Giants to gain LB Jon Beason in trade

Updated: October 4, 2013, 3:31 PM ET
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the team has agreed to trade three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason to the New York Giants.

Rivera says the trade is contingent on Beason passing a physical with the Giants.

The physical was scheduled for Friday morning, a person with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.

Beason was benched prior to Carolina's 38-0 Week 3 win over the Giants. With Rivera on Thursday, he broached the topic of wanting to ...

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