Cowboys sign Chris Greenwood off Lions practice squad
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 25, 2013
Greenwood was a fifth round pick of the Lions in the 2012 draft and was among their final cuts this season before the club brought him back to its practice squad. Per league rules, the Cowboys will have to keep Greenwood on the active roster for three weeks. Greenwood passed through waivers unclaimed when the Lions cut him on their way to 53 players and wound up on the team’s practice squad. Greenwood was a 2012 fifth-round pick in Detroit out of tiny Albion College, but didn’t play a game in his rookie year after having abdominal surgery. Allen Park It's the risk teams take when they sign players to the practice squad. That's what the Dallas Cowboys did on Wednesday. The Lions, though, remained committed to developing him because of his size and sub-4.4 speed.