The 49ers lost one of their former special teams captains in the preseason opener when Blake Costanzo suffered an injury that landed him on injured reserve. The team added another linebacker with special teams experience to take Costanzo's place on the roster.
August 13, 2014
The 49ers are bringing back key special teamer Blake Costanzo from 2011's famed "Tony Montana Squad." He joins a deep competition at middle linebacker as the 49ers hope to fill an early-season void left by NaVorro Bowman's knee injury.
Blake Costanzo is a key cog for the Chicago Bears on all four of the team's special teams units, a player who could have a big impact in tonight's contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
September 22, 2013
The Chicago Bears have signed five-year veteran linebacker Blake Costanzo. He's a special teams ace, something the team values greatly, and adds depth to the position.
Although the box score may not show it, the Browns had some outstanding contributors on Sunday. Steve King was in Buffalo covering the game for the OBR, and offers his thoughts...
October 11, 2009