Jon Beason wants to remain a Giant for life

Middle linebacker Jon Beason and the Giants appear to be a marriage made in football heaven, and the three-time Pro Bowler seems ready to make it official.

Beason, who was acquired in a trade with the Carolina earlier this month, said he wants to end his career with the Giants and then remain with the organization in a coaching or administrative capacity.

“I don’t plan on going anywhere, ever. Ever,” Beason said today. “I was talking to (special assistant for player development/assistant coach) Jessie Armstead. I was, ‘Man, when I’m done (playing), I want a job like you.

“Whatever it is you do, you’re still wearing the uniform. Thus far, the city has been real cool. It’s a great group of guys. They’ve welcomed me like I was a draft pick here. I’m happy. I want to be contributing.”

In two starts, Beason, who played with safety Antrel Rolle at Miami and remains good friends with him, has 21 tackles, including 16 solo. If he has lost a step after several major surgeries, it’s not apparent to the untrained eye.

Beason, only 28, is earning $1 million this season. The five-year, $50-million contract that included $25 million in guarantees that he signed before the 2011 season voids after this year and he becomes an unrestricted free agent.

That Rolle is a Giant has made Beason feel even more at home. Beason recalled that Rolle was his host when he went on his official visit to the University of Miami and the pair immediately sparked a friendship.

"Antrel was like my big brother at the 'U' the first two years I was there," said Beason, who was recruited as an athlete/safety. "He was one of those guys who reached out to me. Even throughout my college and professional career, we stayed close."

Beason said Rolle was one of the first people he called when he learned of the possible trade to the Giants.

"I told him, 'I'm coming up there and hopefully we can get this thing right,'" Beason said.

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