Will Blackmon DB SEA 3 months ago

Blackmon has signed with the Seahawks, NFL.com reports.

Blackmon, who recorded 30 tackles in eight games with the Jags last season, bolsters the Seahawks' depth at cornerback, with the team poised to lose Byron Maxwell in free agency.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 3 months ago

The Jaguars will release Blackmon, the Florida Times-Union reports.

The move saves the Jags $920,000 against their salary cap, with Blackmon a candidate to catch on elsewhere as a depth cornerback, on the heels of a 2014 season in which he was limited to eight games, recording 30 tackles and a sack in the process.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 7 months ago

Blackmon ( fractured left index finger) has been placed on IR by the Jaguars, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Blackmon's 2014 season thus concludes with 30 tackles and a sack in eight games, with the Jaguars having added linebacker Khairi Fortt to their 53-man roster in a corresponding move on Monday.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 7 months ago

Blackmon will miss an extended period of time with a fractured left index finger, John Oehser of Jaguars.com reports.

Blackmon broke the finger during Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, in which he recorded three tackles. Jeremy Harris and Demetrius McCray are the top two candidates to see increased snaps in Blackmon's absence.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 1 year ago

Jaguars re-signed CB Will Blackmon to a two-year contract.

After recovering from two ACL tears, Blackmon was signed off the street ahead of Week 1 last season and proceeded to become as the Jags' best corner. He'll form a reasonably effective trio with Alan Ball and Dwayne Gratz.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 1 year ago

Coach Gus Bradley told reporters Friday that contract talks between the Jaguars and free agent CB Will Blackmon are "moving in right direction."

Blackmon started eight games and played 682 defensive snaps last season after being out of the league in 2012. The Jaguars view Blackmon as a fit for their defensive scheme and could re-sign him before the start of free agency. Blackmon will likely be brought back as the No. 3 corner behind Alan Ball and Dwayne Gratz.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 1 year ago

The Jaguars' official website expects the team to re-sign free agent CB Will Blackmon.

Blackmon was signed off the street ahead of Week 1 after being out of the league in 2012. He started eight games for the Jaguars and played 682 defensive snaps. Pro Football Focus graded Blackmon out as its No. 22 corner out of 110 qualifiers. He's a big corner at 6-foot, 200, just how coach Gus Bradley likes them. Blackmon should be able to land a bit of guaranteed money.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 2 years ago

Jaguars CB Will Blackmon was ruled out of Sunday's Week 3 game due to a head injury.

He's likely got a concussion. With Jacksonville's usual starting corners shelved, Blackmon has been playing a ton of snaps at left cornerback.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 2 years ago

Jaguars signed CB Will Blackmon.

CB Marcus Burley was waived in a corresponding roster move. Blackmon was released by the Seahawks on Tuesday. Out of the league in 2012, Blackmon has made just 14 appearances since the end of the 2008 season. His stay in Jacksonville shouldn't be long.

Will Blackmon DB SEA 2 years ago

Seahawks signed CB/KR Will Blackmon.

Blackmon was out of work in 2012, and has appeared in just 14 games since the end of the 2008 season. He hasn't been the same since his 2009 ACL tear. Going on 29, Blackmon will be a long-shot in Seahawks camp.