Category: ‘Linebackers’

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis Named NFC Defensive Player of Month
November 28th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
For Thomas Davis, the biggest challenges reap the biggest rewards. The Panthers linebacker rewrote history last season by becoming the first NFL player to recover and return from three ACL tears, which he suffered in consecutive years from 2009 to 2011. But Davis' inspirational comeback is more than a feel-good story; He's...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Defensive Line and Linebackers
November 6th, 2013 at 10:05 AM
After an 0-2 start, the Carolina Panthers have won four straight and five of six to improve to 5-3 and pull within one game of the New Orleans Saints for the NFC South lead. With 2013 NFL regular season officially halfway over, Panthers 101 is dishing out its midseason report card. Today,...

A Panthers 101 Farewell to Linebacker Jon Beason
October 8th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Many players have worn a Carolina Panthers uniform; only a few have transcended it. Throughout its 19-year history, only a handful of players have truly left an indelible mark on the franchise: Sam Mills, Kevin Greene, Wesley Walls, Mushin Muhammad, Mike Minter, Julius Peppers, John Kasay, Jake Delhomme, Steve Smith. The recently traded Jon Beason belongs on...

Carolina Panthers Send LB Jon Beason to New York Giants for Late-Round Draft Pick
October 4th, 2013 at 7:35 PM
The Carolina Panthers traded linebacker Jon Beason to the New York Giants on Friday, according to multiple sources. The Panthers will reportedly receive a late-round draft in exchange for the three-time Pro Bowler, whose career has been derailed by injuries over the last few seasons. For Beason, the writing was on the...

Carolina Panthers LB Jon Beason Restructures Contract
July 29th, 2013 at 7:01 AM
Jon Beason agreed to rework his contract to help give the cap-strapped Carolina Panthers additional wiggle room in the team's air-tight budget. ***PHOTO1*** According to the Charlotte Observer, the seventh-year linebacker - who was slated to make $5.5 million this season with a $9.5 million cap number - declined to disclose the...