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Cleveland Browns

Chris Owens

Chris Owens - #21 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 180 lbs.
Birthday 12/01/1986
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
College San Jose State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 26th pick by Falcons

Browns rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:16 a.m. ET
Here's a recap of notable contributions from Browns rookies in Cleveland's 23-20 loss at Cincinnati on Sunday.

Ravens-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Ravens-Browns game.

Browns place Fujita, Stephens on I.R.

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
The Browns placed starting SLB Scott Fujita (hand) and DRE Emmanuel Sanders (pectoral) on injured reserve on Tuesday, the club announced.

Browns release LS Pontbriand

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Browns have waived LS Ryan Pontbriand, PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Tuesday.

Second-half woes doom Browns

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
While the Browns' 23-20 loss at Cincinnati was a missed opportunity, it also highlighted the gap between the in-state rivals.

Browns stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Here's our assessment of whose stock is rising — and whose stock is falling — after Cleveland's 23-20 loss at Cincinnati on Sunday.

Browns players of the week: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 1:45 a.m. ET
Here's our take on the Browns' standouts on offense, defense and special teams in their Week 12 loss at Cincinnati.

Bengals sneak past Browns 23-20

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
A.J. Green made a leaping catch for a 51-yard gain in the final minute Sunday, setting up a field goal that rallied the Bengals to a 23-20 victory over the self-destructive Browns.

Hillis, Hardesty active for Browns

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Browns RBs Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty are active for Sunday's game at Cincinnati after missing multiple games with injuries.

Bengals-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns playing the Bengals tough, but he predicts Cincinnati will prevail. 

Browns CB Brown takes long view on pass defense

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The senior member of the Browns' secondary, CB Sheldon Brown, tells PFW that preparation and execution of the defense are his edges at this stage of his career.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

Browns fantasy report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Is Montario Hardesty worth a fantasy start in Week 12? Here are some of the Browns' fantasy football options this week.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

Bengals fail to sell out vs. Browns

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
The Battle for Ohio will not be seen in part of the state, as the Bengals failed to sell out Sunday's game against the Browns, resulting in a television blackout.


Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Owens is inactive for the Falcons in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle with a hamstring ailment.||||||| Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), safety William Moore (hamstring) and cornerback Dunta Robinson (concussion). Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active.
Posted Sept. 19, 2012
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens did not practice Wednesday because of a concussion.||||||| Owens was injured in the first quarter of Atlanta's 27-21 victory over Denver on Monday night, further depleting a secondary that already lost cornerback Brent Grimes with a season-ending injury in Week 1. Dominique Franks has moved up to take the nickel back spot.
Posted June 16, 2009
The Falcons have signed third-round pick Christopher Owens, a cornerback.||||||| Owens had 13 career interceptions as a three-year starter for San Jose State. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.