Brian Blechen
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-30) September 30, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Moorpark, California
Career information
College: Utah
Undrafted in 2015
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2015 2016)*
Career highlights and awards

Brian Blechen (born September 30, 1991) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent.[1] He played college football at the University of Utah.[2]

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

On May 8, 2015, Blechen was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[3] On September 7, 2015, Blechen was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[4] On September 22, 2015, he was released from practice squad. On December 1, 2015, he was re-signed to practice squad. On February 7, 2016, Blechen's Panthers played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[5] On February 9, 2016. Blechen signed a futures contract with the Carolina Panthers.[6]

On September 3, 2016, Blechen was waived by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts.[7] The next day, he was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[8] He was released by the Panthers on November 3, 2016.[9]

New Orleans Saints

On December 28, 2016, Blechen was signed to the Saints' practice squad.[10]

Carolina Panthers (second stint)

On January 4, 2017, Blechen signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers.[11] On June 13, 2017, he was waived by the Panthers.


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  3. Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  4. "WR Bersin among 10 set to join practice squad". September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  5. "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  6. "Panthers sign eight practice squad members to future contracts".
  7. Henson, Max. "Panthers trim roster to 53".
  8. Henson, Max. "Panthers establish practice squad".
  9. "Panthers Sign CB Lou Young To Practice Squad, Cut LB Brian Blechen". November 3, 2016.
  10. Teope, Herbie (December 28, 2016). "Saints sign linebacker Brian Blechen to practice squad".
  11. "Panthers sign four more to future contracts". January 4, 2017.
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