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Jon Beason | Linebacker

Team: New York Giants
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/14/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 232
College: Miami (FL)
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Giants MLB Jon Beason is headed for an MRI on his troublesome right foot.
Beason left the stadium with a walking boot on, a major concern as he's battled right foot woes for months now. "Again the toe," said coach Tom Coughlin. Mark Herzlich was forced to step in as the Giants lost to the Cardinals Sunday. Sep 14 - 5:56 PM

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Giants MLB Jon Beason exited Sunday's Week 2 game with a toe injury.

It's a big concern because Beason missed almost all of training camp with a torn ligament and fractured bone in his toe. It's unclear at this point whether the new injury is an aggravation. Mark Herzlich is in at Mike 'backer.
Sep 14 - 3:20 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) will start Monday night's opener at Detroit.

This was expected after Beason returned to practice last week, and was listed as probable on the final injury report. We suspect Beason will indeed resume an every-down role. He's an LB3 with low-end LB2 upside in IDP leagues.
Sep 8 - 4:12 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) is listed as probable for Monday night's opener against the Lions.

Beason will start, but isn't going to play every snap. He practiced on a limited basis this week after missing the entire preseason. Beason should split time with Jameel McClain before returning to his three-down role.
Sep 6 - 8:02 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) returned to practice Monday and expects to play Week 1 against the Lions.

Whether Beason plays a part-time or full-time role remains to be seen. Monday was his first practice since tearing a ligament and breaking a bone in his toe in June, so there's ground to be made up. The Giants are going to lean on their defense early on while the offense tries to work through its preseason problems. Beason is an integral part of the Giants' run defense at the MIKE spot.
Sep 2 - 9:42 AM

The Giants expect MLB Jon Beason (foot) back at practice Monday.

Beason suffered a sesamoid fracture in his foot during June workouts. His Week 1 availability against the Lions may end up going down to the wire, but the Giants seem optimistic. He's a critical cog in New York's run defense.
Source: Jordan Raa
Aug 29 - 3:39 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) is "still on track" for Week 1.

Beason is even pushing for preseason snaps. Considering his injury history, he's unlikely to get them. Barring a setback, Beason will be ready for Week 1 after injuring his foot in mid-June.
Aug 18 - 2:17 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) expects to be ready for Week 1.

He's ramped up his side work in recent days. Beason is only seven weeks into a 12-week timetable, but Week 1 is realistic as long as he continues to progress without setbacks. Considering Beason's injury history, it's far from a given.
Aug 7 - 4:48 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) was seen sprinting on a treadmill off to the side of training camp practice Tuesday.

Beason is just six weeks into his 12-week timetable, but appears to be making substantial progress. He wants to play in preseason games. We doubt the Giants will push him out there for meaningless exhibition snaps, but Beason sounds like he's on track for the opener. He remains on the active/PUP list.
Jul 29 - 1:59 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (foot) expects to participate in preseason games.

"I would hope so," Beason said. "Based on how I feel, the way things are going. We want to be smart about it. Obviously I’m going to do what they tell me." Beason is just six weeks into his 12-week timetable, but believes he's ahead of schedule. He opened training camp on active/PUP and is currently limited to running on an underwater treadmill. Beason remains questionable for Week 1.
Jul 25 - 8:47 PM

Giants placed MLB Jon Beason (foot) on the active/PUP list.

The question is if Beason will remain there through the start of the regular season, costing him the Giants' first six games. At best, Beason is considered highly questionable for Week 1.
Jul 21 - 5:02 PM

ESPN Giants reporter Dan Graziano doesn't expect MLB Jon Beason (foot) to be ready for Week 1.

Graziano writes it "seems likely" Beason won't be back for the opener after suffering a ligament tear and small fracture in his foot during OTAs. Beason managed to avoid surgery, but is facing a 12-week recovery timetable. The Giants are expected to start Jameel McClain at MIKE in the short term, with Spencer Paysinger and rookie Devon Kennard competing on the strong side. Beason remains on track to resume practicing sometime in September.
Jun 21 - 3:43 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason does not need surgery to repair a ligament tear and small fracture to the sesamoid bone in his right foot.

Beason visited Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte over the weekend, and it's been determined that rest and rehab should do the trick. Beason's original 12-week recovery timetable doesn't change. His foot will be immobilized in a cast for three weeks then a walking boot for another three weeks as the first part of his rehab. Beason still hopes to be ready for Week 1. Jameel McClain was working with the first-team defense as minicamp commenced on Tuesday.
Jun 17 - 12:22 PM

The extent of Giants MLB Jon Beason's injury is a torn ligament and fractured sesamoid bone in his right foot.

The New York Daily News believes Beason could miss "Opening Day, and maybe more," after receiving a 12-week recovery timetable. A team source said the Giants expect Beason to "need surgery and at least three months to recover." In an ideal world, Beason would resume practicing just before Week 1, although that's optimistic. The Giants will look at Mark Herzlich, Jameel McClain, and rookie Devon Kennard as short-term replacements. As the injury occurred before training camp, Beason will be eligible for the PUP list. It's a blow to the Giants' defense, albeit not nearly as severe as the Cowboys' loss of Sean Lee (ACL), or Falcons ILB Sean Weatherspoon's torn Achilles' tendon.
Jun 13 - 1:28 PM

NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reports Giants MLB Jon Beason suffered a "sesamoid fracture" in his right foot and will be sidelined 12 weeks.

Beason is traveling to North Carolina to visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a noted foot specialist, and will undergo surgery. The three-month timetable puts Beason right up against the clock for Week 1. It's relatively good news, all things considered. Beason shouldn't miss much, if any, regular season action, and he already knows the defense. Beason inked a new three-year, $16.8 million deal in March. Rookie Devon Kennard will handle first-team reps in Beason's absence.
Jun 13 - 11:22 AM

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