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Chris Canty
DL #99
Height:
6-7
Weight:
317
Age:
31
College:
Virginia
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
30
SCK
2.0
FF
2
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 302 208 94 21.0 1 16 0 0 -- 0 0 4 1
2013 BAL 15 13 30 20 10 2.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2012 NYG 9 9 26 20 6 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 NYG 16 16 47 31 16 4.0 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 NYG 16 16 38 27 11 1.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2009 NYG 8 4 13 8 5 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 DAL 16 16 37 25 12 3.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 DAL 16 16 43 30 13 3.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 DAL 16 16 33 24 9 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2005 DAL 16 2 35 23 12 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DEN L 27-49 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 CLE W 14-6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 HOU W 30-9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @BUF L 20-23 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
5 @MIA W 26-23 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 GB L 17-19 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @PIT L 16-19 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @CLE L 18-24 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CIN W 20-17 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CHI L 20-23 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 NYJ W 19-3 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 PIT W 22-20 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 MIN W 29-26 2 0 2 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @DET W 18-16 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NE L 7-41 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @CIN L 17-34 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Download 2011 Bio Update Transactions

Chris Canty 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 299 tackles (199 solo), 19 sacks, 12 PD, 2 FFs and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 8 tackles at Bal. (12/23/12)
• Recorded a career-high 4 sacks in 2011

2012: (with NY Giants – 9/9) Produced 25 tackles (20 solo) and 3 sacks despite playing in just nine games (started the season on PUP - knee)...Activated off PUP on 10/20

• Started at DT and recorded 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)
• Activated off the PUP (knee) on 10/20

 2011: (with NY Giants – 16/16, 4/4) Produced 47 tackles, 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 in four postseason contests, en route to the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI victory

2010: (with NY Giants – 16/16) Recorded a career-high 54 tackles, 3 PD, 1.5 sacks and 1 FF for the NFL’s fifth-ranked defense (yards per game allowed)

• Posted 2 solo tackles and a PD in game 5 at Hou. (10/10)
• 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 23 tackles and a half-sack despite missing eight games with hamstring and knee injuries

• Posted a season-high 4 tackles and a half-sack in game 15 vs. Car. (12/27)
• Missed weeks 2-8 due to a hamstring injury
• Netted 2 solo tackles and a half-sack in the season opening victory vs. Was. (9/13)

2008: (with Dallas – 16/16) Contributed 37 tackles (25 solo), 3 sacks 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 at SF (11/23)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, 2 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 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 vs. NYG (11/11)

2006: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Contributed 33 tackles and 1 sack 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, including 3 solo, in the season opener at Jax. (9/10)

2005: (with Dallas – 16/2) Recorded 35 tackles (24 solo), 2.5 sacks 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 8 of 11 games...Played 12 games (1 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 did 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: Founded The Chris Canty Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth in our communities...Attended former Giants’ teammate Michael Boley’s Monday Night Bowling Benefitting Every Day Kids with Special Needs; an organization that works with children with Autism...Took part in the 2011 Giants Hometown Hero for the United Way of New York City...Annually purchases toys for 100 kids from the Bronx who participate in the United Way after school program - and arrives as Santa Claus to hand-deliver the gifts and throw the kids a pizza party... Hosts the annual Chris Canty Camp of Champions summer football camp for youth in Charlotte, NC...Participated in former Giants’ teammate Justin Tuck’s R.U.S.H. For Literacy’s 2nd Annual Celebrity Billiards Fundraiser...Joined employees from the NFL League Office and the United Way of New York City to install new fitness equipment and beautify the Community League of the Heights, PS 4 - The Duke Ellington School in the Bronx during the Hometown Huddle...Alongside his mother and father, Chris served meals at the Food Bank for New York City’s Community Kitchen in Harlem, NY to help celebrate Thanksgiving with those in need of a hot meal... Annually participated in the Giants Back to Football Caravan, where five car loads of players participated in a series of surprise visits to supermarkets, schools, and charitable events around the tri-state area.

Download 2011 Bio Update Transactions

Chris Canty 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 299 tackles (199 solo), 19 sacks, 12 PD, 2 FFs and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 8 tackles at Bal. (12/23/12)
• Recorded a career-high 4 sacks in 2011

2012: (with NY Giants – 9/9) Produced 25 tackles (20 solo) and 3 sacks despite playing in just nine games (started the season on PUP - knee)...Activated off PUP on 10/20

• Started at DT and recorded 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)
• Activated off the PUP (knee) on 10/20

 2011: (with NY Giants – 16/16, 4/4) Produced 47 tackles, 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 in four postseason contests, en route to the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI victory

2010: (with NY Giants – 16/16) Recorded a career-high 54 tackles, 3 PD, 1.5 sacks and 1 FF for the NFL’s fifth-ranked defense (yards per game allowed)

• Posted 2 solo tackles and a PD in game 5 at Hou. (10/10)
• 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 23 tackles and a half-sack despite missing eight games with hamstring and knee injuries

• Posted a season-high 4 tackles and a half-sack in game 15 vs. Car. (12/27)
• Missed weeks 2-8 due to a hamstring injury
• Netted 2 solo tackles and a half-sack in the season opening victory vs. Was. (9/13)

2008: (with Dallas – 16/16) Contributed 37 tackles (25 solo), 3 sacks 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 at SF (11/23)
• Posted 2 solo tackles, 2 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 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 vs. NYG (11/11)

2006: (with Dallas – 16/16, 1/1) Contributed 33 tackles and 1 sack 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, including 3 solo, in the season opener at Jax. (9/10)

2005: (with Dallas – 16/2) Recorded 35 tackles (24 solo), 2.5 sacks 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 8 of 11 games...Played 12 games (1 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 did 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: Founded The Chris Canty Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth in our communities...Attended former Giants’ teammate Michael Boley’s Monday Night Bowling Benefitting Every Day Kids with Special Needs; an organization that works with children with Autism...Took part in the 2011 Giants Hometown Hero for the United Way of New York City...Annually purchases toys for 100 kids from the Bronx who participate in the United Way after school program - and arrives as Santa Claus to hand-deliver the gifts and throw the kids a pizza party... Hosts the annual Chris Canty Camp of Champions summer football camp for youth in Charlotte, NC...Participated in former Giants’ teammate Justin Tuck’s R.U.S.H. For Literacy’s 2nd Annual Celebrity Billiards Fundraiser...Joined employees from the NFL League Office and the United Way of New York City to install new fitness equipment and beautify the Community League of the Heights, PS 4 - The Duke Ellington School in the Bronx during the Hometown Huddle...Alongside his mother and father, Chris served meals at the Food Bank for New York City’s Community Kitchen in Harlem, NY to help celebrate Thanksgiving with those in need of a hot meal... Annually participated in the Giants Back to Football Caravan, where five car loads of players participated in a series of surprise visits to supermarkets, schools, and charitable events around the tri-state area.