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Chad Greenway

Chad Greenway - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 242 lbs.
Birthday 01/12/1983
Birthplace Mt. Vernon, SD
College Iowa
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 17th pick by Vikings

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
148 0 1

Vikings need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Peterson tells Vikes their no-preseason plan is OK

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday he's changed his mind about handing the ball to Adrian Peterson in a preseason game.

Vikings RB Peterson will not play in preseason

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason, head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday.

Vikings top candidate for London games

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
It appears the NFL is hoping the Vikings will agree to become the league’s major presence across the pond in the next four seasons.

Vikings to lower TV blackout minimum

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Thursday they will take advantage of the NFL's new policy regarding local television blackouts.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Vikings trying to balance between present, future

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Vikings are trying to strike a balance between keeping veterans and younger players as they start to formulate the eventual 53-man roster.

Report: Vikings WR Jenkins takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Vikings WR Michael Jenkins renegotiated the final two years on his contract and took a pay cut.

Ponder makes strides in Vikings' first action

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
QB Christian Ponder played far better than his stats indicated in the Vikings' preseason opener.

Former Viking pleads guilty to fraud

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Former Vikings RB Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.

Vikings cut WR Childs

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Vikings waived/injured fourth-round rookie WR Greg Childs on Monday, two days after he suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees.

Vikings WR Childs tears patellar tendon in both knees

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie WR Greg Childs suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees late in Saturday night's scrimmage.

Leshoure, Simpson are names to file away

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Mike Wilkening offers fantasy scouting reports on Mikel Leshoure and Jerome Simpson, who will each miss the start of the season.

Vikings TE Carlson sprains MCL

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
TE John Carlson sprained his medial collateral ligament during a running play at Vikings training camp on Tuesday.

Vikings RB Peterson has allergic reaction

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 12:24 a.m. ET
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team's training camp residence hall after an allergic reaction at lunch sent him to a local hospital.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 10, 2013
Greenway has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl team as an injury replacement for DeMarcus Ware of the Dallas Cowboys.||||||| The Vikings made the announcement Thursday. Greenway will be the first Vikings linebacker to play in consecutive Pro Bowls since Scott Studwell in 1987-88. Greenway was picked as an injury replacement last year for Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears.
Posted Oct. 05, 2012
Greenway has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness.||||||| Greenway struck Lions receiver Calvin Johnson in the head and neck area in last Sunday's victory over Detroit.
Posted Feb. 21, 2011
The Minnesota Vikings have placed the franchise tag on Greenway. The Vikings announced the decision Monday.||||||| Greenway has led the team in tackles for three straight seasons. He was chosen the team's 2010 defensive MVP and had 149 tackles. Greenway will be entering his sixth season in the league, including a rookie season that he sat out with a knee injury.
Posted Aug. 17, 2006
Greenway was placed on injured reserve Thursday, ending the rookie's season.||||||| Greenway, the team's first-round draft pick, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while covering a kickoff in Monday night's exhibition game against Oakland.
Posted Aug. 15, 2006
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Greenway is out for the season with a knee injury suffered during the Vikings' 16-13 preseason loss to the Oakland Raiders on Monday. The team has not released details of the injury, but it is reported to be a torn ACL.||||||| Greenway was selected by the Vikings with the 17th selection overall in April's NFL draft. The outside linebacker out of Iowa had 252 tackles, seven sacks four interceptions and 20 passes deflected in 45 games for the Hawkeyes.

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