Blackmon has agreed to a two-year deal with the Redskins, The Washington Post reports. Blackmon joined the Redskins as a veteran depth signing ahead of last season, but surpassed expectations by compiling a career-best 49 tackles and two interceptions over the course of the campaign. At 31 years old, Blackmon now finds himself as one of Washington's top cornerbacks heading into the upcoming season, when he'll hope to build on his 2015 success.
Cornerback Will Blackmon signed with the Redskins on Tuesday, ESPN.com reports Blackmon will take the roster spot of Duke Ihenacho (wrist), who was placed on injured reserve. He will provide some depth at the cornerback position and could also be used in the return game if needed.
A wrist injury that will require surgery has landed Redskins strong safety Duke Ihenacho on season-ending injured reserve and motivated the team to sign cornerback Will Blackmon, per CSN Mid-Atlantic. The fracture and dislocation was sustained by Ihenacho in the Week 1 loss to Miami. Blackmon was cut by Seattle on Sept. 5, but has eight years of NFL experience. He played eight games for Jacksonville in 2014.
The Seahawks parted ways with cornerback Will Blackmon on Saturday, according to his Twitter account. Blackmon was signed earlier in the offseason. He has spent his eight-year career with the Packers, Giants and Jaguars.
Cornerback Will Blackmon has been signed by the Seahawks, according to ESPN. Blackmon, 30, played last season for the Jaguars. He finished the year with 30 total tackles, one sack and a forced fumble. In addition to the Jaguars, Blackmon also suited up for the Giants and Packers. He won a Super Bowl ring with the Giants in 2012.
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