Kennard Cox

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Kennard Cox
No. 47     Kansas City Chiefs
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-17) August 17, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 251
Debuted in 2008 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2011
Tackles 20
Interceptions 0
Pass deflections 2
Stats at NFL.com

Kennard Devane Cox (born August 17, 1985) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh.

Cox has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Following the 2008 NFL Draft, Cox was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent on June 2, 2008. He was released on August 26.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Cox was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad on October 27, 2008.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Cox was signed off the Packers' practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 8, 2008.

Cox was waived on September 7, 2009, and subsequently signed to the team's practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on September 15. He was waived again on September 28 and later re-signed to the practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on December 5, and waived again on December 11. He was again signed back to the practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on December 17, and waived two days later on December 19. He was re-signed to the practice squad on December 22, only to be promoted to the active roster again on January 2, 2010 after defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison was placed on injured reserve.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Cox signed with the Seattle Seahawks on April 16, 2010. He was released on September 14. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 16. He was signed to the active roster on October 12 and has appeared in each game since on special teams duty - blocking a punt on November 28, 2010 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He was released on September 3, 2011, but was re-signed on September 17.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On August 14, 2013, Cox was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs.[1]

Personal[edit]

Cox is a cousin of three fellow NFL players—cornerback Torrie Cox, cornerback Marcus Hudson and wide receiver Roscoe Parrish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkening, Mike (August 14, 2013). "Chiefs sign cornerback Kennard Cox". NBCSports.com. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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