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Josh Blackwell

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#39

Experience: 2 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 24

Weight: 180 lbs

College: Duke

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    5
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    --
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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF FR
3 08/26/2023 Bills L 21 - 24
2 08/19/2023 @Colts L 17 - 24
1 08/12/2023 Titans W 23 - 17

Regular Season

WK Game Date OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF FR
18 01/07/2024 @Packers L 9 - 17
17 12/31/2023 Falcons W 37 - 17
16 12/24/2023 Cardinals W 27 - 16
15 12/17/2023 @Browns L 17 - 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 12/10/2023 Lions W 28 - 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 11/28/2023 @Vikings W 12 - 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
11 11/19/2023 @Lions L 26 - 31
10 11/10/2023 Panthers W 16 - 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 09/24/2023 @Chiefs L 10 - 41 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
2 09/17/2023 @Buccaneers L 17 - 27
1 09/10/2023 Packers L 20 - 38 2 1 1 0 0 0 0

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Completed his first season in the NFL in 2022
  • Originally signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent
  • Played in 15 games, totaling 12 tackles (8 solo) and 11 tackles on special teams along with a forced fumble and fumble recovery

2022 SEASON (Bears):

  • Saw his first NFL game action in Week 1 vs. San Francisco, taking snaps primarily with the special teams unit
  • Logged the first tackle of his NFL career in Week 2 with a solo tackle on special teams at the Packers
  • Played on special teams in the Week 3 victory vs. Houston
  • In Week 4 at New York, recorded the first Bears turnover of the game after he punched the ball loose from Giants punt returner Richie James and scooped up the fumble with 4:02 remaining in the second quarter
  • Was both the first forced fumble and fumble recovery of his career
  • Also logged a tackle on special teams
  • Had two assists on special teams at Minnesota in Week 5
  • Played on special teams against Washington in Week 6
  • Registered a tackle on special teams against the Patriots in Week 7
  • Featured on special teams against the Cowboys in Week 8
  • Played on over half the special teams snaps in Week 9 vs. Miami
  • Played 66% of the snaps on special teams against Detroit in Week 10
  • Contributed on special teams in the Bears' Week 11 contest at Atlanta, recording two special teams tackles
  • Finished with an assist on special teams in Week 12 vs. New York
  • Made the first start of his professional career against the Packers in Week 13, finishing with four solo tackles, one of which came on special teams
  • Registered a solo tackle on special teams in Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
  • Contributed four combined tackles (two solo) vs. the Bills in Week 16
  • Had four combined tackles (two solo) in Week 17 at Detroit
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