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Corey Washington
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Washington with Atlanta in 2016
No. 80     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-12-29) December 29, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: North Charleston, South Carolina
Career information
College: Newberry College
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Arizona Cardinals ( 2014)*
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     5
Receiving yards     52
Receiving touchdowns     1

Corey Washington (born December 29, 1991) is an American football wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Newberry College and was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

College careerEdit

Washington played college football at Georgia Military College for his freshman and sophomore seasons and at Newberry College his junior and senior seasons.[1] During his college career, he had 146 receptions for 2,396 yards and 34 touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Washington signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014 and was waived on May 27.

New York GiantsEdit

Washington was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants on May 29, 2014.[2] During training camp he impressed the Giants coaches and was considered likely to make the teams 53-man roster.[3][4][5] Washington made the 53-man roster after finishing preseason as the Giants leading receiver.[6] He caught his first regular season touchdown of his career on November 3, 2014 against the Indianapolis Colts. Washington was waived/injured by the Giants on September 5, 2015.[7] He was released by the team with an injury settlement the following day.[8]

Washington RedskinsEdit

On October 26, 2015, Washington signed to the practice squad of Washington Redskins.[9] He was released by the team on November 9.[10]

Detroit LionsEdit

On November 18, 2015, Washington was signed to the Lions' practice squad. On January 4, 2016, Washington signed a futures contract with the Detroit Lions.[11] He was waived by the Lions in June 2016[12] and returned to the reserve list after clearing waivers.[13]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On July 27, 2016, Washington was signed by the Falcons.[14] On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Falcons due to final roster cuts.[15]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On October 4, 2016, Washington was signed to the Bills' practice squad.[16] He was released by the Bills on October 25, 2016.[17]

On March 17, 2017, Washington re-signed with the Bills.[18] On May 11, 2017, he was waived by the Bills.[19]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On July 31, 2017, Washington signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[20] He was waived on August 8, 2017.[21]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On August 15, 2017, Washington signed with the Dallas Cowboys.[22] He was waived/injured on August 25, 2017 and placed on injured reserve.[23] He was released on August 27, 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Corey Washington, small-school big man
  2. Giants claim WR Corey Washington, waive OL Stephen Goodin
  3. Corey Washington making a sizable impression
  4. Low on Giants' depth chart, Corey Washington stands tall
  5. North Charleston's Corey Washington catching New York Giants' attention
  6. Corey Washington makes Giants 53-man roster
  7. Eisen, Michael (September 5, 2015). "New York Giants announce 53-man roster". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-announce-53-man-roster/d90c09c7-4a11-4260-b545-8dd3a1fa0671. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  8. WR Corey Washington to take injury settlement from Giants, become free agent
  9. Jones, Mike (October 26, 2015). "Redskins make practice squad moves at wide receiver". WashingtonPost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2015/10/26/redskins-make-practice-squad-moves-at-wide-receiver/. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  10. "11/9: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. November 9, 2015. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/119-Redskins-Make-Roster-Moves/98a20a00-35f9-47c7-a4ac-50a48aea48b3. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  11. "Lions sign 5 practice squad players to contracts". http://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2016/01/04/lions-sign-5-practice-squad-players-contracts/78280956/. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  12. "Corey Washington: Waived by Lions". CBS Sports. June 11, 2016. http://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/football/news/corey-washington-waived-by-lions/. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  13. Reisman, Jeremy (June 13, 2016). "Lions sign DB Keith Lewis, waive WR Austin Willis, place Corey Washington on IR". Pride of Detroit. http://www.prideofdetroit.com/2016/6/13/11925648/lions-sign-db-keith-lewis-waive-wr-austin-willis-place-corey-washington-on-ir. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  14. "Godfrey Retires, Falcons Sign Two Players". http://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/blog/article-1/Godfrey-Retires-Falcons-Sign-Two-Players/4a89a49e-76e8-4228-bd09-ccfd13b52bd1.
  15. "Falcons Make First Wave of Roster Cuts". September 2, 2016. Archived from the original on November 14, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161114215929/http://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/blog/article-1/Falcons-Make-First-Wave-of-Roster-Cuts/3a5050e3-5f9c-4a0d-8501-0778d8b145a4.
  16. Brown, Chris (October 4, 2016). "Bills release TE Dray; promote TE Christian from practice squad". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-release-TE-Dray-promote-TE-Christian-from-practice-squad/8fe7266d-c311-4468-9494-ef91a1689feb.
  17. Brown, Chris (October 25, 2016). "Bills elevate practice squad WR Eagan to active roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20170806021412/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-elevate-practice-squad-WR-Eagan-to-active-roster/a5ab358b-c4bf-4367-8c8c-2e6b61b2a8f1.
  18. Brown, Chris (March 17, 2017). "Bills make three free agent additions". https://web.archive.org/web/20171018190638/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-make-three-free-agent-additions/4c67e54f-27db-46af-8eed-2285dfec2e9b.
  19. Carucci, Vic (May 11, 2017). "Bills sign two draft picks, release three players". http://buffalonews.com/2017/05/11/bills-sign-two-draft-picks-release-three-players/.
  20. Alper, Josh (August 1, 2017). "Chiefs sign two wide receivers". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/08/01/chiefs-sign-two-wide-receivers/.
  21. Thorman, Joel (August 9, 2017). "With Cairo Santos nursing an injury, Chiefs sign former Penn State kicker". https://www.arrowheadpride.com/2017/8/9/16117814/with-cairo-santos-nursing-an-injury-chiefs-sign-former-penn-state-kicker.
  22. Williams, Charean (August 15, 2017). "Cowboys’ signings include TE M.J. McFarland, WR Corey Washington". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/08/15/cowboys-signings-include-te-m-j-mcfarland-wr-corey-washington/.
  23. "Cowboys waive two players from team, sign two more". August 25, 2017. https://247sports.com/Bolt/Cowboys-waive-two-players-from-team-sign-two-more-106510978.

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