Canaan Severin
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-03-16) March 16, 1993 (age 26)
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Worcester (MA)
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 2016)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Canaan T. Severin (born March 16, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.[1] He played college football at Virginia.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Severin signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2016.[3] He was placed on injured reserve on August 5, 2016 with a shoulder injury.[4]

Severin was released on May 2, 2017, only to be re-signed on May 17, 2017. In the Steelers' preseason opener against the New York Giants on August 11, he caught 2 passes on 4 targets for 24 yards. He was later released on August 14, 2017.[5]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 18, 2017, Severin signed with the New York Giants.[6] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[7] He was re-signed to the Giants' practice squad on December 27, 2017.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 1, 2018.[9] He was waived by the Giants on May 7, 2018.[10]


  1. "Pittsburgh Steelers: Canaan Severin".
  2. "Canaan Severin" (in en).
  3. "Steelers agree to terms with 10 rookie free agents". April 30, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2017.
  4. Bryan, Dave (August 5, 2016). "Steelers Sign WR Cobi Hamilton, Waive WR Canaan Severin Injured". Retrieved July 2, 2017.
  5. "Steelers sign Gearing". August 14, 2017.
  6. Eisen, Michael (August 18, 2017). "Giants sign WR's Ed Eagan and Canaan Severin".
  7. Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  8. Eisen, Michael (December 27, 2017). "LB B.J. Goodson placed on IR, Giants promote WR Marquis Bundy".
  9. "Giants sign nine players to futures contracts". January 1, 2018.
  10. Eisen, Michael (May 7, 2018). "Giants waive five players ahead of rookie minicamp".
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