play

An angry Jon Beason accused 49ers guard Alex Boone of grabbing him from behind and pushing him in the back in a "cowardly" move in Sunday's night's game that caused the Giants middle linebacker to sustain his first concussion.Beason ripped Boone on Friday after returning to practice for the first time since being knocked out of the nationally televised game on the opening series...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants’ Beason blames 49ers’ Boone for concussion on ‘coward move’

New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is upset with Alex Boone of the San Francisco 49ers. He says Boone shoved him into 49ers running back Carlos Hyde in Week 5 on the play in which he suffered a concussion. “I can honestly say that, if I hadn’t got pushed in the back, I wouldn’t have been concussed,” Beason said, via James Kratch of “It’s unfortunate when...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: 49ers RB Carlos Hyde Trucks Over Giants LB Jon Beason

If fans had not seen their San Francisco 49ers play good football before the way the team had been playing going into Sunday night's game against the Giants would not be as upsetting as it is. When you know your team can play well, but for some reason it isn't it is incredibly frustrating.However, it appears that whatever the team did over the last week may have woken them up. The...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason on track to finally make his 2015 debut

The past two seasons have not gone as planned for New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason. Between a toe and knee injury, Beason has missed the majority of the Giants' last 18 regular season games. This Thursday night, he plans to make his 2015 debut after practicing without limitations on Tuesday.“Players want to play,” Beason said, per “I don’t want to give a...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured Giants LB Beason blasts NFL over Thursday games

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason knows his sprained knee will only allow him to participate in a handful of snaps, if any, in the home opener against Atlanta on Sunday. He also knows that if coach Tom Coughlin upgrades him from doubtful, it will probably knock him out of next Thursday night's game against NFC East foe Washington. He's not happy about...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Beason and Victor Cruz still absent from Giants practice

Both Jon Beason and Victor Cruz were being counted on to play key roles for the New York Giants in 2015. It's starting to look increasingly likely that they will miss another regular season game. During Wednesday's practice, neither player was present and participating.According to head coach Tom Coughlin, there is nothing new to report with Beason or Cruz, per Big Blue Interactive...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Beason expects to play, despite missing Thursday's practice

When NFL players don't practice on Thursday, it's usually a good sign that they won't be active on Sunday. New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason missed Thursday's practice, but he claims that he is still on track to play in the regular season opener agains the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Although Beason did not participate in any part of Thursday's practice, he told Ralph Vacchiano...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason optimistic about playing Week 1

When New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason injured his knee earlier in the preseason, he had three weeks to get ready for the season opener. At the time, he claimed he would be good to go for Week 1, but based on his injury history, there was reason to be skeptical. It's beginning to look like Beason will be a full go when the Giants open up their regular season on September 13th...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Success of the Giants’ Defense Hinges on the Health of Jon Beason

Back in 2013, the Giants made an out of character, desperation trade to revitalize their struggling defense when they gave up a 7th round pick for former All-Pro linebacker Jon Beason, who had been relegated to a backup role in Carolina due to compounding injuries that forced him to miss all but 5 games from 2011-2012. At first, the trade looked to be a steal for Big Blue.Seemingly...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Beason sustains knee sprain vs. Jags

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New York Giants starting middle linebacker Jon Beason suffered a knee sprain in the second quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night and did not return. Beason, one of the leaders of the defense, played four games last season before going on injured reserve with a foot injury. Giants rookie safety Justin Currie (broken right ankle) and...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants linebacker Beason sprains knee against Jaguars

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants starting middle linebacker Jon Beason suffered a knee sprain in the second quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night and did not return. Beason, one of the leaders of the defense, played four games last season before going on injured reserve with a foot injury. Giants rookie safety Justin Currie (broken right ankle) and...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants Position Preview: Linebackers

The New York Giants have not had a solid linebacker squad in some time. It has been a position of many question marks for the organization, and has proved inconsistent time and again, especially in recent seasons. One telling fact is that the last linebacker the Giants had that made it to the Pro Bowl was Antonio Pierce. What we know As if an uncertain team of linebackers wasn...
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants LB Jon Beason Expects Intense Joint Practices With Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (27) blocks a pass to New York Giants wide receiver Corey Washinton during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Jon Beason is entering his ninth NFL season, (and 3rd with the Giants) so he understands that he has a responsibility of being one of the key leaders for this Giants football...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

One of keys to Giants defense will be a healthy Jon Beason

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) With end Jason Pierre-Paul's status uncertain because of a hand injury sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident, the New York Giants' defense can't afford any more injuries. That's what has made middle linebacker Jon Beason such a vital ingredient in coordinator Steve Spagnuolo's new defense. Beason is the rock in the middle. Not only can he play the run...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants LB Jon Beason reflects on what it's like to have his passion taken away

For some NFL players, football is their one true passion. You've seen stars of the past have trouble walking away from the game even when all signs point in that direction. Just look at Brett Favre's final few years in the league. New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is another human being who is built in that mold.In 2014, a serious toe injury forced Beason to miss the majority...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants LB Jon Beason: I better not be limited in training camp

The 2014 season was an especially tough one for New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason. After emerging as the defensive leader in 2013, Beason was forced to miss the majority of the 2014 season with a toe injury.During the Giants' spring practices, Beason was a limited participant as he worked his way back from injury. As the giants get set to host their first practice of training...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason: I feel the best I have in four years

The 2014 season was a lost year for New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason. After helping to turn a potentially league-worst defensive unit in to a respectable group in 2013, Beason entered 2014 with high expectations.An early offseason toe injury lingered and Beason was only able to grind his way through four incomplete games before being placed on injured reserve. After an...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Jon Beason ready to become a 'beast' again

New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason missed played in only two games last season with a toe injury that eventually required surgery. Beason will be monitored closely and will be limited for much of training camp, but he believes the toe issues are behind him and he's ready to get back to causing havoc on the football field. 'I love when I hear people call another player a...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Beason thinks LB Devon Kennard can be one of the Giants' best defenders

The New York Giants have a history of producing some of the best linebackers in NFL history. However, the last time they could lay claim to having one of the best in the NFL was during Antonio Pierce's stint. Remember this ridiculous play from one of the most important games in franchise history? One way for the Giants to get back to becoming one of the league's most dominant defenses...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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