Chase Wyatt Blackburn (born June 10, 1983) is a former American football linebacker who is now the special teams coordinator for the National Football League's Carolina Panthers (NFL). In 2005, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants. With the Giants, he won two Super Bowls,...
Blackburn has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills.
He attended The Magruder School and Lee High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. There, he lettered in football, basketball, and track. As a senior, he made 72 tackles and had seven sacks. After high school, he went to Duke University, where he played defensive end for the Blue Devils. As a freshman, he made eight appearances with one start. As a sophomore, he led the team with nine sacks. His performance earned him All-American honors from College Sports Journal. As a junior, he not only led the team with 11 sacks but he also finished second in voting for the Lombardi Award given to the best offensive or defensive player in college football. His efforts helped Duke win its first National Championship in men's soccer. During his time at Duke, he lost weight and grew taller, standing 6 feet 3 inches and weighing 238 pounds when drafted by the Panthers.
After graduating from Duke in 2006, Blackburn entered the NFL Draft. He was invited to the NFL Combine and performed all of the drills.
View photographs and game details for all 17 Panthers games in 2021. Morgan was a Panthers middle linebacker from 2001 through 2007. He worked in the personnel department of the Seattle Seahawks for seven seasons until joining the Buffalo Bills in 2018, most recently as Director of Player Personnel.
He started at middle linebacker for the Carolina Panthers from 2001 through 2007. During that time, the team went to the NFL Championship Game twice - winning once - and appeared in another title game. After the 2007 season, Morgan decided to retire from football.
Carolina selected Morgan with their first pick in the 2001 NFL Draft. The team moved him around on the field but always kept him at middle linebacker. He started 81 of 82 games over eight seasons (one game was lost due to injury) and recorded 579 tackles, six sacks, two interceptions, and 22 passes defensed. He also had nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
During his time in Carolina, the team won two NFC South titles and made it to the NFL Championship Game twice - winning once. After the 2007 season, when he retired, Carolina went on to lose in the Super Bowl. On March 13, 2008, the day after the end of the regular season, the Panthers signed Morgan back for one last season.
(born August 16, 1998) is an American football free safety for the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL). He attended the University of Minnesota and was selected by the Buccaneers in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Winfield began his career with the Minnesota Vikings after they selected him with the 34th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. In 2017, he started 13 games and recorded four interceptions while helping the team to a 10-6 record and a spot in the playoffs. The following season, he started 14 games and made two more interceptions while playing over 1,000 yards from scrimmage and scoring nine touchdowns.
Prior to joining the Vikings, Winfield played at Minnesota where he starred at cornerback for the Gophers. As a freshman in 2015, he started all 12 games and was named first-team All-Big Ten after recording 57 tackles and five interceptions. As a sophomore in 2016, he started 11 games and was ranked third on the team with 51 tackles while adding three interceptions and eight pass defenses. As a junior in 2017, he started 12 contests and led the team with seven interceptions while finishing fourth on the squad with 79 tackles.
Winfield entered the 2019 NFL Draft and was expected to be one of the first players picked, but he fell into the second round where the Buccaneers chose him.
Cole Dickson Beasley is an American football wide receiver who has played with the Buffalo Bills since 2019. Initially, he played in the same position with the Dallas Cowboys from 2012 to 2018. He's been playing football since he was in high school, and he's also played in college. Beasley is considered one of the best receivers in the NFL.
He graduated from Lakewood High School in 2011, where he lettered in football and basketball. In addition to his work at Wide Reciever U, he's currently a student at SUNY Cortland.
Beasley started his career as a Cowboy during their win season in 2012. He appeared in 50 games over six seasons with them, catching 180 passes for 2,645 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also returned kicks during his time there.
In 2018, he signed with the Bills as an unrestricted free agent. So far, he has 69 catches for 954 yards and five touchdowns. He's also added two rushes for 12 yards.
Beasley will be turning 29 years old in February. He went to college at Texas Tech but spent his first three seasons (2011-2013) with the Cowboys without appearing in any game. He only had 19 catches for 268 yards and three scores during that time.
He made the switch to wide receiver full-time in 2014 and has been effective ever since.