PLAYER
Cory Greenwood
LB #53
Height:
6-2
Weight:
235
College:
Concordia (Quebec)
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 48 34 29 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 KC 16 10 9 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 KC 16 13 10 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 KC 16 11 10 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Fifth-year pro who came to Detroit in 2013 after spending his first three years with the Kansas City Chiefs. Will look to bounce back in 2014 after being placed on Reserve/Injured on August 20, 2013 with a neck injury. Career totals include 48 games, eight tackles (six solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 27 special teams tackles.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on August 20, 2013.
  • Acquired by the Detroit Lions from waivers on May 3, 2013.
  • Released by the Kansas City Chiefs on May 2, 2013.
  • Re-signed to a four-year extension by the Kansas City Chiefs on January 5, 2012.
  • Re-signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on March 4, 2011.
  • Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs on May 18, 2010.

PRO
Fifth-year pro who came to Detroit in 2013 after spending his first three years with the Kansas City Chiefs. Will look to bounce back in 2014 after being placed on Reserve/Injured on August 20, 2013 with a neck injury. Career totals include 48 games, eight tackles (six solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 27 special teams tackles.

  • Originally drafted by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League before signing with the Chiefs in 2010.

2013: Placed on Reserve/Injured for the 2013 season.

2012: Appeared in all 16 games for the third-consecutive season and amassed five tackles (four solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and six special teams tackles.

  • Had a season-high three tackles vs. San Diego (9/30).
  • Recorded two special teams tackles in two games, vs. Oakland (10/28) and vs. Cincinnati (11/18).

2011: Finished the year with a career-high 12 special teams tackles in his sophomore season.

  • Notched a special teams tackle in eight of the 16 games he played in, including back-to-back multi-tackle games vs. San Diego (10/31) and vs. Miami (11/6/).

2010: Saw action in all 16 games as a rookie, recording two solo tackles and nine special teams tackles for the Chiefs.

  • Picked up his first NFL tackle vs. Jacksonville (10/24).

COLLEGE
Started all 31 games in his four-year career at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and compiled 186.5 tackles (152 solo), six sacks, a forced fumble and four fumble recoveries.

  • Co-recipient of the President’s Trophy, honor awarded to the best defensive player in Canadian Interuniversity Sport Association football.

PERSONAL
Played his prep football at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School in Kingston, Ontario.

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