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Will Blackmon

Will Blackmon - #37 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 206 lbs.
Birthday 10/27/1984
Birthplace Cranston, RI
College Boston College
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 18th pick by Packers

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Former No. 1 Williams catching on in Seattle

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Of all the many reclamation projects Pete Carroll is taking a chance on in his first year as the Seahawks' head coach, none has come through any better than former first-round WR Mike Williams.

Source: Seahawks trade DE Jackson to Lions

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have traded DE Lawrence Jackson to the Lions, sources tell PFW.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

Seahawks sign ex-Colts LB Hagler

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Seahawks signed former Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler and ex-Northern Illinois WR Matt Simon on Tuesday. To make room for the two roster additions, the team released CB Chris Richards and waived/injured WR Marcus Maxwell, both of whom had ...

Seahawks' DE situation looks suspect

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
No matter how positive a spin the eternally optimistic Pete Carroll puts on the situation, there is no denying the Seahawks’ concern at defensive end.

Seahawks sign first-round OT Okung

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Seahawks rookie OT Russell Okung became the final 2010 first-round draft pick to sign a contract Friday, reportedly agreeing to a six-year deal worth as much as $58 million.

Seahawks sign first-round S Thomas

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Seahawks joined the first-round signing brigade late Saturday, nailing down a five-year deal with Texas S Earl Thomas, who is expected to start immediately at free safety.

Seahawks sign second-round WR Tate

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Golden Tate, the Seahawks' second-round pick, has agreed to terms with the team. Considered by many to be the front-runner to start at split end for Seattle, Tate broke the news on his Twitter account.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

Insider: Seahawks will be Carroll's last job

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Seattle will be Pete Carroll's endgame as a head coach, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," predicting that Carroll's tenure there won't end well.

Seahawks CEO Lieweke announces resignation

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vulcan Sports & Entertainment announced today that CEO Tod Leiweke, who also has the same title with the Seahawks, is resigning to join the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning as CEO and part owner.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended for opener

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:12 a.m. ET
Seahawks sixth-year OLB Leroy Hill will miss the team's Sept. 12 regular-season opener against the division-rival 49ers after the NFL announced that he would be serving a one-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse program.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2010
The New York Giants placed Blackmon on injured reserve and signed cornerback Brian Witherspoon.||||||| Blackmon, who was signed as a free agent in late October, hurt his knee against Philadelphia on Dec. 19 and missed Sunday's game in Green Bay. He averaged 6.7 yards on 14 returns in five games.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Green Bay placed Blackmon on injured reserve with a knee injury.|||||||
Posted Oct. 12, 2009
Blackmon was placed on the IR with a sprained knee.|||||||
Posted Oct. 06, 2009
Blackmon was injured in the second quarter of Monday's loss at Minnesota. He cut to his right and his left knee appeared to buckle as he tried to head up field. Blackmon remained on the turf for several minutes and was taken on a cart to the locker room for examination.||||||| Coach Mike McCarthy said it was a sprained knee and Blackmon would be evaluated on Tuesday. Jordy Nelson replaced him on punt and kick returns. He returned two kicks for 52 yards.
Posted Jan. 12, 2008
Blackmon was inactive for Green Bay's playoff game against Seattle on Saturday.||||||| Blackmon, one of the Packers' options as nickel cornerback, was limited in practice this week due to a foot injury. In his first start against Detroit on Dec. 30, Blackmon, who missed seven games earlier this season, aggravated a prior foot injury in the second quarter and didn't return. He provided a spark when he returned a punt for a 57-yard touchdown against the Raiders on Dec. 9. Blackmon scored a second touchdown in that game, falling on the ball in the end zone.

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