Panthers put Jon Beason on IR
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers can't seem to catch a break these days.
The Panthers announced they placed three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve Wednesday with knee and shoulder issues.
Beason, 27, will have surgery next week to repair cartilage damage in his right knee and a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
Beason has only played in five games since receiving a five-year, $51.5 million contract extension in 2011 that included $25 million ...
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