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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:53:18 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway played 1,192 snaps (99.5 percent) over 17 starts on the strong side in 2012, and he led the team with 198 tackles. He is signed through 2015, and is the only lock for a job among the team's linebacker corps.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:25:58 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has been added to the NFC roster for the 2013 Pro Bowl replacing Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (shoulder).
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:32:51 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has been fined $21,000 for hitting Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson in the head or neck area in Week 4.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 06:20:46 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway said he believes WR Percy Harvin is the best player in the NFL. According to Greenway, Harvin as been the team's MVP so far this season. "Percy's the best player in the NFL right now," Greenway said. "I'd like to see anybody challenge that with the way he's carrying the football and the way he's really driving our team along." Harvin leads the league in receptions with 27.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:13:01 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (personal) missed a majority of the team's organized team activities (OTAs) to be with his ailing father in South Dakota. A league source said Monday, June 18, that Greenway is expected to attend the opening of the team's minicamp starting Tuesday, June 19. The OTAs are voluntary, and the minicamp is considered mandatory, although head coach Leslie Frazier said Greenway's absence would be considered excused.
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 06:26:28 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (personal) returned to the field for organized team activities Tuesday, June 5.
Sat, 25 Feb 2012 21:07:38 -0800
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Saturday, Feb. 25, that he has no regrets regarding the contract extension given to LB Chad Greenway last season. "We just didn't play very good overall defensively last year," Spielman said. "But I know Chad - a thousand times you're going to invest that money in a player like Chad Greenway. And he ended up going to the Pro Bowl last year."
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 18:24:26 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway played a whopping 1,056 snaps in 2011, or a 99.8 percent of his team's defensive plays. He led the team in that category, and he posted a career-high 174 tackles, including 104 solo stops and 13 tackles for loss. However, he was also credited with 16 missed tackles.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:33:45 -0800
Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (undisclosed) will not play in the 2012 Pro Bowl because of an injury. Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has replaced Briggs on the NFC roster.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:09:33 -0800
After being rewarded with a five-year, $41 million contract, LB Chad Greenway said Monday, Jan. 2, that he pressed during the early part of the season. "I think getting the contract early in the season you almost try to put more pressure on yourself, then you realize you can't do that," Greenway said. "You've just got to be yourself. I think I realized that three or four weeks in. Just go out there and play and have fun and things will take care of themselves."
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:33:53 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (elbow) practiced all week with a large brace protecting his elbow, and he will probably wear it for another week or two, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. "They have a brace there to protect him," Frazier said Friday, Dec. 9, "but he shouldn't have a problem with tackling and getting people to the ground."
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:40:24 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (shoulder), LB Chad Greenway (elbow), DL Everson Griffen (quadriceps), LB E.J. Henderson (shoulder), OG Anthony Herrera (knee), OG Steve Hutchinson (illness), DL Brian Robison (concussion) and TE Visanthe Shiancoe (hand) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 9, and are probable for Week 14.
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 18:33:50 -0800
Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe (hand), OG Steve Hutchinson (illness), DEs Everson Griffen (quadriceps) and Brian Robison (concussion), LB Chad Greenway (elbow) and CB Asher Allen (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 8.
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:40:03 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (shoulder), LB Chad Greenway (elbow), DL Everson Griffen (quadriceps) and TE Visanthe Shiancoe (hand) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 11:21:28 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (elbow) suffered a hyperextended elbow in Week 13 but was able to return to play in the game.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 15:26:28 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Vikings have signed LB Chad Greenway to a five-year deal worth $40 million.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:41:24 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the team has agreed to a contract extension with LB Chad Greenway. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 11:47:30 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have been negotiating with LB Chad Greenway on a long-term contract. Greenway received the franchise tag this offseason and is scheduled to make around $10.1 million under the one-year tender.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 13:22:21 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings are in discussions with LB Chad Greenway on a long-term deal.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:55:30 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings are trying to sign franchise LB Chad Greenway to a long-term extension. His franchise tag cost is close to $10.1 million for 2011.
Thu, 02 Jun 2011 07:31:49 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway openly voiced some concern on the potential free agency situation surrounding LB Ben Leber. "Well, I hope he stays," Greenway said. "I think he's a great player and certainly a great teammate. Would love to have him around for another few years, as long as he wants to play ... The reality of that is certainly uncertain. I would say there is a better percentage of him not being here than him being here. But again, that's not my hope."
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:28:15 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway showed up at the team's facility Thursday, April 28, but was informed that he would not be allowed to work out. "I went down to the weight room before I got changed and I didn't know what was going to happen," Greenway said. "The strength coaches were there, just getting there, and they said that they didn't know what we could do. I was called by (vice president of football operations) Rob Brzezinski. He said, 'You can hang out as long as you want and we want you to be around, but we don't know what rules to go under so there's no workouts available today.'"
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:15:21 -0700
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extensions with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate than 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 11:58:16 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has signed his franchise tag tender offer, reports Vikings.com.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:53:49 -0800
Updating a previous item, the Minnesota Vikings placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on LB Chad Greenway Monday, Feb. 21, according to ESPN.com. Greenway could make as much as $10 million next year if the designation stays in its current form under a new collective bargaining agreement. Greenway can negotiate with other teams.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:41:59 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway said he is happy that the team placed the franchise tag on him because it shows how highly the team thinks of him, reports Mike Wobschall, of Vikings.com.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:26:09 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have placed their franchise tag on LB Chad Greenway, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:01:50 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to place their franchise tag on impending free-agent LB Chad Greenway, reports Sid Hartman, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 11:31:51 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings may consider placing the franchise tag on impending free-agent LB Chad Greenway this offseason, according to Jeremy Fowler, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 21:30:07 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings might consider slapping a franchise tag on LB Chad Greenway for one year at a hefty salary, possibly negotiating a longer-term deal during the season, reports Jeremy Fowler, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Greenway led the team with 143 tackles in 2010.
Fri, 26 Nov 2010 16:57:48 -0800
Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (calf), LB Chad Greenway (eye) and SS Husain Abdullah (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Nov. 26, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. They are listed as probable for Week 12 and are expected to play.
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 19:54:28 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (eye) and C John Sullivan (calf) each practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 25, according to Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 15:21:37 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (eye) and C John Sullivan (calf) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:42:31 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (eye) briefly left the team's Week 11 game because of an eye injury, reports CBSSports.com.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 09:57:03 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (undisclosed) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 25, after missing practice Tuesday, Aug. 24, reports 1500ESPN.com's Tom Pelissero.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 06:48:52 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway said he did not skip the team's recent minicamp due to contract or injury-related issues, according to Stu Whitney, of the Argus Leader. Greenway is entering the last year of his rookie contract. "There's nothing (contract) related at all," said Greenway, who is set to make just over $3 million this season. "There is no contract issue at all. Coach (Brad) Childress gave me some time off for the minicamp, and that's really all that matters."
Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:51:56 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will not discuss why he sat out the team's minicamp last weekend but said he and head coach Brad Childress had an agreement about the situation, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Greenway said there is nothing controversial about the situation but also said he did not sit out because of an injury.
Sat, 12 Jun 2010 11:06:57 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (undisclosed) and CB Chris Cook (undisclosed) did not participate in morning practice Saturday, June 12, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. It is believed both are sitting out because of injuries.
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:50:41 -0800
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (undisclosed) appeared to come up limping after taking part in an individual drill during practice Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Tue, 22 Sep 2009 17:07:10 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings announced LB Chad Greenway has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance during the team's Week 2 game. Greenway finished with four tackles, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and he recovered an onside kick.
Tue, 12 May 2009 09:32:57 -0700
Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway is critical of free-agent QB Brett Favre's (Jets) intentions and commitment to football. Greenway feels the team should move on from pursruing Favre. "He's retired a couple of times, so you wonder where his loyalties lie," Greenway said. "For us, we're moving forward with what we've got here. We have a team that can obviously win at a high level, and we have a team that, moving forward, we think can really compete for an NFC North title again and get to the championship game and hopefully further. …As good as something may sound, we have a great team to play with right now, and there is no sense in looking outside of what we have."
Mon, 11 May 2009 19:01:10 -0700
Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway said he would support the signing of retired QB Brett Favre provided he was "all in." Greenway would like to see Favre participate in the team's offseason program like QBs Sage Rosenfels and Tarvaris Jackson.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009 10:17:12 -0700
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings could begin contact extension talks with LB Chad Greenway in the coming months. Greenway has two years remaining on his contract.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 16:09:24 -0700
Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., announced Wednesday, April 23, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will donate $100,000 to help ill children. Greenway also said he will make a $15,000 donation to his former high school, Mt. Vernon High School, to purchase new football uniforms.
Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:50:06 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has been named the team's 2007 Ed Block Courage Award winner.
Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:11:28 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings' defense scored three touchdowns Friday, Aug. 17, off turnovers by the New York Jets. S Darren Sharper had a 40-yard interception return for a score while LB Chad Greenway had a 16-yard interception returned for a touchdown. DE Brian Robinson also returned a fumble for a touchdown during the game.
Thu, 26 Jul 2007 19:30:11 -0700
Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will start at weakside linebacker, according to head coach Brad Childress.
Tue, 22 May 2007 14:53:12 -0700
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (knee) practiced at weakside linebacker with the first team defense Tuesday, May 22.
Sat, 21 Oct 2006 11:08:19 -0700
Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (knee) has progressed enough in his rehabilitation to start attending some meetings with the other linebackers. He is expected to travel with the team for the Week 7 game.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:49:03 -0700
Kevin Seifert, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (knee) is walking without crutches and has started pool-related exercises. Greenway underwent surgery in August to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. Greenway estimated he could be ready for action by January. However, he is currently on Injured Reserve and not eligible to return for the rest of the 2006 season. Greenway said he had lost 15 pounds at one point and is now back to 231 pounds, 11 pounds less than his normal 242-pound frame.