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Panthers: 5 position battles to watch during training camp

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With training camp starting for the Carolina Panthers, nearly all of the positions are set. However, there are some that are wide open -- and may stay that way deep into training camp. Here's a look, at the top five position battles for the Panthers heading into the preseason: LEFT TACKLE This is universally considered the second-most important position on...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Training Camp preview: A new star ready to emerge at linebacker?

As we continue to get you ready for Carolina Panthers training camp, we shift our attention to the linebacking corps. We’ve already looked at every offensive position and examined the defensive line yesterday. There’s a strong chance that the Panthers have the best group of linebackers in the NFL amongst teams that run a 4-3 defense. Luke Kuechly obviously won the NFL Defensive...
Via cover32 - Panthers
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ugly Bowl Voting: NFC West Round 2

Welcome back to the 2013-2014 KSK Ugly Bowl voting table.  Last week, surprising nobody, Mike Glennon handily dispatched Chase Blackburn to take control of the NFC South.  Now it’s time to decide who he will be facing in the quarter-finals.  Here are your candidates for the NFC West.[via]Can Super Bowl champion Jon Ryan of the Seattle Seahawks keep the win streak alive and continue...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ugly Bowl Voting: NFC South Round 2

Looks like Jeff Baca really does do it best, but not by much.  Thanks to your votes, he was able to hold off Kellen Moore and his Elway/Michelle Gellar-style ugliness to win one for the fatties.  Can Chase Blackburn keep the streak alive this week and top the NFC South?[via]Not if the Buccaneers’ Mike Glennon has anything to say about it.[via]Glennon has also emerged from the...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ugly Bowl Voting: NFC West

Well, at least one of the polls last week was interesting.  After a whole bunch of lead changes, Chase Blackburn narrowly edged out Jimmy Graham in a battle to decide which not really all that ugly player will lose to Mike Glennon in the next round.  This week, however, we move on to the NFC West.[via]First up, we have Jon Ryan, punter for the Seahawks, and occasional background...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: Charles Johnson, Chase Blackburn

The Panthers have a chance to leave Miami on Sunday with a seven game winning streak. They’ll have to do so without their leading pass rusher. The Panthers have ruled out defensive end Charles Johnson and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot). Johnson suffered a sprained MCL in Monday night’s victory over the Patriots. He leads the Panthers with 8.5 sacks on the year. Guard Chris...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson, Chase Blackburn ruled out for Panthers

The Panthers travel to Miami to take on the Dolphins this Sunday. They’ll be short at least two starters on defense. Panthers head coach Rob Rivera has ruled out defensive end Charles Johnson and linebacker Chase Blackburn, via ESPN’s David Newton. #Panthers Rivera rules Charles Johnson, Chase Blackburn, Ben Hartsock and Chris Scott out. — David Newton (@DNewtonespn) November...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: Chase Blackburn, Dwan Edwards

The Panthers are one of if not the hottest team in the league, having won five straight, and face another important test on the national stage Monday night when the 7-2 Patriots come to town. Linebacker Chase Blackburn has been ruled out with a foot injury. Blackburn has been largely ineffective since coming over from the Giants in the offseason. Right guard Chris Scott and tight...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: Chase Blackburn, Dwan Edwards

The Panthers are one of if not the hottest team in the league, having won five straight, and face another important test on the national stage Monday night when the 7-2 Patriots come to town. Linebacker Chase Blackburn has been ruled out with a foot injury. Blackburn has been largely ineffective since coming over from the Giants in the offseason. Right guard Chris Scott and tight...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: Chase Blackburn, O-line concerns

Winners of four in a row, the Panthers are riding high and they head into San Francisco for a major road test with just a couple of injuries to report this week. Linebacker Chase Blackburn, who has been dealing with a nagging foot injury for weeks, was only able to practice in a limited manner on Friday. He’s been able to play through it but has been pretty quiet; Blackburn has...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Giants acquire Jon Beason in trade with Panthers

The New York Giants are closing in on a deal to acquire linebacker Jon Beason from the Carolina Panthers for a late-tound draft pick, reports Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com. The deal is contingent on Beason passing a 
Via Sports-Glory
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers’ linebacker Chase Blackburn likely to get more action on defense

Chase Blackburn enjoyed the best year of his nine-year career last season with the Giants. Sunday against Seattle a healthy Blackburn didn’t see a defensive snap. The Carolina Panthers have one of the best linebacking corps in the NFL in Thomas Davis Luke Kuechly and Jon Beason but the Panthers are hoping to get Blackburn more involved in live-action snaps moving forward. Beason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Herzlich might be the front-runner to replace Chase Blackburn

According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com, linebackers Mark Herzlich and Spencer Paysinger seem like the favorites to replace Chase Blackburn and Michael Boley. Herzlich and Paysinger may be the front-runners to replace Chase Blackburn and Michael Boley, but the Giants do have lots of other options — including free agent acquisition Dan Conner, and Jacquian Williams, who...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants sign LB Aaron Curry

Former first-round bust, linebacker Aaron Curry announced on Twitter that he’s signed with the New York Giants. EXCITED TO BE A GIANT!!! twitter.com/AaronCurry51/s… — Aaron Curry (@AaronCurry51) May 10, 2013 Curry has been plagued with bad knees, but the Giants must have seen enough to sign him.  With Michael Boley and Chase Blackburn gone, Curry will have a chance to compete...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 10, 2013  |  1 Comment

Agent: Panthers agree to terms with LB Blackburn

The agent for Chase Blackburn says the former New York Giants linebacker has agreed on a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers. Richard Katz said Wednesday his client is ''thrilled'' to join the 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers haul in LB Chase Blackburn

Free agent linebacker Chase Blackburn announced on twitter that he’s signed with the Carolina Panthers. Thanks for 8 great yrs @giants. But it’s time for the #nextChapter @panthers. Excited for the new opportunity. Where all the Panther fans at — Chase Blackburn(@Blackburn5793) March 27, 2013 According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, the former Giant signed a two...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign LB Chase Blackburn

Free agent LB Chase Blackburn announced on Wednesday that he’s signing with the Panthers. Thanks for 8 great yrs @giants. But it’s time for the #nextChapter @panthers. Excited for the new opportunity. Where all the Panther fans at — Chase Blackburn(@Blackburn5793) March 27, 2013 Jenny Vrentas reports that Blackburn will receive a two-year contract from Carolina. Blackburn...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys interested in a few free agents

While the Dallas Cowboys haven’t come out of the free agency gate firing, they are interested in a few players. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys have some interest in defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, linebacker Chase Blackburn, and guard Matt Slauson. Okoye, Blackburn and Slauson are all solid players that would give the Cowboys some depth.  The good news is...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants offseason needs

1. Middle Linebacker The New York Giants can’t seem to find a capable mike linebacker. Chase Blackburn, Mark Herzlich, Greg Jones and Jacquian Williams have all tried and failed to fill the hole over the past two seasons. Kevin Minter and Alec Ogletree could be options in the first round. Manti Te’o is another possibility. 2. Tight End Martellus Bennett may be re-signed, but...
Via DraftAce
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants trying to re-sign Chase Blackburn before free agency kicks off

According to the New York Post, the agent of linebacker Chase Blackburn claims the Giants have expressed interest in re-signing him. “The Giants have expressed a desire to re-sign Chase,’’ Richard Katz, Blackburn’s agent, told The Post Friday. “We believe Chase has been very valuable to the club, both on and off the field. Right now we are assessing his dollar value to...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants look to repeat '07, '11 history

As an aspiring high school teacher post-football, let's allow New York Giants middle linebacker Chase Blackburn to give us a quick lesson about why his team is celebrated for late-season resiliency. "It's just like anything else," Blackburn told FOXSports.com. "History repeats itself negatively because you don't learn from it or it happens in a good way...
Via Fox Sports
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants hold a players only “debriefing”

Players on the New York Giants held a players only “debriefing” after last week’s bye to help them focus on the remaining six games of the regular season. Each player on the team was able to voice his concerns going forward, now that the Giants have now lost two straight games. “Anybody that had anything to say about what’s going on,” tackle Sean Locklear said. “Good...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jacquian Williams, Chase Blackburn out on Sunday for New York Giants

The New York Giants will be relatively healthy this Sunday as they prepare to take the field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Although the Steelers have yet to release their final injury report, the Giants look to be in good shape this weekend, save for a few injuries to the linebacker core. Without further delay, here is Big Blue's final injury report of the week. OUT ...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Report: LB Chase Blackburn Listed As Out; LB Keith Rivers Doubtful

The Pittsburgh Steelers might be banged up at the running back position, but the New York Giants are just as banged up at their linebacker position. The Giants Friday injury report is now out and it shows linebacker Chase Blackburn (hamstring) and linebacker Jacquian Williams (knee) as both being out for the game Sunday. With Blackburn out, Boston College product Mark Herzlich...
Via Steelers Depot
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Report: LB Chase Blackburn & TE Bear Pascoe Remain Sidelined

The Thursday injury report for the New York Giants is now out as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Linebacker Chase Blackburn (hamstring), linebacker Jacquian Williams (knee), and tight end Bear Pascoe (ankle) remain sidelined for a second straight day. All three were spotted working on the side by the media. Center David Baas (ankle, elbow...
Via Steelers Depot
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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