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Kion Wilson | Linebacker

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/24/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 230
College: South Florida
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49ers signed LB Kion Wilson and placed LB Blake Costanzo (undisclosed) on injured reserve.
Wilson signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of South Florida in 2010. Since then, he's bounced to the Panthers and Steelers, making 15 appearances as a special teamer. Aug 13 - 11:30 AM

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Steelers waived LB Kion Wilson.

Wilson has appeared in seven games (two starts) with the Steelers and will likely be re-signed to the practice squad if he clears waivers. DE Brian Arfelt was promoted to replace him on the active roster.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 04:11:00 PM

Steelers re-signed LB Kion Wilson.

Wilson was waived two weeks ago, but stashed back on the practice squad. He returns as a reserve after making starts in Weeks 2 and 3. He's a special teamer.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 04:38:00 PM

Steelers released LB Kion Wilson.

Wilson was a starter at "Buck" linebacker in Weeks 2 and 3 thanks to Larry Foote's injury, but got benched in favor of Vince Williams. Now Wilson loses his roster spot to Stevenson Sylvester.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 10:36:00 AM

The Steelers are expected to start LB Kion Wilson opposite Lawrence Timmons.

Wilson will replace Larry Foote (torn biceps, injured reserve) at the "Buck" inside linebacker spot. He'll get the start over sixth-round pick Vince Williams. Wilson has been strictly a special teams player in his first two seasons and has appeared in just nine games since 2010.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 11:57:00 AM

Panthers signed LB Kion Wilson off their practice squad.

Wilson is up to help with a special teams unit that has been among the worst in football this season. The Panthers gave up a 79-yard punt return touchdown to Marc Mariani last week.
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 12:28:00 PM

Chargers placed Kion Wilson (ankle) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Wilson was signed off the practice squad earlier this month and forced a fumble against the Raiders. He was a special teams contributor only.
Sat, Oct 23, 2010 03:48:00 PM

Chargers signed LB/FB Kion Wilson.

Key members of the San Diego's linebacking corps, namely Shawne Merriman (calf) and Larry English (foot), have been hampered by injuries in recent weeks, and Wilson merely provides roster depth. CB Dante Hughes was cut to make room on the 53-man roster.
Sat, Oct 2, 2010 07:01:00 PM

Chargers LB Kion Wilson is expected to be placed on the active roster for Week 4.

Wilson, an undrafted free agent, will be signed off the practice squad to play special teams. He excelled in both punt and kick coverage during the preseason.
Sat, Oct 2, 2010 08:55:00 AM

Chargers waived LB Kion Wilson, CB Traye Simmons, OT Nick Richmond, LB Mike Nixon, and C Ryan McDonald.

All expected McDonald were undrafted free agents this season.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 06:35:00 PM

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