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Costanzo lands on IR

The 49ers lost one of their former special teams captains in the preseason opener when Blake Costanzo suffered an injury that landed him on injured reserve. The team added another linebacker with special teams experience to take Costanzo's place on the roster.
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign LB Kion Wilson, Place LB Blake Costanzo On IR

  The San Francisco 49ers announced the signing of LB Kion Wilson on Wednesday. The 49ers also placed LB Blake Costanzo on season-ending injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. Wilson, 27, signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of South Florida back in 2010. He later played for the Panthers and Steelers. Wilson has appeared in 15 total games...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers lose their special teams ace for the season; Sign former Steeler linebacker

The San Francisco 49ers have signed LB Kion Wilson to a one-year deal. To make room on the roster, the team has placed LB Blake Costanzo on the Injured Reserve List. Since signing as an undrafted free agent with the San Diego Chargers in 2010, Wilson (6-1, 239) has played in 15 games (two starts) and registered […] The post 49ers lose their special teams ace for the season; Sign...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign LB Blake Costanzo

  David Canter, the agent for LB Blake Costanzo, announced Tuesday via his Twitter account that his client has signed with the 49ers. Welcome back @BlakeCostanzo51 !!!! He’s a member of #ninernation again @49ers #TeamDEC doing work even in Italy! #neverstopworking — David Canter (@davidcanter) June 3, 2014 Costanzo, 30, played for San Francisco a few years ago before he signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears special teamer Blake Costanzo gives thanks to 9/11 everyday (PHOTO)

Blake Costanzo was a stand out special teamer for the Buffalo Bills several years before going to the Bears. Well Costanzo will never let the 9/11 tragedy rest, because he is a very proud American. @BradBiggs: Blake Costanzo’s 64 El Camino has flag mounted in back permanently. Not just a 9/11 tribute. Yes that is […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears on the Bubble: Blake Constanzo Jockeys for Linebacker Spot

One game has made all the difference in the world for linebacker special teams ace Blake Costanzo.  Last week against the Denver Broncos, Costanzo was downright awful.  He missed many tackles, and assignments; he looked like a shoe in to be cut from the team. Costanzo has never started an NFL game from the linebacker position. He's known for his special teams coverage ability...
Via Midway Illustrated
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago signs Blake Costanzo

The Chicago Bears have signed five-year veteran linebacker Blake Costanzo. He’s a special teams ace, something the team values greatly, and adds depth to the position.
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

For 49ers' Costanzo, different is a good thing

Because theyre no longer living in football anonymity, we now know what seems to drive the San Francisco 49ers kickoff team into a pre-kick dancing frenzy is a rap song called Tony Montana. Blake Costanzo, the guy often in the middle of that moving pile, still dances to his own beat. He fits the 49ers quite nicely. The NFL is down to its final four, Conference Championship Weekend...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake Costanzo - 49ers' special guy from Jersey

(12-10) 20:04 PST -- Last year, when he played with the Browns, Blake Costanzo furnished his apartment with a futon mattress, a television and ... nothing else. This season, the 49ers ' special team standout has splurged. He's rented a recliner for the place he shares with practice-squad wide...
Via Niner Insider
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

49ers ST coach Brad Seely sells Blake Costanzo as a worthy Pro Bowl player

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers special teams coordinator Brad Seely rarely ever gets a chance to talk with the media. But per request, the local media got a chance to talk with the very insightful coach. And...
Via San Francisco 49ers Examiner
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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