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.
The Jaguars waived cornerback Will Blackmon on Thursday, the team announced. The 30-year-old started 12 games in the last two seasons for the Jags, including four times in 2014. His season was cut short in November due to a finger injury. Because of his previous production Blackmon will likely catch on with another team once he is officially waived.