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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

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Vikings 60-second rant: Good defense overshadowed by McNabb

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Vikings' defense has played well this season, but you wouldn't know it, given all the attention directed at Donovan McNabb.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Vikings-Chiefs matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's game against the Lions.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to consider in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Vikings sign Greenway to five-year deal

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Vikings have locked up OLB Chad Greenway with a long-term contract, the team announced after practice Monday.

Vikings positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
This is the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze Minnesota's LB situation.

Greenway signs Vikings' tender

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Vikings OLB Chad Greenway signed his franchise tender with the team on Tuesday.

Vikings place franchise tag on Greenway

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings have placed the franchise tag on LB Chad Greenway, who might have been eligible for unrestricted free agency under a new CBA.

Vikings may have competitors for Greenway's services

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Although free-agent-to-be LB Chad Greenway appears to be Minnesota's top priority to re-sign in the offseason, one of its division rivals may be in the bidding, too.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Let's see how the Vikings' team MVP candidates for the season shape up following their 24-14 win over the Eagles on Tuesday night.

Defensive changes may be afoot for Vikings

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Whether or not Leslie Frazier returns as head coach, you can expect some new faces on the Vikings' defense next season.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to consider as the Vikings get ready to head to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in Week 16.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week 15

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Let's see how the Vikings' team MVP candidates for the season shape up following their 40-14 loss to the Vikings Monday night.

Vikings' free agents-to-be make cases

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
RB Adrian Peterson and WR Sidney Rice remain the team's top two priorities for long-term deals, but the Vikings are still considering their other key free agents.

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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