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Charles Grant

Charles Grant - #94 - DE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 285 lbs.
Birthday 09/03/1978
Birthplace Colquitt, GA
College Georgia
Years played 9
Drafted 2002, 1st round, 25th pick by Saints

Bears elevate DE Turner from practice squad

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Bears have elevated DE Barry Turner from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Bears release DE Grant

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
DE Charles Grant's stint with the Bears ended after two weeks. Chicago released the ninth-year veteran on Tuesday, according to reports.

Humbled Grant ready to help Bears

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
It's been a story of riches to rags for the newest member of the Bears, DE Charles Grant, but he's been given the opportunity to re-start his NFL career.

Bears release Anderson, sign Grant

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Bears have released DE Mark Anderson and signed veteran DE Charles Grant to replace him.

Dolphins cut DEs Douglas and Grant, place CB Allen on I.R.

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins terminated the contracts of DE Marques Douglas, DE Charles Grant and OG Cory Procter, and placed CB Will Allen on injured reserve on Sunday.

Report: Dolphins sign DE Grant

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Former Saints DE Charles Grant reportedly signed a two-year deal that could be worth up to $4.5 million.

Saints to cut DE Grant on Friday

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Saints trimmed two players from their roster Thursday and will cut another on Friday.

Saints stung by loss of DE Grant

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Saints' defense suffered a significant loss when DE Charles Grant tore his triceps in what amounted to a meaningless game, at least in terms of the Saints' playoff seeding, against the Panthers in Week 17.

Saints place DE Grant on I.R.

Posted Jan. 05, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
The Saints will enter the playoffs without one of their starting defensive ends.


Posted Oct. 19, 2010
The Bears released Grant two weeks after signing him to a one-year deal.||||||| Grant was brought in when the Bears terminated Mark Anderson's contract, but he was inactive against Carolina and Seattle before being let go on Tuesday.
Posted Oct. 05, 2010
The Bears on Tuesday signed Grant, who was cut by the Saints in March and released last month by the Miami Dolphins before playing two games with Omaha in the United States Football League.||||||| Grant, who signed a one-year deal, started 16 games for the Saints last season before an arm injury forced him to miss the playoffs. Grant was originally selected by the Saints in the first round in 2002. He has 47 sacks in 118 career games, including 106 starts.
Posted Jan. 05, 2010
The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday placed Grant on injured reserve and will have to make their playoff run without their starting defensive end.||||||| The Saints said that Grant, who anchored the left side of the Saints line, has a triceps injury that will end the season for the eight-year veteran. Grant had surgery to repair the torn muscle, the Saints said on Tuesday. Grant, one of the few starters the Saints did not rest during the final game of the season, was hurt in New Orleans' 23-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. He missed the last eight games of last season with a similar injury.
Posted Sept. 16, 2009
The NFL has decided against enforcing four-game suspensions of Grant and Will Smith at this time, opening the way for the New Orleans Saints' starting defensive ends to play this week and possibly the whole 2009 season.||||||| NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said it would be unfair to suspend the two Saints players now, when the league has been blocked from suspending two Vikings players for the same offense while their case is pending in Minnesota state court.
Posted Aug. 03, 2009
Grant told the Times-Picayune that he is ready to serve his four-game suspension for testing positive for a masking agent.||||||| Grant is eligible to return Oct. 18 against the New York Giants.