Mike Green
Green (43) against the Green Bay Packers
No. 43, 42, 25     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-12-06) December 6, 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth: Ruston, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern State
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 7 / Pick: 254
Debuted in 2000 for the Chicago Bears
Last played in 2008 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles     426
Sacks     6.0
Interceptions     4
Stats at

Michael Wayne Green[1] (born December 6, 1976) is a former American football safety and cornerback. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern State.

Green has also played for the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins.

College careerEdit

Green attended college at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He earned four letters with the Demons from 1996-99.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Chicago BearsEdit

Green was the last player drafted in the 2000 NFL Draft, a spot which earns the drafted player the dubious distinction of "Mr. Irrelevant." Green played for the Chicago Bears from 2000 to 2005.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Green was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks in April 2006. On August 26, 2006 he suffered a lisfranc fracture and was placed on injured reserve. Green functioned as a backup safety and cornerback during the 2007 season. He was released from the Seahawks on July 25, 2008.

Washington RedskinsEdit

Green signed with the Washington Redskins on October 14, 2008,[3] taking the roster spot of Reed Doughty, who was placed on the injured reserve after suffering a back injury. He was not re-signed following the end of the season making him a free agent.


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