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Top Blake Countess News

  • Blake Countess: Joins Ravens' practice squad

    The Ravens signed Countess (undisclosed) to the practice squad Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports.

    Countess had a tryout with the Ravens before signing with the team. He was cut by the Eagles with an injury settlement back in September.

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  • Blake Countess: Cut with injury settlement

    Countess (undisclosed) was released with an injury settlement Thursday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    Countess played just eight games over the last two seasons. He'll aim to secure a special-teams role once he's healthy.

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  • Eagles' Blake Countess: Moves to injured reserve

    Countess (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Chris McPherson of the Eagles' official site reports.

    Countess was let go by the Eagles in March but re-signed with the team in August and suffered an injury during the preseason. The 28-year-old didn't make the initial 53-man roster, so he won't be eligible to return from injured reserve to play with the Eagles.

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  • Blake Countess: Let go by Philly

    The Eagles released Countess on Tuesday, Martin Frank of The Delaware News Journal reports.

    Countess suited up in two games for the Eagles in 2020, recording three tackles. He'll likely end up on a practice squad next season, and any promotions will be for special-teams duties.

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  • Blake Countess: Let go by Jets

    The Jets released Countess on Wednesday.

    Countess joined New York in mid-October last season, recording 52 snaps on special teams across six regular-season games. The 26-year-old will now be free to look for a depth role at safety elsewhere around the league.

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  • Jets' Blake Countess: Latches on with Jets

    Countess signed with the Jets on Tuesday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

    Countess worked out with the Jets in September, and they finally made the call to bring him aboard as a special-teams contributor and secondary depth. The fourth-year pro suited up in 16 games for the Rams last year and made nine tackles (seven solo).

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  • Blake Countess: Gets tryout

    Countess (hamstring) worked out for the Jets on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Countess originally had been waived in early August with an injury settlement by the Eagles, and, as evidenced by this news, has shaken off the injury. There was no word on whether anything materialized from the tryout, but now that he's healthy, the 2016 sixth-round pick will hope to latch on elsewhere in the league.

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  • Blake Countess: Waived by Philadelphia

    Countess (hamstring) was waived by the Eagles with an injury settlement Tuesday, Martin Frank of The Delaware News Journal reports.

    Countess was competing for a depth role in Philadelphia's secondary before suffering a hamstring injury during Thursday's preseason tilt against the Titans. The 2016 sixth-round pick will work to get fully healthy and latch on elsewhere in the league.

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  • Eagles' Blake Countess: Out multiple weeks

    Countess suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday night's preseason game with the Titans and will miss multiple weeks, Reuben Frank of NBC Sports - Philadelphia reports.

    This is a devastating blow to his roster chances as Frank termed the injury 'serious'. Countess saw 26 snaps on defense and three on special teams Thursday.

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  • Eagles' Blake Countess: Restructures deal

    The Eagles restructured Countess' contract, lowering his salary for 2019 in the process while extending his deal through 2020, Reuben Frank of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

    Even though Countess had his base salary lowered from $2.025 million, he'll still get the opportunity to make up for the lost compensation in the form of performance-based incentives. The Auburn product spent his first three NFL seasons with the Rams, recording 54 tackles (38 solo), one sack, three pass breakups and two interceptions across 37 games. Countess is expected to vie for a depth role in the Eagles secondary during the upcoming campaign.

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  • Eagles' Blake Countess: Claimed by Eagles

    Countess was claimed by the Eagles on Friday, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

    Countess was drafted by the Eagles at No. 196 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. He ultimately failed to make their 53-man roster and subsequently spent his next three seasons with the Rams. He recorded 54 tackles (38 solo), one sack, three passes defended and two interceptions across 37 games in his time there. He will now look to earn a depth role in the Eagles' secondary.

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  • Blake Countess: Released by Rams

    Countess was released by the Rams on Thursday, Vincent Bonsignore of The Athletic reports.

    Countess spent three seasons with the Rams, racking up a total of 54 tackles (38 solo) over 37 games. The Auburn product saw his workload decrease significantly in the 2018 season, seeing the field for just 58 snaps on defense compared to 163 from the season before. Countess struggled with a foot injury during the 2018 postseason, but seems to be healthy moving forward.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Signs RFA tender

    Countess (foot) signed his restricted free agent tender with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

    Countess played through a foot injury during the Super Bowl in February but appears fully healthy to begin the Rams' offseason program. The fourth-year pro projects to play his usual special-teams oriented role in addition to providing depth at the safety position in 2019.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Cleared for Super Bowl

    Countess (foot) was a full practice participant Friday and won't carry an injury designation into the Super Bowl.

    Countess was listed as a limited participant Thursday but he was able to return in full Friday and avoid the injury report. The 25-year-old should serve in his usual special-teams oriented role Sunday against the Patriots.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Slated to play this weekend

    Countess does not have an injury designation for Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the Cowboys, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.

    Countess has cleared the league-managed concussion protocol and is on track to suit up unhindered versus the Cowboys. The 25-year-old will slot in as the top backup to starting safety John Johnson.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Won't return Sunday

    Countess (concussion) is ruled out to return to Sunday's game against the 49ers, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

    Countess will remain sidelined due to a head injury sustained during the first half of Sunday's contest. The third-year pro will turn his focus towards returning to full health in time for the postseason.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Evaluated for concussion

    Countess is being evaluated for a concussion during Sunday's game against the 49ers, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

    Countess sustained a head injury during the first half of Sunday's regular-season finale. If the third-year pro enters the league-mandated concussion protocol, Troy Hill and Sam Shields will benefit from a small increase in snaps.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Plays 32 snaps against Texans

    Countess (shoulder) played 32 snaps in Saturday's preseason game against the Texans and recorded one tackle.

    Countess injured his shoulder in the Rams' preseason opener but appears to be healthy as he enters the last two weeks of the preseason. Countess is currently backing up John Johnson at strong safety.

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  • Rams' Blake Countess: Injures shoulder

    Countess came out of Thursday's preseason opening loss to the Rams with a shoulder injury, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

    Countess tallied one tackle in the contest. The injury is not believed to be serious, so he should be considered day-to-day. Countess is looking to earn a more prominent role in the Rams' secondary this season, but as of now, he projects as a depth safety.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 191 lbs
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Age: 28
School: Auburn
Experience: 5