Chris Wilson (American football)
|No. 95 Free agent|
|Date of birth:||July 10, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Flint, Michigan|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||243 lb (110 kg)|
|High school:||Flint (MI) Northern|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Chris Wilson (born July 10, 1982) is a Canadian football defensive end who is currently a free agent. 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.
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.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed Wilson on August 8, 2011. He was released during final cuts on September 2, 2011.
Second stint with Redskins
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. After performing well in the preseason games, he made the final 53-man roster by the start of the 2012 season.
Return to BC Lions
- Fitzgerald, Gary (April 24, 2012). "Redskins Re-sign Wilson For Linebacker Depth". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- Jones, Mike (April 24, 2012). "Redskins bringing back OLB Chris Wilson". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- Tinsman, Brian (August 27, 2012). "Safety Caps Wilson’s Return To Redskins". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-09-01.
- Wilson returns to Leos