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Chase Blackburn

Chase Blackburn - #93 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 242 lbs.
Birthday 06/10/1983
Birthplace Marysville, OH
College Akron
Years played 9

Panthers release CB Gamble

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Panthers released CB Chris Gamble on Friday. Gamble is the franchise’s all-time leader in interceptions.

Carolina Panthers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Carolina Panthers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Panthers cut DT Edwards

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Ron Edwards on Friday, the team confirmed.

Gettleman: Panthers could keep Williams, Stewart

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Dave Gettleman spent his 62nd birthday doing something he never did: speak — on the record, anyway — to the media.

Panthers to begin renovation after 2013 season

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers plan to begin renovations on its 16-year-old stadium immediately after the 2013 NFL season.

Panthers add DT Cole

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DT Colin Cole, the team announced Friday.

Ranking the NFL divisions for 2013

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain takes an early stab at ranking the NFL's divisions for 2013, led by the NFC South.

Panthers promote Shula to offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers stayed in-house to replace Rob Chudzinski, promoting Mike Shula to offensive coordinator, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Panthers must tackle big defensive need inside

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ignored the DT position high in the draft in recent years. That could change.

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly, the 2012 NFL leader in tackles, was voted PFW/PFWA's Defensive Rookie of the Year.

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Munnerlyn called the 2012 season one of the best of his four-year career, and he’s hoping to get a chance to build on it in a Panthers uniform next season.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Panthers fire three assistants

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Panthers LB coach Warren Belin, WR coach Fred Graves and RB coach John Settle will not return in 2013, the team announced Tuesday.

Panthers' GM search offers study in contrasts

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson will move into the next phase of his search for a new general manager next week.

Panthers will retain head coach Rivera

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Panthers have decided to retain head coach Ron Rivera, according to the Charlotte Observer.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 27, 2013
The agent for Chase Blackburn says the former New York Giants linebacker has agreed on a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers. Financial terms weren't released. Richard Katz said Wednesday his client is "thrilled" to join the Panthers. Blackburn broke the news on Twitter, writing "Thanks for 8 great yrs (at)Giants. But it's time for the (hash)nextchapter (at)Panthers."||||||| Blackburn has primarily been a special teams player during his eight seasons with the Giants, but started 15 games last season at middle linebacker and had 64 tackles, three sacks and one interception. It's unclear if Blackburn can break into a starting lineup in Carolina that includes AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Luke Kuechly, Jon Beason and Thomas Davis. Blackburn has played in 113 games during his career and stared 36.
Posted Nov. 30, 2011
The New York Giants signed Chase Blackburn on Wednesday after placing offensive tackle Will Beatty on injured reserve.||||||| The signing on Wednesday brings Blackburn back to the team he played for from 2005 through last season, starting 17 of 93 games. He was a free agent after the lockout and no one signed him. Blackburn led the Giants in special teams tackles in each of his six seasons. He also started games at middle linebacker and weakside linebacker.
Posted Oct. 04, 2007
Blackburn seems to have recovered from a freakish accident after Sunday's night game.||||||| Blackburn was cleaning his ear with a cotton swab when he was bumped by a reporter. The swab nearly ruptured his ear drum and the linebacker dropped to the floor. Blackburn's ear bled and his temporarily lost hearing. The backup linebacker has little fantasy value.
Posted Dec. 27, 2005
Blackburn has been placed on injured reserve by the New York Giants, bringing his 2005 campaign to an end. The rookie linebacker had to be carted off the field last weekend after suffering a sprained neck. He will be replaced on the roster by Kevin Lewis.||||||| Blackburn had been filling in for the injured Antonio Pierce. He finishes the year with 31 tackles and one interception, which he returned 31 yards for a touchdown.
Posted Dec. 24, 2005
Blackburn was carted off the field on a stretcher in the third quarter of Saturday's game against the Washington Redskins. The Giants' linebacker, who earlier in the game had an interception return for a touchdown, was diagnosed with a sprained neck and taken for X-rays.||||||| Blackburn was making his second career start, replacing the injured Antonio Pierce.

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