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June 1, 2015 03:41 PM
Giants bring back RB Chris Ogbonnaya
by Larry Hartstein |

The Giants re-signed running back Chris Ogbonnaya, reports The Star-Ledger. He signed with the team in Week 14 and played in two games on special teams.

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June 2, 2015 04:48 AM
Giants list Week 15 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Giants tackle James Brewer, linebacker Jacquian Williams, linebacker James Davidson, cornerback Jayron Hosley, guard Eric Herman and running back Chris Ogbonnaya were ruled inactive Week 15 against the Redskins.

June 2, 2015 04:58 AM
Giants list Week 14 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich, linebacker Jacquian Williams, offensive lineman James Brewer, cornerback Jayron Hosley, offensive lineman Eric Herman and running back Chris Ogbonnaya have all been ruled inactive Week 14 at Tennessee.

June 2, 2015 05:03 AM
Giants sign running back Chris Ogbonnaya
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Giants announced they signed running back Chris Ogbonnaya Tuesday.

During his career, Ogbonnaya has rushed for 710 yards and two touchdowns on 158 attempts.

June 2, 2015 05:08 AM
Panthers promote DT Regis, dump RB Ogbonnaya
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Panthers have released veteran running back Chris Ogbonnaya and promoted defensive tackle Micanor Regis from the practice squad.

Ogbonnaya rushed for 50 yards on 14 attempts in his first five games with Carolina this season, but did not play in the last two.

June 2, 2015 05:25 AM
Panthers list inactives for Week 11
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The following players have been ruled inactive for the Panthers in Week 11 against the Falcons: CB Bene Benwikere, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, S  Robert Lester, T  David Foucault, G  Amini Silatolu, T  Mike Remmers and DT  Star Lotulelei.

June 2, 2015 05:31 AM
Panthers reveal MNF inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Panthers declared wideout Philly Brown (concussion), offensive tackle David Foucault, cornerback Bene Benwikere (ankle) safety Robert Lester, running back Chris Ogbonnaya, and offensive linemen Trai Turner and Mike Remmers inactive for Monday's game at Philadelphia.

June 2, 2015 05:40 AM
Panthers waive RB Chris Ogbonnaya
by Larry Hartstein |

The Panthers waived running back Chris Ogbonnaya, who ran 14 times for 50 yards and a touchdown in five games.

June 2, 2015 05:51 AM
Chris Ogbonnaya, Jason Williams good to go for Panthers
by Chris Cwik |

The Panthers will have Chris Ogbonnaya and Jason Williams Week 8 against the Seahawks.

Both players came into the game listed as questionable, but are active. Ogbonnaya is dealing with a groin injury. Williams has a hip issue. 

June 2, 2015 05:53 AM
DeAngelo Williams among Panthers ruled out for Sunday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The seven players who have not practiced all week have been ruled out by the Panthers for their Sunday home game against Seattle.

That group consists of cornerback Bene Benwikere (ankle), linebacker Chase Blackburn (knee), wideout Philly Brown (concussion), guards Amini Silatolu (calf) and Trai Turner (knee) and running backs Fozzy Whittaker (thigh) and DeAngelo Williams (ankle).

Fellow running back Chris Ogbonnaya (groin) and linebacker Jason Williams (hip) are questionable while offensive linemen Nate Chandler (thigh) and Byron Bell (elbow) are probable.

June 2, 2015 05:53 AM
Panthers list RB Chris Ogbonnaya questionable for Sunday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Panthers backup running back Chris Ogbonnaya was officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks in Week 8, the team announced. Ogbonnaya was carted off the practice field with a groin injury on Friday, leaving his status for Sunday up in the air. If he is unable to play, the team could look to Fozzy Whittaker and Darrin Reaves to work behind Jonathan Stewart.

June 2, 2015 05:53 AM
Report: Panthers RB Chris Ogbonnaya carted off Friday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Panthers backup running back Chris Ogbonnaya was carted off the field from practice Friday, the Charlotte Observer has reported. The injury and its severity have yet to be announced.

June 2, 2015 05:58 AM
Panthers get minor work from several role players Week 7
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Panthers received some minor contributions from several role players in a Week 7 loss to he Packers. 

Chris Ogbonnaya worked behind Jonathan Stewart and only rushed for 12 yards on four carries. He was targeted once in the passing game and was held without a grab. Brandon Williams caught two of three targets for 22 yards. Ed Dickson took a step back and was held without a catch despite being targeted once in a 38-17 defeat.

June 2, 2015 06:08 AM
Panthers without Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams Week 6
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (knee) joined running back DeAngelo Williams (ankle) on the sidelines for Week 6 against the Bengals, as Stewart was ruled inactive Sunday after Williams was already ruled out Friday.

Darrin Reaves, Fozzy Whittaker and Chris Ogbonnaya are expected to split the reps at running back with Stewart and Williams sidelined. However, Whittaker is expected to start, according to The Charlotte Observer. Reaves was cleared to play after being listed as probable due to a hip injury.

June 2, 2015 06:12 AM
Panthers backs unlikely to take advantage of matchup
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Bengals have had some trouble against the run this season, but the Panthers may not be able to take advantage of that, with Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams still dealing with injuries.

Darrin Reaves and Chris Ogbonnaya look likely to split the load again in Week 6, as they did in Week 5. Unfortunately, the duo was awfully unproductive against the Bears, totaling 59 yards on 19 carries and leaving little reason for optimism heading into Sunday's game.

The Bengals are allowing 5.0 yards per carry to running backs and were just gashed for 29 Fantasy points by the Patriots' duo. Even with that in mind, it is hard for any Fantasy owner to consider Reaves or Ogbonnaya much more than an injury replacement option for Week 6. 

June 2, 2015 06:16 AM
Hard to find value in Panthers backfield
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Panthers had to go deep into their depth chart at running back in Week 5 against the Bears, and it does not look like they unearthed any gems for Fantasy owners.

Darrin Reaves got the bulk of the work, as expected, but he didn't do much with it. He rushed the ball 11 times for just 35 yards, while adding one reception out of the backfield. Chris Ogbonnaya surprisingly received the backup work and found the end zone, but was unproductive all-around, racking up just 24 yards total. Fozzy Whittaker did not touch the ball in the loss.

From a Fantasy perspective, you are probably better off just waiting for Jonathan Stewart or DeAngelo Williams to come back than adding any of these guys at this point. The Panthers have had trouble getting anything going with the running game this season, and it doesn't seem like Reaves, Ogbonnaya or Whittaker are going to get them out of their slump. 

June 2, 2015 06:16 AM
Panthers new RB Chris Ogbonnaya contributes to victory
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Panthers running back Chris Ogbonnaya, who was signed by the team Monday, scored his first touchdown six days later.

Ogbonnaya did little else besides plunge in from one yard out to tie the game midway through the third quarter. He finished with 24 yards on eight carries.

It remains to be seen if he continues getting reps when Carolina plays at Cincinnati in Week 6.

June 2, 2015 06:19 AM
Panthers expected to use three-man rotation at RB Week 5
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Thursday running back Fozzy Whittaker, who has missed two straight games due to a thigh injury, looked good in practice and took all of his reps.

Rivera said earlier in the week Darrin Reaves was the default starter due to injuries at the position, but on Thursday he said "we'll see" when asked if Reaves will start Week 5 against the Bears.

Rivera added the running game Sunday will likely be a three-man rotation between Reaves, Whittaker and Chris Ogbonnaya.

June 2, 2015 06:20 AM
Rivera: So far, so good for Panthers RB Chris Ogbonnaya
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Panthers just-signed running back Chris Ogbonnaya impressed Ron Rivera on Wednesday. The team hopes the former Cleveland back can bolster what has been an injury-plagued backfield.

"Chris had a good day," Rivera told the team website. "He's a smart young man. He's been in a very similar system. There is a lot of overlap with the terminology. He seemed to assimilate very nicely to it."

Ogbonnaya has racked up 660 rushing yards and 714 receiving yards in 46 games in the NFL, mostly with the Browns.

June 2, 2015 06:23 AM
Panthers sign Chris Ogbonnaya
by Larry Hartstein |

The Panthers signed running back Chris Ogbonnaya, who spent most of the previous three seasons with the Browns. Ogbonnaya has made 12 starts and scored three touchdowns in his career.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/225
Birthdate:
05/20/1986
Age:
35
Hometown:
Houston, TX, USA
School:
Texas
NFL Experience:
6
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