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Chris Owusu | Wide Receiver

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
College: Stanford
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Chris Owusu secured five catches for 72 yards in Thursday’s preseason win over the Eagles.
He only missed one of his six targets and had no trouble beating Jaylen Watkins for an easy 18-yard touchdown on New York's opening drive. Owusu only logged 117 snaps last year but should see more playing time in 2015. Sep 3 - 11:15 PM

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Chris Owusu (concussion) has been cleared to practice.

Owusu missed two weeks with his concussion. He should be active for Saturday's preseason game. Owusu was playing in three-wide sets ahead of Jeremy Kerley prior to going down.
Aug 26 - 6:34 PM

Chris Owusu suffered a concussion at Jets camp Friday.

It’s a concern for Owusu, who has a history of concussions. Owusu was off to a strong camp, playing in three-wide sets ahead of Jeremy Kerley. The missed time could put Owusu’s roster spot in jeopardy.
Aug 8 - 6:31 PM

The Newark Star-Ledger considers Chris Owusu the leading candidate for the Jets's No. 5 receiver job.

Owusu was cut by the Bucs in Week 3 and appeared in five games with the Jets last season. The Jets like his kick return value after he impressed in limited action. Owusu is battling T.J. Graham, Devier Posey, and Shaq Evans for one of the final receiver spots.
May 30 - 5:34 PM

Jets signed WR Chris Owusu.

The Jets are shaking up the back end of their receiver corps, also signing T.J. Graham while waiving fourth-rounder Jalen Saunders. Owusu offers depth on special teams and in the slot.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 03:25:00 PM

Free agent WR Chris Owusu worked out for the Jets.

Owusu was waived by the Bucs this week. The Jets also worked out free agent WR T.J. Graham on Friday.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 02:44:00 PM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu secured 2-of-2 targets for 20 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 1 loss to Carolina.

He's clearly the Bucs' No. 3 receiver, ahead of rookie Robert Herron. Owusu runs in the 4.3-4.4 range and caught a 19-yard dart from Josh McCown for his score. Owusu could become something of a deep sleeper if something happened to Mike Evans or Vincent Jackson, but he's roughly at WR6 at the moment.
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 07:47:00 PM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu says he's "preparing as if he's the starting slot receiver" for Sunday's Week 1 game versus Carolina.

Vincent Jackson and rookie Mike Evans are locked in as Tampa Bay's two-wide set. The team's website suggests the Bucs' third receiver will either be Owusu, Louis Murphy, or rookie Robert Herron. Whoever it is may still not be heavily involved on offense. With Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Brandon Myers at tight end, Tampa Bay is going to predominately be a "12 personnel" team.
Thu, Sep 4, 2014 12:21:00 AM

Coach Lovie Smith continued to throw praise in WR Chris Owusu's direction this week.

"Chris Owusu has been pretty good from day one," Smith said. "He’s one that has caught my attention from the first minicamp all the way through." Smith pointed to Owusu last month at voluntary workouts as a player that was catching his eye. The former UDFA out of Stanford will compete with Robert Herron and others for the No. 3 job behind Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans this summer.
Thu, May 29, 2014 12:36:00 PM

Coach Lovie Smith has been impressed with WR Chris Owusu early in the Bucs' offseason program.

"He has good size, excellent speed and I’ve been impressed with how he has caught the football," Smith said. "He’s a guy that you do notice." After the Mike Williams trade, Owusu appears to be the leader in the clubhouse for No. 2 duties. However, it's safe to say the Bucs will be adding to their receiving corps via the draft. Owusu is 6-foot, 200 pounds with 4.36 wheels.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 10:48:00 AM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu caught three balls for 21 yards in Tampa Bay's Week 15 loss to San Francisco.

Speedy Owusu has been Tampa Bay's No. 3 receiver since Mike Williams hit injured reserve. He is a deep Dynasty league flier only.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 05:31:00 PM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 14.

Owusu missed four games earlier this season with a quad issue, but was limited in practice this week with a new hamstring injury. If active, he'll be the No. 3 receiver behind Vincent Jackson and Tiquan Underwood for Sunday's matchup against the Bills.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 07:36:00 PM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu is active for Week 11 against the Falcons.

He'd been listed as questionable with a foot injury, but will serve as the Bucs' No. 3 receiver behind Vincent Jackson and Tiquan Underwood. The Bucs' Week 11 inactives are DE Da’Quan Bowers, CB Deveron Carr, CB Danny Gorrer, DT Derek Landri, S Bradley McDougald, G Carl Nicks, and G Patrick Omameh.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 11:44:00 AM

Bucs WR Chris Owusu (foot) is listed as questionable for Week 11.

Owusu returned to practice this week and was a full participant on Thursday and Friday. He'll be the No. 3 receiver behind Vincent Jackson and Tiquan Underwood if active for Sunday's game against the Falcons.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 04:03:00 PM

Bucs declared WR Chris Owusu, LG Carl Nicks, CB Deveron Carr, S Brad McDougald, G Patrick Omameh, and DT Steven Means inactive for Monday night's Week 10 game against the Dolphins.

Owusu is dealing with a foot injury. Russell Shepard and Eric Page will fill in as the Nos. 3 and 4 receivers. Nicks also has a foot injury. Ted Larsen will start in his place. FS Dashon Goldson (knee) is active.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 07:13:00 PM

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2Bilal Powell
3Zac Stacy
4Stevan Ridley
5Daryl Richardson
GLB1Chris Ivory
2Zac Stacy
3RB1Bilal Powell
2Chris Ivory
FB1Tommy Bohanon
WR11Brandon Marshall
2Quincy Enunwa
3Chris Owusu
4Shaq Evans
WR21Eric Decker
2Jeremy Kerley
3Devin Smith
4Walter Powell
WR31Quincy Enunwa
TE1Jeff Cumberland
2Kellen Davis
3Wes Saxton
4Arthur Lynch
K1Nick Folk