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Chris Ogbonnaya

Chris Ogbonnaya - #25 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 05/05/1986
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 7th round, 2nd pick by Rams

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
8 30 0

Browns 60-second rant: Browns need to spread carries around

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
It's time for the Browns to start spreading the work around a little more in the backfield, and Chris Ogbonnaya merits more opportunities than he's received the last two games.

Hillis' absence looms large for punchless Browns

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
His future in Cleveland is uncertain, but this much is certain about Peyton Hillis: The Browns need him to return this season, and he needs to get back on the field, as well.

Hillis out for Sunday; may be last year in Cleveland

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis reinjured his hamstring injury during practice Friday, and on Saturday the team downgraded his status to "out" for Sunday's game.

Browns' RB woes a major concern

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Injuries have left the Browns thin at running back, and the organization has some decisions to make — and some self-analysis to do — in the offseason, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Browns sign RB Ogbonnaya

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Browns signed RB Chris Ogbonnaya off Houston's practice squad Tuesday and waived third-string RB Armond Smith, the team announced.

Texans make RB change

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Texans have signed RB Chris Ogbonnaya from their practice squad and released former featured back Steve Slaton.

Casillas wins Saints' starting WLB job

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Second-year man Jonathan Casillas has surprised observers by capturing the Saints' starting weak-side LB job, according to "NFC Whispers."

Eagles pick Jean-Gilles over struggling Andrews

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 9:55 p.m. ET
With free-agent acquisition Stacy Andrews failing to live up to expectations after offseason knee surgery, according to NFC Whispers, the Eagles have elected to plug Max Jean-Gilles into the ORG spot vacated when Nick Cole was forced to move to ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with running back Chris Ogbonnaya on a two-year contract. Ogbonnaya was signed by the Browns in 2011 and started four games. Cleveland has three running backs under contract: Richardson, Ogbonnaya and Montario Hardesty.||||||| Ogbonnaya made one start and played in 15 games last season, usually replacing Trent Richardson on third down. He finished with 24 receptions for 187 yards and gained 30 yards on eight carries. He made a career-high six receptions for 73 receiving yards in a win at Cincinnati, and had a career-long 54-yard reception against the New York Giants.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
With starter Trent Richardson nursing a rib cartilage injury, Ogbonnaya could see some action against the Colts Sunday.||||||| Richardson is expected to start, but may be limited after getting banged up in last week's win over the Bengals. Montario Hardesty could also get more carries if Richardson can't carry the load.
Posted Nov. 21, 2011
Ogbonnaya ran for a career-high 115 yards and a TD during Sunday's 14-10 win over Jacksonville.||||||| While Ogbonnaya is averaging 102.5 yards over the last two weeks, he could lose his job if Montario Hardesty returns from injury. Fantasy owners need to keep an eye on this situation heading into Week 12.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Ogbonnaya rushed for a career-best 90 yards on 19 attempts in Sunday's 13-12 loss to the Rams.||||||| Ogbonnaya, who came in with 86 rushing yards, could get another start with Peyton Hillis expected to miss Sunday's game against Jacksonville.
Posted Oct. 18, 2011
The Browns have signed running back Chris Ogbonnaya to their active roster from Houston's practice squad.||||||| Ogbonnaya played in two games for the Texans this season, carrying three times for six yards. He was originally drafted in the seventh round in 2009 by St. Louis, where he was with Browns coach Pat Shurmur. Ogbonnaya spent the first 11 weeks of his rookie season on the Rams practice squad before appearing in two games. The 6-foot, 225-pounder played college ball at Texas, where he was a teammate with Browns quarterback Colt McCoy.

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