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Free agent RB Chris Ogbonnaya announces his retirement

By Rachel Wold NFL running back and free agent Chris Ogbonnaya announced his retirement via Instagram on Friday. After six seasons in the NFL, Ogbonnaya released this statement: “It is with great thankfulness to God and appreciation of my family, coaches, and fans that I announce my retirement from football. It has been an absolute privilege to play this game that I love, and...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Running back Chris Ogbonnaya steps away from the NFL

Free agent running back Chris Ogbonnaya has announced his retirement from the NFL. Ogbonnaya enjoyed a productive six year career in the NFL after being selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Ogbonnaya, who played at the University of Texas, bounced around with the Rams and Texans before finding a significant role with the Cleveland Browns in 2011...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Cleveland Browns running back calls it a career

Running back Chris Ogbonnaya called it a career earlier today after five seasons in the NFL, as reported on Pro Football Talk. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this year in the AFC North this season First and 10: The 10 NFL teams that could actually win Super Bowl 50 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier offensive tackles QB Rankings: Ranking every...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Sign Four Undrafted Rookies, Waive Three Players Including RB Chris Ogbonnaya

The New York Giants announced a number of roster moves on Monday, including the signing of RB Kenneth Harper (Temple), WR Ben Edwards (Richmond), TE Will Tye (Stony Brook) and DT Carlif Taylor (Southern Connecticut State). In order to make room for these new additions, the Giants terminated the contracts of LB James Davidson, RB Chris Ogbonnaya and S Thomas Gordon. According...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Ogbonnaya and the Carolina Panthers RBs Played Awesome Prank on Cam Newton

Chris Ogbonnaya did a bit if travelling around last season spending time with the Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers, and the New York Giants. During his time with the Panthers he and the rest of the running backs decided to play a little joke on Cam Newton. As far as locker room pranks go this one ranks among the most impressive.Why? Not only did they keep it going throughout his...
Via FatManWriting
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers sign former Browns running back Ogbonnaya

He was teflon in Berea for a long time, but the “Baby Backs” finally made him expendable. The Browns cut Chris Ogbonnaya loose ahead of the start of this year’s NFL season – along with Dion Lewis – as they counted on Ben Tate, Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell to carry the load. Well, it appears Chris Ogbonnaya has found another job, this time with the Panthers. The addition...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Signing RB Chris Ogbonnaya

Jason La Canfora reports that the Panthers are signing former Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya to a contract. Ogbonnaya, 28, worked out for the Panthers last week, and given the amount of injuries they have sustained at the running back position, it’s not surprising to see them sign someone to a contract Monday. It’s worth mentioning that Carolina released RB Tauren Poole on Monday...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Browns Chris Ogbonnaya Keeps Punt Return From Scoring With Hit That Sends Ball Carrier Flying

Preseason doesn't matter beyond getting players experience, but that does not mean folks do not want to win. Lions rookie running back Steven Miller certainly wanted to help his team win and it looked like he was going to on this late punt return.That is until he ran in to Browns special teamer Chris Ogbonnaya.@gifdsports/TwitterWell done Mr.--Chris. Well done indeed. Loading...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire at Browns-Jets game leaves after injury

Umpire Butch Hannah left the game against the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets after appearing to suffer and injury to his face late in the first half. After an 8-yard run by the Browns' Chris Ogbonnaya, it appeared Hannah made contact with Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie's right shoulder pad as he was spotting the ball. Hannah then stumbled into Jets defensive end Muhammad...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Outlook: McGahee unlikely, Chris Ogbonnaya worth a look vs. Bears

Like most opposing Running Backs I’ve been picking on the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears all season. This week, the matchups dictate doing the same. In the Cowboys game, decision making is easy: Eddie Lacy appears to be ready to big go after getting in a day of practice on Friday and his volume/talent combination makes him an ideal start this week in the Big D. In Chicago, the...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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