Chris Greenwood

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Chris Greenwood
No. 33 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-10) July 10, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Detroit (MI) King
College: Albion
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career NFL statistics
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Chris Greenwood (born July 10, 1989) is a Canadian football cornerback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Albion College, a Division III school.[1] He was drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Greenwood attended Martin Luther King High School, where he was teammates with Nick Perry, Styles Young, and Darrin Williams.

Professional Career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

The Detroit Lions drafted Greenwood in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. The Lions released Greenwood on August 31, 2013, and re-signed him to their practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

The Dallas Cowboys signed Greenwood off the Lions' practice squad to their 53-man roster on September 25, 2013.[2] However, he was released again less than a month later when DeMarcus Ware got hurt and the Cowboys needed help at defensive line.[3]

Detroit Lions (II)[edit]

The Lions quickly signed Greenwood back to their practice squad after he turned down multiple practice squad offers to return to his hometown team.[4] He played in 3 games for the Lions and made 6 tackles.The following season Greenwood did not adjust well enough to Teryl Austin's new defensive philosophy and was released by Detroit in the final cutdowns on August 30, 2014.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

The Minnesota Vikings added him to their practice squad on September 1, 2014.[5]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

He was signed to the Baltimore Ravens active roster on December 17, 2014.[6] Greenwood was placed on IR on August 31, 2015. On September 2, 2015, Greenwood was released by the Ravens with an injury settlement.[7]

New England Patriots[edit]

The New England Patriots signed Greenwood to their practice squad on November 18, 2015. The Patriots released Greenwood on December 10, 2015.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

On February 21, 2017, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed Greenwood to a contract.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Greenwood is the nephew of former NBA players, Barry Wayne Stevens & Jeff Grayer Sr.


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