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Chase Blackburn
LB #93
Height:
6-3
Weight:
240
Age:
31
College:
Akron
Hometown:
Marysville, Ohio
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 373 257 116 4.5 0 10 4 64 -- 31 1 6 5
2014 CAR 6 2 12 8 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 CAR 13 7 27 18 9 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 NYG 15 15 98 64 34 3.0 -- 6 1 0 -- 0 0 4 --
2011 NYG 5 4 26 20 6 0.0 -- 2 1 9 9 9 0 0 --
2010 NYG 14 0 20 16 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2009 NYG 16 7 60 36 24 0.5 -- 1 1 24 24 24 0 0 --
2008 NYG 16 8 61 40 21 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2007 NYG 16 0 22 20 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 NYG 16 0 16 14 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2005 NYG 15 2 31 21 10 0.0 0 0 1 31 31 31 1 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @TB W 20-14 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DET W 24-7 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
3 PIT L 19-37 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @BAL L 10-38 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CHI W 31-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CIN L 37-37 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @GB L 17-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 SEA L 9-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee by Carolina (10/28/14)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/2/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Giants (4/17/12)...Signed as a free agent by the New York Giants (11/30/11)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (2/28/07)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured neck by the New York Giants (12/26/05)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New York Giants (6/20/05).

GP/GS
Career (126/43) [11/4]; 2013 (13/7) [1/0]; 2012 (15/15); 2011 (5/4) [4/4]; 2010 (14/0); 2009 (16/7); 2008 (16/8) [1/0]; 2007 (16/0) [4/0]; 2006 (16/0) [1/0]; 2005 (15/2).

2013
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/2)...Played in 13 games with seven starts at outside linebacker...Posted 28 tackles and one quarterback pressure...Contributed to unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Notched five special teams tackles...Credited with one kickoff return for no yards...Inactive with a foot injury versus New England (11/18), at Miami (11/24) and versus Tampa Bay (12/1)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded seven tackles and one pass defensed.

2012
Started a career-high 15 games at middle linebacker for the New York Giants...Finished second on the team with a career-high 97 tackles...Recorded three sacks, four forced fumbles, one interception and six passes defensed...Made five special teams tackles...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Pittsburgh (11/4)...Vs. Tampa Bay (9/16): Sacked Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman for a seven-yard loss...At Philadelphia (9/30): Established a single-game career high with 10 tackles...Brought down Eagles quarterback Michael Vick for a four-yard sack...Vs. Cleveland (10/7): Thwarted Browns scoring opportunity with an interception of quarterback Brandon Weeden in the end zone...Vs. Washington (10/21): Matched career high with 10 tackles...Forced two fumbles in three plays on Redskins final possession...First knocked the ball away from wide receiver Josh Morgan...Then jarred the ball loose from wide receiver Santana Moss that was recovered by cornerback Jayron Hosley to seal the win...At Cincinnati (11/11): Created a fumble with hit on Bengals punt returner Brandon Tate that resulted in a field goal...Vs. Green Bay (11/25): Gathered an eight-yard sack of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers...At Washington (12/3): Caused a fumble by Redskins running back Alfred Morris inside Giants 10-yard line to halt scoring threat...Vs. Philadelphia (12/30): Equaled career high with 10 tackles.

2011
Out of football until being re-signed by the New York Giants (11/30) when injuries riddled the team's linebacking unit...Played in five games with starts in the last four at middle linebacker...Produced 21 tackles, one interception and two passes defensed...Had five special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Started all four games at middle linebacker...Ended playoffs second on the team with 25 tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception and one pass defensed to go along with one special teams tackle...Vs. Green Bay (12/4): Picked off Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers...Turnover converted into a touchdown...NFC Wild Card vs. Atlanta (1/8): Tied for the team lead with nine tackles...NFC Divisional Playoff at Green Bay (1/15): Recovered a fumble by Packers running back Ryan Grant and returned it 40 yards to set up a touchdown...Marked the longest fumble return in Giants postseason history...NFC Championship at San Francisco (1/22): Corralled a team-high seven tackles...Super Bowl XLVI versus New England (2/5): Stopped Patriots drive with interception of Tom Brady pass intended for tight end Rob Gronkowski at Giants eight-yard line.

2010
Played in 14 games for the New York Giants...Led the team in special teams tackles for the sixth consecutive season with 17...Added one tackle on defense...Inactive with a sprained knee at Indianapolis (9/19) and versus Tennessee (9/26).

2009
Played in 16 games with seven starts – five at weakside linebacker and two at middle linebacker – for the New York Giants...Compiled 38 tackles, 0.5 sacks, one interception and one pass defensed...Shared the team lead with 16 special teams tackles...Started at weakside linebacker in place of a suspended Michael Boley versus Washington (9/13) and for an injured Boley in Weeks 5-8...Opened at middle linebacker in Weeks 11-12 after Antonio Pierce suffered a season-ending injury...Vs. Washington (9/13): Combined with defensive end Justin Tuck to sack Antwaan Randle El for an 11-yard loss on a wide receiver pass...At Washington (12/21): Intercepted Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell.

2008
Played in 16 games with eight starts – seven at weakside linebacker and one at middle linebacker – for the New York Giants...Notched 45 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed...Finished first on the team with 18 special teams tackles...Started at middle linebacker in place of an injured Antonio Pierce versus San Francisco (10/19)...Opened seven of the last nine games at weakside linebacker...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Philadelphia (1/11)...Responsible for five tackles and one pass defensed to go along with one special teams tackle...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance in Week 10 at Philadelphia (11/9)...Vs. San Francisco (10/19): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, dropping 49ers quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan for a seven-yard loss and stripping the ball...At Philadelphia (11/9): Collected three tackles and one fumble recovery on special teams...Recovered a fumble by Eagles kick returner Quintin Demps and returned it 12 yards, leading to a field goal.

2007
Played in 16 games for the New York Giants...Posted six tackles and one fumble recovery...Ranked first on the team with 17 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in all four games, including Super Bowl XLII...Tallied five special teams tackles...At Buffalo (12/23): Recovered a fumble by Bills punter Brian Moorman...Takeaway resulted in a touchdown.

2006
Played in 16 games for the New York Giants...Logged three tackles...Tied for the team lead with 14 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card at Philadelphia (1/7)...Accounted for five tackles and an eight-yard sack of Eagles quarterback Jeff Garcia as the nickel linebacker.

2005
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New York Giants (6/20)...Played in 15 games with two starts at middle linebacker...Registered 15 tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception and one pass defensed...Paced the team with 22 special teams tackles...Started for an injured Antonio Pierce versus Kansas City (12/17) and at Washington (12/24)...Placed on injured reserve with a strained neck (12/26)...At New Orleans (9/19): Recovered a fumble by Saints kick returner Fred McAfee on the opening kickoff to set up a touchdown...Vs. Kansas City (12/17): Made first NFL start...Responded with a season-high nine tackles...At Washington (12/24): Victimized Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell for first career interception and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown...Suffered a season-ending a neck strain in the third quarter.

COLLEGE
Played in 45 games with 34 starts at Akron...Totaled 293 tackles, 38.5 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three interceptions.

PERSONAL
Attended Marysville (Ohio) HS...Graduated from Akron with a degree in mathematics.

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee by Carolina (10/28/14)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/2/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Giants (4/17/12)...Signed as a free agent by the New York Giants (11/30/11)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (2/28/07)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured neck by the New York Giants (12/26/05)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New York Giants (6/20/05).

GP/GS
Career (126/43) [11/4]; 2013 (13/7) [1/0]; 2012 (15/15); 2011 (5/4) [4/4]; 2010 (14/0); 2009 (16/7); 2008 (16/8) [1/0]; 2007 (16/0) [4/0]; 2006 (16/0) [1/0]; 2005 (15/2).

2013
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/2)...Played in 13 games with seven starts at outside linebacker...Posted 28 tackles and one quarterback pressure...Contributed to unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Notched five special teams tackles...Credited with one kickoff return for no yards...Inactive with a foot injury versus New England (11/18), at Miami (11/24) and versus Tampa Bay (12/1)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded seven tackles and one pass defensed.

2012
Started a career-high 15 games at middle linebacker for the New York Giants...Finished second on the team with a career-high 97 tackles...Recorded three sacks, four forced fumbles, one interception and six passes defensed...Made five special teams tackles...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Pittsburgh (11/4)...Vs. Tampa Bay (9/16): Sacked Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman for a seven-yard loss...At Philadelphia (9/30): Established a single-game career high with 10 tackles...Brought down Eagles quarterback Michael Vick for a four-yard sack...Vs. Cleveland (10/7): Thwarted Browns scoring opportunity with an interception of quarterback Brandon Weeden in the end zone...Vs. Washington (10/21): Matched career high with 10 tackles...Forced two fumbles in three plays on Redskins final possession...First knocked the ball away from wide receiver Josh Morgan...Then jarred the ball loose from wide receiver Santana Moss that was recovered by cornerback Jayron Hosley to seal the win...At Cincinnati (11/11): Created a fumble with hit on Bengals punt returner Brandon Tate that resulted in a field goal...Vs. Green Bay (11/25): Gathered an eight-yard sack of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers...At Washington (12/3): Caused a fumble by Redskins running back Alfred Morris inside Giants 10-yard line to halt scoring threat...Vs. Philadelphia (12/30): Equaled career high with 10 tackles.

2011
Out of football until being re-signed by the New York Giants (11/30) when injuries riddled the team's linebacking unit...Played in five games with starts in the last four at middle linebacker...Produced 21 tackles, one interception and two passes defensed...Had five special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Started all four games at middle linebacker...Ended playoffs second on the team with 25 tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception and one pass defensed to go along with one special teams tackle...Vs. Green Bay (12/4): Picked off Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers...Turnover converted into a touchdown...NFC Wild Card vs. Atlanta (1/8): Tied for the team lead with nine tackles...NFC Divisional Playoff at Green Bay (1/15): Recovered a fumble by Packers running back Ryan Grant and returned it 40 yards to set up a touchdown...Marked the longest fumble return in Giants postseason history...NFC Championship at San Francisco (1/22): Corralled a team-high seven tackles...Super Bowl XLVI versus New England (2/5): Stopped Patriots drive with interception of Tom Brady pass intended for tight end Rob Gronkowski at Giants eight-yard line.

2010
Played in 14 games for the New York Giants...Led the team in special teams tackles for the sixth consecutive season with 17...Added one tackle on defense...Inactive with a sprained knee at Indianapolis (9/19) and versus Tennessee (9/26).

2009
Played in 16 games with seven starts – five at weakside linebacker and two at middle linebacker – for the New York Giants...Compiled 38 tackles, 0.5 sacks, one interception and one pass defensed...Shared the team lead with 16 special teams tackles...Started at weakside linebacker in place of a suspended Michael Boley versus Washington (9/13) and for an injured Boley in Weeks 5-8...Opened at middle linebacker in Weeks 11-12 after Antonio Pierce suffered a season-ending injury...Vs. Washington (9/13): Combined with defensive end Justin Tuck to sack Antwaan Randle El for an 11-yard loss on a wide receiver pass...At Washington (12/21): Intercepted Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell.

2008
Played in 16 games with eight starts – seven at weakside linebacker and one at middle linebacker – for the New York Giants...Notched 45 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed...Finished first on the team with 18 special teams tackles...Started at middle linebacker in place of an injured Antonio Pierce versus San Francisco (10/19)...Opened seven of the last nine games at weakside linebacker...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Philadelphia (1/11)...Responsible for five tackles and one pass defensed to go along with one special teams tackle...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance in Week 10 at Philadelphia (11/9)...Vs. San Francisco (10/19): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, dropping 49ers quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan for a seven-yard loss and stripping the ball...At Philadelphia (11/9): Collected three tackles and one fumble recovery on special teams...Recovered a fumble by Eagles kick returner Quintin Demps and returned it 12 yards, leading to a field goal.

2007
Played in 16 games for the New York Giants...Posted six tackles and one fumble recovery...Ranked first on the team with 17 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in all four games, including Super Bowl XLII...Tallied five special teams tackles...At Buffalo (12/23): Recovered a fumble by Bills punter Brian Moorman...Takeaway resulted in a touchdown.

2006
Played in 16 games for the New York Giants...Logged three tackles...Tied for the team lead with 14 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card at Philadelphia (1/7)...Accounted for five tackles and an eight-yard sack of Eagles quarterback Jeff Garcia as the nickel linebacker.

2005
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New York Giants (6/20)...Played in 15 games with two starts at middle linebacker...Registered 15 tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception and one pass defensed...Paced the team with 22 special teams tackles...Started for an injured Antonio Pierce versus Kansas City (12/17) and at Washington (12/24)...Placed on injured reserve with a strained neck (12/26)...At New Orleans (9/19): Recovered a fumble by Saints kick returner Fred McAfee on the opening kickoff to set up a touchdown...Vs. Kansas City (12/17): Made first NFL start...Responded with a season-high nine tackles...At Washington (12/24): Victimized Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell for first career interception and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown...Suffered a season-ending a neck strain in the third quarter.

COLLEGE
Played in 45 games with 34 starts at Akron...Totaled 293 tackles, 38.5 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three interceptions.

PERSONAL
Attended Marysville (Ohio) HS...Graduated from Akron with a degree in mathematics.

 

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