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Blake Costanzo | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/14/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 235
College: Lafayette
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49ers signed LB Blake Costanzo, formerly of the Bears.
Costanzo, 30, played for the 49ers in 2011, racking up 12 tackles across 16 games. The pure special teamer has played just 61 defensive snaps the past three seasons. Tue, Jun 3, 2014 10:44:00 AM

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Bears LB Blake Costanzo has undergone thumb surgery, but expects to be ready following Chicago's Week 6 bye.

A core special teamer, Costanzo has four tackles in five games. An absence of any sort would make him a candidate for injured reserve, but it sounds like he won't miss any time.
Tue, Oct 9, 2012 04:40:00 PM

Bears signed LB Blake Costanzo, formerly of the 49ers, to a two-year, $2 million contract.

The deal includes a $400,000 signing bonus. A special teams ace, Costanzo helped anchor one of the league's most dominant units in 2011. He should fit right in with Bears special teams coordinator Dave Toub. Costanzo has never had a meaningful role on defense since entering the league in 2007, and that's unlikely to change next season.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 10:28:00 PM

CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reports free agent LB Blake Costanzo "will not be back with the 49ers."

A special teams ace, Costanzo has reportedly already drawn two offers. He's made just 55 tackles in 61 career games, however, and is unlikely to land major defensive snaps wherever he ends up.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 06:43:00 PM

The player rep for free agent LB Blake Costanzo says he had a "positive dialogue" with the 49ers, but there have been "no contract negotiations whatsoever."

"Blake would love a chance to go back and play for San Francisco," agent David Canter said. A favorite of special teams coordinator Brad Seely, Costanzo ranked second with 17 tackles on one of the most dominant special-teams units of the past decade.
Wed, Mar 7, 2012 10:57:00 AM

49ers signed LB Blake Costanzo to a one-year contract.

New special teams coordinator Brad Seely had Costanzo as one of his star pupils in Cleveland last year. The 27-year-old won't play much on defense, so he'll be in the same role in San Francisco.
Wed, Aug 3, 2011 02:44:00 PM

Browns placed LB Blake Costanzo (groin) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Costanzo, a key special teamer, sustained the injury in Week 11. He's a restricted free agent in 2011.
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 05:08:00 PM

Browns LB Blake Costanzo left Sunday's game in the second half with a groin injury.

The extent is unknown. Costanzo is one of the top special teamers in the league.
Sun, Nov 21, 2010 03:23:00 PM

Browns re-signed exclusive rights free agent LB Blake Costanzo to a one-year contract.

Costanzo, 26, led Cleveland in special teams tackles last season. While he's not a contributor on defense, he should be able to retain a roster spot.
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 12:55:00 PM

Browns claimed LB Blake Constanzo off waivers from the Bills.

Costanzo led Bills special teamers in tackles last season and will likely assume the same role with the Browns if he makes the final roster.
Source: AP
Tue, Jun 16, 2009 09:46:00 PM

Bills waived LB Blake Costanzo.

The Lafayette alum was low on the depth chart at outside linebacker.
Thu, Jun 11, 2009 04:29:00 PM

Bills have added LB Blake Costanzo to the 53-man roster to replace Angelo Crowell (knee surgery).

Costanzo had a problem with the Bills roster shrinkage last weekend, but he's back, Baby! The former practice squadder has received high marks for his special teams play.
Fri, Sep 5, 2008 10:34:00 AM

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