PLAYER
Chris Greenwood
CB #33
Height:
6-1
Weight:
193
College:
Albion
Hometown:
Detroit, MI
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 BAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DET 3 6 6 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 DAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Third-year cornerback with length and athleticism who bounced back from injury in 2012 to begin his NFL career on the Lions practice squad in the 2013. Signed to the active roster on December 7, 2013.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions as an exclusive rights free agent on March 7, 2014.
  • Signed to the Detroit Lions active roster on December 7, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on October 17, 2013.
  • Released by the Cowboys October 15, 2013.
  • Signed by the Dallas Cowboys off the Lions practice squad September 25, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the Practice Squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list by the Lions on August 27, 2012.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round (148th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft.

PRO
Third-year cornerback with length and athleticism who bounced back from injury in 2012 to begin his NFL career on the Lions practice squad in the 2013. Signed to the active roster on December 7, 2013.

2013: Spent time on the Lions practice squad and active roster, as well as three weeks on Dallas’ active roster (9/25-10/15). In three games played with Detroit, tallied six solo tackles.

  • Inactive in Week 14 vs. Philadelphia (12/8).
  • In his NFL debut, saw action on special teams in Week 15 vs. Baltimore (12/16).
  • Saw extensive time at cornerback and posted four solo tackles in Week 16 vs. New York Giants (12/22) after numerous injuries to the Lions secondary.
  • Posted two solo tackles in Week 17 at Minnesota (12/29).

2012: Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the 2012 season.

COLLEGE
One of only three Albion Britons to ever be drafted in the NFL. Was a three-time All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team selection. Returned four of his 13 career interceptions for touchdowns.

2011: Started all 11 games and received American Football Coaches Association Division III All-American honors. Also named the MIAA Defensive Most Valuable Player after helping Albion to the NCAA Division III Championship.

  • Returned an interception 70 yards for a crucial fourth-quarter touchdown in a 28-27 victory over rival Alma College in his 2011 senior season. 2011 Albion Britons won the MIAA Conference Title and earned a spot in the NCAA Division III Championship.
  • Registered two interceptions returned for 79 total yards and one touchdown. Added 26 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss.

2010: Started all 10 games he played in, recording four interceptions and 122 return yards. Returned one interception for a touchdown.

  • Returned 11 punts for 120 yards and 11 kickoffs for 225 yards.
  • Ranked fourth on the team in all-purpose yards (467).

2009: In his first year of collegiate football, Greenwood registered seven interceptions and two touchdowns.

  • His two interceptions returned for touchdowns place him in a tie for first all-time for most single-season touchdowns from interceptions.

PERSONAL
Played at Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, Mich.

  • Son of Beverly Greenwood.
  • Economics and Management major.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

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    Posted 9 hours ago

    LB Josh Bynes gives two truths and one lie about himself, and his teammates try to guess which one is the lie.

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  • 3 & Out with Chris Spielman: Season Review

    Posted Jan 19, 2017

    Mike O'Hara goes three and out with former Lion Chris Spielman breaking down the 2016 season and looking ahead to 2017.

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    By NFL Network - Posted Jan 19, 2017

    The "Good Morning Football" crew reveals NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah's first mock draft.

  • Season Review: Special teams

    Posted Jan 16, 2017

    Tori Petry, Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara break down the 2016 Lions special teams, from Matt Prater's game-winning kicks to Sam Martin's powerful punts.

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