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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 sign DT Johnson

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Colts DT Ed Johnson on Wednesday.

Panthers RB Williams undergoes surgery

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams apparently underwent a surgical procedure on Monday.

Peppers turned off by Panthers

Posted Feb. 09, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
DE Julius Peppers said he's unhappy with the way the Panthers have handled his contract situation and signing a long-term deal with the team is no longer what he wants most.

DE depth likely to be major need for Panthers

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
With both starting defensive ends from 2009 set to test the free-agent waters, the Panthers could be going with a much younger look at the position next season.

Panthers not expected to make changes at tight end

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers are not expected to drastically change their offensive philosophy and go hunting for a pass-catching tight end this offseason, we hear.

Panthers name Tolbert WRs coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they have hired Tyke Tolbert to become their wide receivers coach Thursday.

Panthers RB Stewart to undergo surgery

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart announced on his Twitter account that he will undergo surgery on his left foot Wednesday.

Panthers' longtime WR coach Williamson retires

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Longtime Panthers assistant coach Richard Williamson has retired, the team announced Monday.

Adding receivers will be one of Panthers’ top offseason tasks

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have been looking for a playmaking receiver to complement Steve Smith for years, and that search will resume in 2010.

Panthers fire special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that special-teams coach Danny Crossman will not be retained for the 2010 season.

Panthers expected to give Peppers chance to leave

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers don't want DE Julius Peppers to get away, but sources in Charlotte don't expect that he and the team will agree to a long-term extension before he becomes an unrestricted free agent in March.

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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