Charlotte, NC (WBTV)
The Panthers defense ranked 28th overall last season, but there is a lot of optimism surrounding this 2012 club. Mostly in part, to Linebacker Jon Beason's return from an achillies injury. Beason has been in the spotlight throughout the past 3 weeks of organized team activities, but has only been taking on individual drills.
Beason say's though he feels like he could play 4 quarters of Football today if he had too, the focus right now is to take it slow. Doctor's orders.
Next week, Beason will begin participating in Panthers team drills.