A long shot to crack an NFL roster, Kingston’s Cory Greenwood seized attention by excelling on special teams . In 2011 Greenwood led the Chiefs (with whom he signed as an undrafted free agent out of Concordia University) in special teams tackles. He finished the season with a career-best 15 special teams stops and also recorded his first career defensive tackle in the season opener vs. Buffalo. Following the 2013 NFL draft Greenwood was released by the Chiefs, then signed with the Detroit Lions
Position: LB – Born: June 15, 1985 Kingston, ON – College: Concordia University (CIS) – Height: 6’2 – Weight: 235 – Draft: 2010 (signed as an undrafted free agent, Kansas City Chiefs)
Appeared in 16 games on special teams and five games on defense in his rookie campaign in 2010, recording two tackles and finished fourth on the team with 13 special teams tackles.
• Has played in one postseason contest.
Transactions: Signed as a rookie free agent with Kansas City (5/17/10).
2010: Played in 16 games on special teams and five contests on defense … Had two tackles and was fourth on the squad with 13 special teams tackles … Registered one special teams stop vs. San Diego (9/13) and at Cleveland (9/19) … Collected a special teams tackle at Indianapolis (10/10) … Recorded one tackle and one special teams tackle vs. Jacksonville (10/24) … Amassed one special teams tackle vs. Buffalo (10/31) … Grabbed three special teams tackles at Oakland (11/7) … Posted two special teams tackles at Seattle (11/28) … Produced one tackle at San Diego (12/12) … Had one special teams tackle at St. Louis (12/19), vs. Tennesse (12/26) and vs. Oakland (1/2/11) … Appeared on special teams in an AFC Wild Card Game vs. Baltimore (1/9/11).
College: Started all 31 games in his four-year career at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec … Compiled 186.5 tackles (152 solo), 6.0 sacks, four fumble recoveries and a forced fumble … Selected third overall by the Toronto Argonauts in the 2010 CFL Draft.
• Prepped at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School in Kingston, Ontario.