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Special-teams standout Blake Costanzo returns after signing one-year contract

Blake Costanzo, the charismatic special-teams standout who became both a fan- and locker-room favorite in 2011, is back with the team after agreeing to a one-year deal. Costanzo left for Chicago as a free agent early in 2012, and the 49ers’ special-teams coverage units dipped that season. They rebounded last year with a core group of players that included Ray “Bubba” Ventrone...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Why special teams aces like Blake Costanzo will always be appreciated in S.F.

The 49ers on Tuesday re-signed outside linebacker and special teams ace Blake Costanzo. He is simply a difference maker, as presumed 49ers fan Gary Althiser (@NFLGary) points out here:  Would hv been nice to hv .@BlakeCostanzo51‘s services for this play. Bet it doesn’t happen again. #Superbowl #49ers — Gary Althiser (@NFLGary) June 3, 2014 Jacoby...
Via cover32 - 49ers
June 03, 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

Q & A With Bears LB/ST Blake Costanzo

Blake Costanzo came into the NFL in 2006 as an undrafted rookie with the New York Jets. He spent 2007 on the practice squad in New York before moving to Buffalo and appearing in three games for the Bills. He made 15 special teams tackles, while forcing two fumbles in 16 games in 2008 with Buffalo. The following season, he signed with the Cleveland Browns where he made 14 special...
Via Bears Backer
August 04, 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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