|Date of birth||December 16, 1954|
|Place of birth||Verdun, France|
|College||North Carolina Central|
|NFL draft||1977 / Round: 12 / Pick 309|
|1987||San Diego Chargers|
Charles Michael Romes (born December 16, 1954 in Verdun, France) was an American football cornerback in the NFL, primarily for the Buffalo Bills. He played college football at North Carolina Central University. Romes's 137 total starts with Buffalo are eight-most in team history. He is distinguished as being the first French to play in the National Football League.
Romes played for the Bills for a total of ten seasons, playing in every game for the Bills from his rookie season to 1986, starting every game from 1978 forward. Romes logged at least one interception in every year from 1978 to 1986; his 28 career interceptions are fourth in team history. In Week Two of his second season, Romes returned an interception 85 yards for a touchdown against the New York Jets.
Charles Romes at Pro-Football-Reference
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