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Chris Banjo | Defensive Back | #31

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/26/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 207
College: Southern Methodist
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Saints re-signed S Chris Banjo to a two-year contract.
Signed in November after being released by the Packers, Banjo parlayed his ace special teams play into a two-year contract. He turned 27 last week. Mar 7 - 10:45 PM

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Saints signed DB Chris Banjo.

Banjo was released by the Packers after suffering a minor injury, but is a solid special teamer.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 01:56:00 PM

Packers placed DB Chris Banjo on injured reserve.

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports Banjo will be healthy in 3-4 weeks, but the Pack need the roster spot. Banjo had played only two snaps on defense. He'll eventually be cut loose with an injury settlement.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 02:16:00 PM

Packers re-signed S Chris Banjo to a one-year, $675,000 contract.

The Packers’ special-teams captain will return for his fourth season. Banjo is a restricted free agent in 2017.
Sat, Apr 16, 2016 04:07:00 PM

Packers re-signed exclusive rights free agent S Chris Banjo to a one-year, $585,000 contract.

Banjo spent the majority of 2014 on Green Bay's practice squad. He'll compete for one of the Packers’ final roster spots. With Micah Hyde and Sean Richardson locked into backup roles, Banjo will remain limited to special teams.
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 06:31:00 PM

Packers waived S Chris Banjo.

A 2012 undrafted free agent, Banjo appeared in all 16 games for the Packers last season, playing 192 snaps on defense. He'll search for work as a special teamer.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 12:55:00 PM

Packers re-signed exclusive rights free agent S Chris Banjo to a one-year, $495,000 contract.

It's merely a procedural move, locking Banjo into the Packers' offseason program. Banjo played 192 defensive snaps last season, notching 19 tackles. He's a special teamer.
Wed, Feb 26, 2014 05:57:00 PM

Jaguars waived S Chris Banjo and TE Kyler Reed.

A four-year starter at SMU, Banjo couldn't crack an NFL roster last season. Getting released on the eve of camp this time around doesn't bode well either. Reed is an undrafted rookie out of Nebraska.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 01:37:00 PM

Jaguars signed S Chris Banjo.

Banjo participated in this week's minicamp on a tryout basis. The former SMU safety went undrafted in 2012 and has never appeared in an NFL game.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 05:09:00 PM

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