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September 1, 2017 05:36 PM
Will Blackmon: Let go by Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon was released Friday by the Redskins, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reports.

Blackmon agreed to a two-year deal with the Redskins last offseason after a strong showing with the team in 2015. After a 2016 campaign riddled with injuries, Blackmon became an expendable reserve option in the team's secondary.

December 19, 2016 07:10 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Active Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon (concussion) is active for Monday's game against Carolina.

Blackmon missed last week's game against the Eagles due to his concussion but after practicing in full Saturday he was expected to play Monday. He's expected to start at safety alongside Duke Ihenacho.

December 18, 2016 01:55 AM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Listed as questionable for Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon (concussion) is being listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Panthers, Brian McNally of 106.7 The Fan reports.

Blackmon has been undergoing concussion protocol since Dec. 5, but finally appears on track to return to action. After being limited in practice earlier in the week, the safety was able to log a full workload Saturday. However, his final status will not be determined until closer to game time Monday.

December 9, 2016 04:10 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon (concussion/thumb) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Blackmon did not participate in practice throughout the entire week, so Deshazor Everett or Donte Whitner (illness) will be in line to start at free safety in Week 14.

December 5, 2016 08:08 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Under concussion protocol
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon (concussion) is under concussion protocol to begin Week 14.

Blackmon took a hit to the head Sunday against the Cardinals. If he's forced to miss any time, Deshazor Everett will be the next man up.

December 4, 2016 08:25 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Being tested for stinger or concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon is being tested for a stinger or a concussion following Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, Brian McNally of 106.7 The Fan reports.

Blackmon may be in line to miss some time depending on the test results. If Blackmon is forced to miss Week 14's matchup against the Eagles, Deshazor Everett is next in line to start for the Redskins at free safety.

November 13, 2016 12:30 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Will play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon (thumb) will play Sunday against the Vikings.

Blackmon suffered a thumb injury in Week 8 but used Washington's bye last week to recover. With DeAngelo Hall (knee) already out for the season, Deshazor Everett will serve as the only backup at free safety this week.

October 31, 2016 07:13 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Scheduled for surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Jay Gruden said Blackmon will require surgery to heal a fractured and dislocated thumb.

It's uncertain when Blackmon's surgery will take place and even less certain when he may be back on the field. Meanwhile, with DeAngelo Hall (knee) already shelved on IR for the season, Deshazor Everett projects to step into the Redskins' starting free safety role.

October 30, 2016 01:59 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Suffers thumb injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Blackmon suffered a thumb injury during Sunday's game against the Bengals, but he was able to return.

Blackmon's injury is believed to be a fractured/dislocated thumb, but it shouldn't restrain his availability moving forward as long as he can play through the pain.

March 14, 2016 03:05 PM
Redskins' Will Blackmon: Signs with Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries 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.

September 5, 2015 05:10 PM
Seahawks cut ties with CB Will Blackmon
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

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.

June 1, 2015 03:42 PM
Report: Seahawks sign CB Will Blackmon
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

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. 

June 1, 2015 03:57 PM
Jaguars waive CB Will Blackmon
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

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.

June 2, 2015 05:40 AM
Jaguars place Will Blackmon on season-ending IR list
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Jaguars have officially placed cornerback Will Blackmon on the season-ending injured reserve list with a finger injury, per the team's official website. Blackmon registered 30 combined tackles and one force fumble before he was sidelined for the remainder of the season.  The team signed linebacker Khairi Fortt to replace Blackmon's spot on the active roster.

June 2, 2015 05:44 AM
Luke Joeckel among notable Jaguars ruled probable for Week 9
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley told reporters he'd be "shocked" if left tackle Luke Joeckel (concussion) doesn't play Week 9 at Cincinnati. Joeckel returned to practice and was ruled probable for the game, along with cornerback Dwayne Gratz (groin) and wide receivers Cecil Shorts (groin) and Allen Hurns (ankle). Linebacker Dekoda Watson (hamstring) was the only player ruled questionable on the list.

Defensive lineman Andre Branch (groin) and defensive back Will Blackmon (finger) were both ruled out.

June 2, 2015 05:49 AM
Jaguars CB Will Blackmon out indefinitely due to broken finger
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Jaguars announced Monday cornerback Will Blackmon will miss an extended period of time with a broken index finger. Blackmon, who has started three times this season, has 30 tackles (23 solo) and one sack in eight games.

June 1, 2015 10:08 PM
Will Blackmon returning to Jacksonville
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Jaguars announced the re-signing of defensive back Will Blackmon Tuesday, shortly after the open of free agency. Blackmon's deal is for two years, though the team did not announce financial terms for the 29-year-old.

Blackmon finished the 2013 season with 40 tackles, one interception and 10 passes defended in 15 games. 

June 1, 2015 10:11 PM
Jaguars plan to re-sign Will Blackmon
by Larry Hartstein |

The Jaguars plan to re-sign cornerback Will Blackmon but must wait until Tuesday, reports the Florida Times-Union. Blackmon played under a one-year veteran's minimum contract last season and can't sign a new deal until the start of the league year Tuesday.

Blackmon played in 15 games last season, getting 40 tackles, 10 pass breakups and an interception.

June 2, 2015 04:26 PM
Will Blackmon cleared for game in Cleveland
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Jaguars cornerback Will Blackmon is ready to roll for Sunday. He was given the green light after getting the probable tag with a shoulder injury.

June 2, 2015 04:29 PM
Jaguars list nine probables on injury report
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Jaguars placed 12 players on their Friday injury report, but nine are probable for the game against the Browns on Sunday.

The offensive players so designated are linemen Will Rackley (illness) and Cameron Bradfield (bicep) and wide receiver Cecil Shorts (groin). Running back Justin Forsett (foot) is out.

The defensive probables are cornerback Will Blackmon (shoulder), defensive end Andre Branch (knee), safety Winston Guy (shoulder), linebackers J.T. Thomas (ankle) and Geno Hayes (knee) and tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/212
Birthdate:
10/27/1984
Age:
36
Hometown:
Providence, RI, USA
School:
Boston College
NFL Experience:
11
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