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Jon Beason | Linebacker

Team: New York Giants
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/14/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 232
College: Miami (FL)
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Giants placed MLB Jon Beason (knee, ankle) on season-ending injured reserve.
Beason didn't practice all week and was already ruled out for Sunday. He's dealt with injuries all year, playing in only five games. Due a $6.5M cap hit in 2016, 30-year-old Beason is a candidate for offseason release. Nov 7 - 4:36 PM

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Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee, ankle) is out for Week 9 against the Buccaneers.

This will mark his second absence in a row, and coach Tom Coughlin said he was not even close this week. Jasper Brinkley and Uani' Unga will continue to split time at middle linebacker.
Nov 6 - 2:06 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee, ankle) remains sidelined at practice.

Preparing to face Doug Martin, the Giants' struggling run defense could use Beason's return, but he appears poised to miss his second straight game.
Nov 5 - 5:54 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (ankle) is inactive for Week 8 against the Saints.

The Giants' run defense was already crumbling. Now it will be in total disarray in the Superdome. Fire up Mark Ingram in DFS. Also inactive for the Giants are WR Victor Cruz, CB Prince Amukamara, LB J.T. Thomas, DE Owa Odighizuwa, OG Bobby Hart and DT Louis Nix. Jasper Brinkley is starting in Beason's place.
Nov 1 - 11:30 AM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (questionable, ankle) says "the plan" is for him to play Sunday.

Beason made the trip to New Orleans and is a game-time decision. He's on track to play despite not practicing the last two days. The Giants added LB James Morris as insurance with J.T. Thomas (ankle) sidelined.
Oct 31 - 4:31 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (ankle) won't practice on Wednesday.

He's dealing with an ankle injury. Beason has been banged up all year and it's affected his performance. Look for Jasper Brinkley to play a bigger role if Beason sits Sunday against New Orleans.
Oct 28 - 11:36 AM

Giants MLB Jon Beason left Sunday night's Week 5 game with a concussion.

He's done for the game. Beason was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit on Carlos Hyde. He'll be in a race to get cleared for Week 6. Uani' Unga replaced Beason in base sets.
Oct 11 - 8:41 PM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee) did not suffer any setbacks in his return to action Week 3 against the Redskins.

Beason only played 36 percent of the Giants' defensive plays, but he should be much more involved on 10-days rest against the Bills. A healthy Beason still may lose snaps to Uani' Unga on passing downs, but he should improve the Giants' run defense as long as he is able to stay on the field.
Source: ESPN
Sep 26 - 10:54 AM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee) is active for Week 3.

Beason will be making his season debut against the Redskins. It's a boost for a Giants defense that's been thoroughly underwhelming through the season's first two games.
Sep 24 - 8:09 PM

ESPN's Josina Anderson reported Jon Beason (knee) is expected to play Thursday night.

Beason said he was "feeling better" after practicing in full on Tuesday. Beason's return is a downgrade to the Redskins' running game, but Alfred Morris and Matt Jones are still decent options in what remains a good matchup. Unai' Unga will return to the bench.
Sep 24 - 8:38 AM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee) practiced in full on Tuesday.

Beason said he's "feeling better," and the New York Daily News believes he's trending toward suiting up for Thursday night's game against the Redskins. Beason would be a huge boost for a defense that's been thoroughly underwhelming through its first two games.
Sep 22 - 3:50 PM

Giants coach Tom Coughlin said MLB Jon Beason (knee) will practice Tuesday.

Beason got in work at the end of last week as well. The New York Post said "it does not sound" like Beason will play against the Redskins Thursday night, but that could change if he puts in a couple good practices. Unai` Unga has been starting at middle linebacker in Beason's place.
Sep 22 - 11:12 AM

The New York Post said "it does not sound" like Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee) will play on Thursday night.

Beason saw some practice work at the end of last week and was listed as a limited participant in Monday's "practice." It was always going to be difficult for Beason to come back on a short week, however, and the Giants may choose to get him some extra rest. Unai' Unga will continue to start in Beason's place.
Sep 22 - 9:39 AM

Giants MLB Jon Beason (knee) is listed as doubtful for Week 2.

The G-Men will again be without their top run defender when they do battle Sunday with the Falcons. Tevin Coleman offers big fantasy upside this week.
Sep 18 - 2:29 PM

Updating a previous item, Jon Beason (knee) saw work during positional drills on Thursday.

Coach Tom Coughlin said Beason would be tested out on a side field during practice. That test apparently went well, and he will likely be listed as limited on the practice report. This is a step in the right direction, but Beason's status for Week 2 is still questionable at best.
Sep 17 - 12:38 PM

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