|Date of birth:July 10, 1989|
|Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan|
|NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Detroit Lions ( 2012− 2013)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|CFL status: International|
|Career highlights and awards|
Chris Greenwood (born July 10, 1989) is a Canadian football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at Albion College, a Division III school. He was drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Greenwood attended Martin Luther King High School, where he was teammates with Nick Perry, Styles Young, and Darrin Williams.
Professional career Edit
Detroit Lions Edit
Dallas Cowboys Edit
The Dallas Cowboys signed Greenwood off the Lions' practice squad to their 53-man roster on September 25, 2013. However, he was released again less than a month later when DeMarcus Ware got hurt and the Cowboys needed help at defensive line.
Detroit Lions (II) Edit
The Lions quickly signed Greenwood back to their practice squad after he turned down multiple practice squad offers to return to his hometown team. He played in 3 games for the Lions and made 6 tackles.The following season Greenwood did not adjust well enough to Teryl Austin's new defensive philosophy and was released by Detroit in the final cutdowns on August 30, 2014.
Minnesota Vikings Edit
Baltimore Ravens Edit
He was signed to the Baltimore Ravens active roster on December 17, 2014. Greenwood was placed on IR on August 31, 2015. On September 2, 2015, Greenwood was released by the Ravens with an injury settlement.
New England Patriots Edit
The New England Patriots signed Greenwood to their practice squad on November 18, 2015. The Patriots released Greenwood on December 10, 2015.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Edit
Personal life Edit
- ↑ Albion's Chris Greenwood hopes different route leads to NFL
- ↑ http://pro32.ap.org/article/cowboys-put-de-spencer-ir-claim-cb-greenwood
- ↑ http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2013/10/15/cowboys-add-de-jarius-wynn-with-ware-injured-release-dt-david-carter-cb-chris/
- ↑ http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2013/10/chris_greenwood_turned_down_ot.html
- ↑ http://www.dailynorseman.com/2014/9/1/6093583/minnesota-vikings-sign-cornerback-chris-greenwood-practice-squad
- ↑ Alper, Josh. "Ravens sign Chris Greenwood". Pro Football Talk. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/12/17/ravens-sign-chris-greenwood/. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- ↑ Zrebiec, Jeff (September 2, 2015). "Ravens release Chris Greenwood, Steven Means". The Baltimore Sun. http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-ravens-release-means-greenwood-20150902-story.html. Retrieved September 3, 2015.
- ↑ Rosset, Mitch. "Winnipeg Blue Bombers Add Former NFL Players". http://www.cjob.com/2017/02/21/winnipeg-blue-bombers-add-former-nfl-players/.
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