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Chris Wilson
No. 95     BC Lions
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-07-10) July 10, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Flint, Michigan
High School: Flint (MI) Northern
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
College: Northwood
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2007 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     77
Quarterback sacks     6.5
Forced fumbles     2
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Chris Wilson (born July 10, 1982) is a Canadian football defensive end for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He began his professional career with the Lions after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He spent five seasons in the National Football League with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles before re-signing with the Lions. He played college football for Northwood University. He is a member of Iota Phi Theta fraternity.

Professional careerEdit

BC LionsEdit

Wilson signed with the BC Lions in 2005 and was part of BC Lions' defensive line in their 2006 Grey Cup victory.

Washington RedskinsEdit

On January 3, 2007, Wilson signed with the Washington Redskins for a reported three-year contract. In the 2007 season, his rookie season in the NFL, he finished with 13 tackles and four sacks.

Wilson recorded 20 tackles and one sack in the 2009 season.

Initially, Wilson played as a defensive end for the Redskins, but transitioned to outside linebacker when the team switched to a 3-4 defense in the 2010 season.[1]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

The Philadelphia Eagles signed Wilson on August 8, 2011. He was released during final cuts on September 2, 2011.

Second stint with RedskinsEdit

On April 24, 2012, Wilson signed a one-year contract with Washington Redskins and competed with Markus White and Rob Jackson for one of the backup roles at outside linebacker.[2] After performing well in the preseason games,[3] he made the final 53-man roster by the start of the 2012 season.

Return to BC LionsEdit

On September 9, 2013, the BC Lions announced that Wilson had re-signed with the team.[4]

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