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Chris Canty
DE #99
Height:
6-7
Weight:
320
College:
Virginia
Experience:
11
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 148 354 232 122 22.5 1 19 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 BAL 9 19 11 8 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2014 BAL 11 33 13 20 0.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 BAL 15 30 20 10 2 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 9 26 20 6 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYG 16 47 31 16 4 1 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYG 16 38 27 11 1.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYG 8 13 8 5 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DAL 16 37 25 12 3 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 16 43 30 13 3.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 16 33 24 9 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2005 DAL 16 35 23 12 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Download 2011 Bio Update TRANSACTIONS

Chris Canty re-signed with the Ravens on 3/18/15...Contract terminated by Baltimore on 2/27/15...Signed with the Ravens on 3/13/13...Released by the New York Giants on 2/6/13...Signed with the New York Giants as an unrestricted free agent on 3/1/09...Originally drafted by Dallas in the fourth round (132nd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

CAREER

• Has 339 tackles (223 solo), 21.5 sacks (-147 yards), 18 PD, 5 FFs and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 2 FFs at Buf. (9/29/13)
• Produced a career-high 8 tackles at Bal. (12/23/12)
• Recorded a career-high 4 sacks in 2011
• Won Super Bowl XLVI with the NY Giants in 2011, while starting all 16 games and recording career highs in tackles (47), solo stops (31) and sacks (4)

2014: (with Baltimore – 11/11, 2/1) Contributed 33 tackles, a half-sack (-3 yards), 2 PD and 1 FF for a defense that finished second (tied with Philadelphia) in the league with 49 sacks (Buffalo - 54)...The Ravens allowed the sixth-fewest points per game (18.9) in 2014...Missed four games with a wrist injury and one game with an ankle injury
• Saw action in both postseason contests (one start) and had 2 solo tackles for a defense that produced 7 sacks and allowed just 82 rushing yards in two playoff games
• Started and contributed 4 tackles for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks and held the Jaguars to 28% (5 of 18) on third down in game 14 vs. Jax. (12/14)
• Started and posted a season-high 5 tackles and 1 FF (recovered by the Ravens) in game 12 vs. SD (11/30)
• Started his first game in four weeks (wrist) and posted 4 tackles and a half-sack (-3 yards) in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)
• Started and produced 4 tackles and 1 PD for a defense that held the Panthers to 67 yards rushing in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)

2013: (with Baltimore – 15/13) Posted 30 tackles (20 solo), 2 sacks (-22 yards), 4 PD and a career-high 2 FFs in his first season with the Ravens
• Started his 100th-career game and posted 3 solo tackles in game 7 at Pit. (10/20)
• Started and contributed 5 tackles (3 solo), 1 sack (-18 yards) and a career-high 2 FFs (one of which was recovered by the Ravens and led to a TD three plays later) for a defense that forced 3 turnovers in game 4 at Buf. (9/29)
• Started and posted 2 solo tackles, including 1 sack (-4 yards) and a team-high-tying 3 QB hits (OLB Terrell Suggs), in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (with NY Giants – 9/9) Produced 28 tackles (20 solo) and 3 sacks (-19 yards) despite playing in just nine games (started the season on PUP - knee)...Activated off PUP on 10/20
• Started at DT and recorded a career-high 8 tackles (5 solo), including 2 TFL, in game 15 at Bal. (12/23)
• Started and netted 5 solo tackles, including 1 sack (-5 yards), in game 14 at Atl. (12/16)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, including a sack (-12 yards), and added 3 other QB hits in game 8 at Dal. (10/28)
2011: (with NY Giants – 16/16, 4/4) Produced 47 tackles (31 solo), a career-high 4 sacks and 1 PD during the regular season
• Netted 5 tackles and a sack in game 13 at Dallas (12/11)
• Recorded a season-high 6 tackles in game 12 vs. GB (12/4)
• Produced 3 solo tackles, including a sack (-5 yards) in the season opener at Was. (9/11)
• Contributed 5 tackles and 2 PD in four postseason contests, en route to the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI victory

2010: (with NY Giants – 16/16) Recorded 39 tackles (28 solo), 3 PD, 1.5 sacks (-14 yards) and 1 FF for the NFL’s fifth-ranked defense (yards per game allowed)
• Contributed 5 tackles (4 solo) and a sack (-9 yards) in game 4 vs. Chi. (10/3)
• Netted a season-high 6 tackles and a half-sack in game 1 vs. Car. (9/12)

2009: (with NY Giants – 8/4) Posted 13 tackles and a half-sack despite missing eight games with hamstring and knee injuries
• Tied a season-high with 4 tackles and a half-sack in the season finale vs. Car. (12/27)
• Netted 2 solo tackles in the season-opening victory vs. Was. (9/13)

2008: (with Dallas – 16/16) Contributed 37 tackles (25 solo), 3 sacks (-23.5 yards) and a career-high 5 PD while starting all 16 games for the third-consecutive season
• Tied a season high with 5 tackles, recorded 1 sack and netted a PD in game 14 vs. NYG (12/14)
• Had 2 solo tackles, including 1 TFL, for a defense that held the 49ers to just 26 rushing yards in game 11 vs. SF (11/23)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, 2 QB pressures and 1 sack (-13 yards) in game 9 at NYG (11/2)

2007: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Recorded 43 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 sacks, 2 PD and his first-career FR for a defense that ranked third in the NFL (yards per game allowed)
• Posted 3 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack (-9 yards) and 3 TFL in game 11 vs. NYJ (11/22)
• Netted 2 tackles and his first-career FR in game 10 vs. Was. (11/18)
• Posted a season-high 5 tackles and recorded 1 sack (-7 yards) in game 9 at NYG (11/11)

2006: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Contributed 33 tackles, 1 sack and 1 PD in his first season starting all 16 games
• Had 3 solo tackles and a sack in game 3 at Ten. (10/1)
• Produced 4 tackles in the season opener at Jax. (9/10)

2005: (with Dallas – 16/2) Recorded 36 tackles (24 solo), 2.5 sacks (-17.5 yards) and 1 FF as a rookie
• Started his first-career NFL game and responded with 3 solo tackles in game 12 at NYG (12/4)
• Contributed 4 tackles (2 solo) and 1 sack (-7 yards) in game 11 vs. Den. (11/24)
• Produced 1 solo tackle and his first-career FF in game 9 at Phi. (11/14)

College: Totaled 243 tackles (143 solo) while becoming a two-time second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and led all ACC D-linemen in tackles as a sophomore and junior...Produced 30 tackles, 7 TFL, 1 sack and 1 FF as a senior, prior to tearing the ACL, MCL and PCL in his knee in the fourth game of the season...As a junior, received the Ned McDonald Award as Virginia’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player, recording a career-high 104 tackles, 12 TFL and 4 sacks...Became only the second D-lineman in school history to record more than 100 tackles in a season and earned All-ACC Academic honors...Despite missing three games because of an injury, finished his sophomore season with 86 tackles, 4 TFL, 4 PD, 3 FRs and 2 sacks while starting eight of 11 games...Played 12 games (one start), recording 23 tackles and 2 PD as a reserve DE in 2001 as a redshirt freshman...Received his bachelor’s degree in African-American studies in May 2004 and completed graduate course work in secondary education during his final football season at Virginia.
High School, Personal: Prepped at Charlotte (NC) Latin School, finishing his career with 161 tackles, 12 sacks and 2 FRs...Earned All-State honors as a senior TE and DE after recording 20 catches for 400 yards and 89 tackles with 7 sacks...Was also a two-year letterman and All-Conference honoree on the basketball team...Canty’s mother, Shirley, is an ordained Methodist minister.

Community: Established the Chris Canty Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to enhancing the development of youth in our communities...Goal of the foundation is to utilize the platform of sports to affect positive change in the lives of children through mentoring, educational programs, health and fitness activities thus promoting health and well-being...Hosts an annual Champions Golf Classic at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest, NJ, and the Community Golf Classic at the Old Sycamore Golf Plantation in Charlotte, NC...All proceeds from both events benefit his foundation, specifically educational programs, health/fitness activities and community service projects for students in grades K-12...Continues to host the Chris Canty Camp of Champions summer football camp for youth in both Charlotte and New York City...Held a Book Drive and donated 400 books to P.S. 043 Jonas Bronck, an elementary school in his hometown (Bronx, NY)...Later visited and spoke at the elementary school for their fifth grade graduation (2014)...Held a Pre-Game Benefit event at the Waterfront Kitchen in Baltimore to bring the sports community together and help raise donations for his foundation’s literacy program (2014)...Hosted his inaugural Leadership Conference in Baltimore for HS students at Dunbar HS (Dec. 2013)...Students involved in the conference were able to speak with industry experts about health and fitness and building healthy relationships...In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, attended the House of Ruth Maryland’s inaugural Man Up! event, in an effort to engage and educate men about the issue of intimate partner violence (2014)...Involved with promoting PLAY 60, the NFL movement for an active generation by participating in an assembly at Federal Hill Preparatory School, winner of the NFL Super School title in the Baltimore area...In 2014, hosted Shop with a Pro event and joined 25 students from Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School of Baltimore for holiday shopping at Dicks Sporting Goods...Co-hosted the fifth annual Thanksgiving Dinner for 53 Families with former Raven Jameel McClain at the Salvation Army...Joined Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for the Annual Downtown Partnership Lighting of the Washington Monument (2013-14)...Joined former Raven Alumni to serve a warm meal for 500 men at the Helping Up Mission...Joined teammates and Ravens cheerleaders at the ribbon cutting ceremony of Ravens Field at Patterson Park, funded by the Ravens Foundation...Supports Ravens players and team events, including A Purple Evening at M&T Bank Stadium and former teammate Haloti Ngata’s Family Foundation Luau.

Download 2011 Bio Update TRANSACTIONS

Chris Canty re-signed with the Ravens on 3/18/15...Contract terminated by Baltimore on 2/27/15...Signed with the Ravens on 3/13/13...Released by the New York Giants on 2/6/13...Signed with the New York Giants as an unrestricted free agent on 3/1/09...Originally drafted by Dallas in the fourth round (132nd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

CAREER

• Has 339 tackles (223 solo), 21.5 sacks (-147 yards), 18 PD, 5 FFs and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 2 FFs at Buf. (9/29/13)
• Produced a career-high 8 tackles at Bal. (12/23/12)
• Recorded a career-high 4 sacks in 2011
• Won Super Bowl XLVI with the NY Giants in 2011, while starting all 16 games and recording career highs in tackles (47), solo stops (31) and sacks (4)

2014: (with Baltimore – 11/11, 2/1) Contributed 33 tackles, a half-sack (-3 yards), 2 PD and 1 FF for a defense that finished second (tied with Philadelphia) in the league with 49 sacks (Buffalo - 54)...The Ravens allowed the sixth-fewest points per game (18.9) in 2014...Missed four games with a wrist injury and one game with an ankle injury
• Saw action in both postseason contests (one start) and had 2 solo tackles for a defense that produced 7 sacks and allowed just 82 rushing yards in two playoff games
• Started and contributed 4 tackles for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks and held the Jaguars to 28% (5 of 18) on third down in game 14 vs. Jax. (12/14)
• Started and posted a season-high 5 tackles and 1 FF (recovered by the Ravens) in game 12 vs. SD (11/30)
• Started his first game in four weeks (wrist) and posted 4 tackles and a half-sack (-3 yards) in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)
• Started and produced 4 tackles and 1 PD for a defense that held the Panthers to 67 yards rushing in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)

2013: (with Baltimore – 15/13) Posted 30 tackles (20 solo), 2 sacks (-22 yards), 4 PD and a career-high 2 FFs in his first season with the Ravens
• Started his 100th-career game and posted 3 solo tackles in game 7 at Pit. (10/20)
• Started and contributed 5 tackles (3 solo), 1 sack (-18 yards) and a career-high 2 FFs (one of which was recovered by the Ravens and led to a TD three plays later) for a defense that forced 3 turnovers in game 4 at Buf. (9/29)
• Started and posted 2 solo tackles, including 1 sack (-4 yards) and a team-high-tying 3 QB hits (OLB Terrell Suggs), in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (with NY Giants – 9/9) Produced 28 tackles (20 solo) and 3 sacks (-19 yards) despite playing in just nine games (started the season on PUP - knee)...Activated off PUP on 10/20
• Started at DT and recorded a career-high 8 tackles (5 solo), including 2 TFL, in game 15 at Bal. (12/23)
• Started and netted 5 solo tackles, including 1 sack (-5 yards), in game 14 at Atl. (12/16)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, including a sack (-12 yards), and added 3 other QB hits in game 8 at Dal. (10/28)
2011: (with NY Giants – 16/16, 4/4) Produced 47 tackles (31 solo), a career-high 4 sacks and 1 PD during the regular season
• Netted 5 tackles and a sack in game 13 at Dallas (12/11)
• Recorded a season-high 6 tackles in game 12 vs. GB (12/4)
• Produced 3 solo tackles, including a sack (-5 yards) in the season opener at Was. (9/11)
• Contributed 5 tackles and 2 PD in four postseason contests, en route to the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI victory

2010: (with NY Giants – 16/16) Recorded 39 tackles (28 solo), 3 PD, 1.5 sacks (-14 yards) and 1 FF for the NFL’s fifth-ranked defense (yards per game allowed)
• Contributed 5 tackles (4 solo) and a sack (-9 yards) in game 4 vs. Chi. (10/3)
• Netted a season-high 6 tackles and a half-sack in game 1 vs. Car. (9/12)

2009: (with NY Giants – 8/4) Posted 13 tackles and a half-sack despite missing eight games with hamstring and knee injuries
• Tied a season-high with 4 tackles and a half-sack in the season finale vs. Car. (12/27)
• Netted 2 solo tackles in the season-opening victory vs. Was. (9/13)

2008: (with Dallas – 16/16) Contributed 37 tackles (25 solo), 3 sacks (-23.5 yards) and a career-high 5 PD while starting all 16 games for the third-consecutive season
• Tied a season high with 5 tackles, recorded 1 sack and netted a PD in game 14 vs. NYG (12/14)
• Had 2 solo tackles, including 1 TFL, for a defense that held the 49ers to just 26 rushing yards in game 11 vs. SF (11/23)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, 2 QB pressures and 1 sack (-13 yards) in game 9 at NYG (11/2)

2007: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Recorded 43 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 sacks, 2 PD and his first-career FR for a defense that ranked third in the NFL (yards per game allowed)
• Posted 3 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack (-9 yards) and 3 TFL in game 11 vs. NYJ (11/22)
• Netted 2 tackles and his first-career FR in game 10 vs. Was. (11/18)
• Posted a season-high 5 tackles and recorded 1 sack (-7 yards) in game 9 at NYG (11/11)

2006: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Contributed 33 tackles, 1 sack and 1 PD in his first season starting all 16 games
• Had 3 solo tackles and a sack in game 3 at Ten. (10/1)
• Produced 4 tackles in the season opener at Jax. (9/10)

2005: (with Dallas – 16/2) Recorded 36 tackles (24 solo), 2.5 sacks (-17.5 yards) and 1 FF as a rookie
• Started his first-career NFL game and responded with 3 solo tackles in game 12 at NYG (12/4)
• Contributed 4 tackles (2 solo) and 1 sack (-7 yards) in game 11 vs. Den. (11/24)
• Produced 1 solo tackle and his first-career FF in game 9 at Phi. (11/14)

College: Totaled 243 tackles (143 solo) while becoming a two-time second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and led all ACC D-linemen in tackles as a sophomore and junior...Produced 30 tackles, 7 TFL, 1 sack and 1 FF as a senior, prior to tearing the ACL, MCL and PCL in his knee in the fourth game of the season...As a junior, received the Ned McDonald Award as Virginia’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player, recording a career-high 104 tackles, 12 TFL and 4 sacks...Became only the second D-lineman in school history to record more than 100 tackles in a season and earned All-ACC Academic honors...Despite missing three games because of an injury, finished his sophomore season with 86 tackles, 4 TFL, 4 PD, 3 FRs and 2 sacks while starting eight of 11 games...Played 12 games (one start), recording 23 tackles and 2 PD as a reserve DE in 2001 as a redshirt freshman...Received his bachelor’s degree in African-American studies in May 2004 and completed graduate course work in secondary education during his final football season at Virginia.
High School, Personal: Prepped at Charlotte (NC) Latin School, finishing his career with 161 tackles, 12 sacks and 2 FRs...Earned All-State honors as a senior TE and DE after recording 20 catches for 400 yards and 89 tackles with 7 sacks...Was also a two-year letterman and All-Conference honoree on the basketball team...Canty’s mother, Shirley, is an ordained Methodist minister.

Community: Established the Chris Canty Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to enhancing the development of youth in our communities...Goal of the foundation is to utilize the platform of sports to affect positive change in the lives of children through mentoring, educational programs, health and fitness activities thus promoting health and well-being...Hosts an annual Champions Golf Classic at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest, NJ, and the Community Golf Classic at the Old Sycamore Golf Plantation in Charlotte, NC...All proceeds from both events benefit his foundation, specifically educational programs, health/fitness activities and community service projects for students in grades K-12...Continues to host the Chris Canty Camp of Champions summer football camp for youth in both Charlotte and New York City...Held a Book Drive and donated 400 books to P.S. 043 Jonas Bronck, an elementary school in his hometown (Bronx, NY)...Later visited and spoke at the elementary school for their fifth grade graduation (2014)...Held a Pre-Game Benefit event at the Waterfront Kitchen in Baltimore to bring the sports community together and help raise donations for his foundation’s literacy program (2014)...Hosted his inaugural Leadership Conference in Baltimore for HS students at Dunbar HS (Dec. 2013)...Students involved in the conference were able to speak with industry experts about health and fitness and building healthy relationships...In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, attended the House of Ruth Maryland’s inaugural Man Up! event, in an effort to engage and educate men about the issue of intimate partner violence (2014)...Involved with promoting PLAY 60, the NFL movement for an active generation by participating in an assembly at Federal Hill Preparatory School, winner of the NFL Super School title in the Baltimore area...In 2014, hosted Shop with a Pro event and joined 25 students from Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School of Baltimore for holiday shopping at Dicks Sporting Goods...Co-hosted the fifth annual Thanksgiving Dinner for 53 Families with former Raven Jameel McClain at the Salvation Army...Joined Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for the Annual Downtown Partnership Lighting of the Washington Monument (2013-14)...Joined former Raven Alumni to serve a warm meal for 500 men at the Helping Up Mission...Joined teammates and Ravens cheerleaders at the ribbon cutting ceremony of Ravens Field at Patterson Park, funded by the Ravens Foundation...Supports Ravens players and team events, including A Purple Evening at M&T Bank Stadium and former teammate Haloti Ngata’s Family Foundation Luau.

 

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