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Chris Greenwood | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 193
College: Albion
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Lions waived CB Chris Greenwood.
A 2012 fifth-round pick, Greenwood has appeared in just three NFL games. He's battled abdominal and groin injuries over the last two years. Aug 30 - 2:02 PM

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Lions CB Chris Greenwood underwent sports-hernia surgery during the offseason.

Greenwood (6-foot-1, 193) has been sidelined at OTAs. The Lions' official website pegged the 2012 fifth-rounder as a potential breakout candidate last month. Especially after the Lions failed to address the cornerback position for the most part, Greenwood could take on a bigger role. He should be ready for camp.
May 27 - 2:41 PM

The Lions' official website believes CB Chris Greenwood "could be a real wild card" and compete for defensive snaps.

Greenwood, a 2012 fifth-rounder who's in his second stint with the Lions after a brief pit stop in Dallas, played 67 snaps -- his only snaps of 2013 -- over the final two games last season and received positive marks from Pro Football Focus. He has ideal size at 6-foot-1 and 193 pounds. The Lions are looking for any help they can get at cornerback after LCB Chris Houston's disastrous 2013.
Apr 8 - 10:18 AM

Lions re-signed exclusive-rights free agent CB Chris Greenwood.

It is a one-year, $570,000 deal for the former fifth-round pick. Greenwood was picked up off waivers by Detroit last October, following a brief stay with Dallas. He recorded six tackles in three games for the Lions in 2013.
Mar 8 - 9:17 AM

Cowboys waived CB Chris Greenwood and DL David Carter.

Greenwood had yet to be active this season. Carter appeared in three games, making one tackle. Greenwood was a fifth-round pick of the Lions in 2012.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 03:31:00 PM

Cowboys signed CB Chris Greenwood off the Lions practice squad.

Greenwood will give the Cowboys secondary some depth with Morris Claiborne struggling through a shoulder injury. The 2012 fifth-round pick never appeared in a game for the Lions.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 10:06:00 AM

Lions waived CB Chris Greenwood.

A fifth-round pick in 2012, Greenwood missed his entire rookie year abdominal injury. It's a bad sign that he can't stick on the final roster of a team desperate for playmakers at corner.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 10:39:00 AM

MLive.com doesn't expect Lions CB Chris Greenwood to be in the mix for a starting job this season.

GM Martin Mayhew has called Greenwood a player with "starting potential," but the 2012 fifth-rounder missed his entire rookie season with an abdominal injury. The Lions are sorting through Greenwood, Darius Slay, Bill Bentley, Jonte Green and Ron Bartell opposite Chris Houston. No. 36 pick Slay is likely the Lions' preferred choice.
Source: MLive.com
Fri, May 24, 2013 10:22:00 AM

Lions CB Chris Greenwood expects to compete for a starting job this season.

Lions GM Martin Mayhew has identified Greenwood as a player with "starting potential." A fifth-round pick last spring, Greenwood missed his entire rookie year due to abdominal surgery. DetroitLions.com reported in January there were "some lofty expectations being floated around" for Greenwood. It would be far from ideal for the Lions to enter Week 1 with Greenwood opposite Chris Houston.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 10:49:00 AM

DetroitLions.com says there are "some lofty expectations being floated around" the organization for CB Chris Greenwood next season.

Abdominal surgery cost Greenwood his entire rookie season. The fifth-round pick out of D-III Albion has an intriguing blend of size (6-foot-2) and speed (4.42) that had DC Gunther Cunningham comparing him to Brandon Carr after the 2012 draft. The Lions have four corners set to be free agents this offseason, so Greenwood could be in for a big role in 2013.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Lions kept CB Chris Greenwood (abdominal surgery) on reserve/PUP, ending his season.

Greenwood has been practicing for three weeks, but the Lions deemed him not ready to help in 2012 after missing out on offseason and training camp workouts. The rookie fifth-rounder is an athletic size-speed corner out of small-school Albion.
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 04:52:00 PM

Lions CB Chris Greenwood (abdominal surgery, PUP) has resumed practicing.

Detroit now has three weeks to activate Greenwood from the PUP list. With the Lions' secondary among the thinnest in the league, it's likely a matter of when, not if, they activate their fifth-round draft pick.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 11:02:00 PM

Lions placed CB Chris Greenwood (abdominal surgery) on reserve/PUP.

It was an expected move. A fifth-round rookie out of small-school Albion College, Greenwood is still recovering from an operation he underwent in May. The Lions liked Greenwood enough to trade up to take him at No. 148, but he's going to have a hard time making a rookie impact. He's now ineligible until Week 8.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 12:45:00 PM

Lions rookie CB Chris Greenwood (abdominal surgery) is expected to open the season on the reserve/PUP list.

Greenwood is a raw fifth-round pick out of Albion College, so the Lions weren't counting on him for much first-year impact anyway. He's been slow to recover from a May surgery. Greenwood could be activated from reserve/PUP by Week 8. He'll be out for the first six games, and the Lions have a Week 5 bye.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 04:28:00 PM

Lions rookie CB Chris Greenwood remains sidelined from training camp following May surgery to repair a lower abdominal tear.

Coach Jim Schwartz offered no timetable for return. Greenwood has long-term promise as a long young corner with speed to match up against big, tall wide receivers, but he's not going to make an early impact in Detroit's secondary.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 04:38:00 PM

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