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Chris
Edwards
#6 Defensive Back
Chris
Edwards
#6 Defensive Back
Height 6'2
Weight 217 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-12-23 (29)
Born Detroit, MI
School Idaho
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 37
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 3
Sacks 3

CFL: 5

Argos: 2

Acquired: Signed as a free agent June 2, 2021.

2021: Released by San Francisco 49ers May 5…Signed with Toronto Argonauts June 2. Played 14 games. Finished with 38 tackles, 1 special teams tackle, 3 sacks, and 3 interceptions, 2 of which were returned for touchdowns. He returned a Caleb Evans pass 82 yards for a touchdown against Ottawa on October 6, and returned a Jeremiah Masoli pass 78 yards for a touchdown against Hamilton on November 12. Led the CFL with 162 yards on interceptions. Playoffs: Had 6 tackles in Eastern Final loss to Hamilton.

2020: Released by B.C. Lions January 7…Signed with 49ers January 8.

2019: Signed with B.C. February 12. Played 18 games. Recorded 50 tackles with a sack, an interception and 2 forced fumbles. His first CFL sack came in Toronto July 6 against McLeod Bethel-Thompson. He also recorded a forced fumble in that same game.

2018: Played 18 games with Edmonton. Recorded 46 defensive tackles, 4 special teams tackles, 2 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles. Had a 7-tackle game against Winnipeg September 29.

2017: Played 17 games with Edmonton. Recorded 14 defensive tackles, 4 special-teams tackles, and an interception. Made CFL debut June 24 at B.C. His first CFL interception came against Drew Willy at Montreal on October 9 and resulted in a 73-yard return for a touchdown. Playoffs: Recorded no stats in either the Western Semi-Final win at Winnipeg, or the Western Final loss at Calgary.

2016: Signed with Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent May 16, waived August 29.

College: Attended the University of Idaho (2014-15). Played 18 games, started 12. Recorded 76 tackles, 9 tackles for loss and 3 interceptions. Scored a touchdown on a 20-yard interception return. Played safety as a junior, linebacker as a senior…Attended Butte College in Oroville, California (2012). Recorded 55 tackles on a team that went undefeated and was named Co-National Junior College Association Champions. Was a North Division Nor-Cal Conference honouree…Attended Grand Rapids Community College (2011). Played 4 games. Recorded 5 tackles with 2 interceptions. GRCC folded its football program after his freshman season, despite going 12-0.

Personal: Attended Southfield-Lathrup High School in Southfield, Michigan, just outside Detroit.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
EDM 17 16 4 0 1 1 0
2018
EDM 18 46 4 0 2 0 2
2019
BC 18 50 0 1 1 0 2
2021
TOR 14 37 1 3 3 2 0
Total
67 149 9 4 7 3 4

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2017
EDM 17 15 155 10.30 51 0
2018
EDM 18 2 10 5.00 9 0
2019
BC 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2021
TOR 14 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
67 17 165 9.7 51 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2017
EDM 17 38 926 24.40 87 0
2018
EDM 18 3 48 16.00 23 0
2019
BC 18 2 44 22.00 24 0
2021
TOR 14 2 18 9.00 18 0
Total
67 45 1036 23.0 87 0

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2017
EDM 17 2 60 30.00 31 0
2018
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
BC 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2021
TOR 14 2 24 12.00 13 0
Total
67 4 84 21.0 31 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-07
1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
2 WPG 2 0 1 0 0 0
08-21
3 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-16
16 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-06
5 HAM 3 0 1 0 0 0
09-10
6 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
7 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-24
8 MTL 5 0 0 1 0 0
10-06
10 OTT 7 0 0 1 1 0
10-11
10 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-22
12 MTL 5 0 1 0 0 0
10-30
13 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
11-06
14 OTT 1 1 0 0 0 0
11-12
15 HAM 0 0 0 1 1 0
12-05
18 HAM 6 0 0 0 0 0
Total
43 1 3 3 2 0