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Chris Perry
RB #23
Height:
6-0
Weight:
224
College:
Michigan
Hometown:
Advance, NC
Experience:
5
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 35 177 5.1 606 3.4 17.3 2 30 29 16.4 3 0 5
2008 CIN 13 104 8 269 2.6 20.7 2 25T 11 10.6 1 0 5
2006 CIN 6 10 1.7 57 5.7 9.5 0 18 3 30 0 0 0
2005 CIN 14 61 4.4 279 4.6 19.9 0 30 15 24.6 2 0 0
2004 CIN 2 2 1 1 0.5 0.5 0 1 0 -- 0 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 35 83 474 5.7 13.5 28 2 1 0 26 2
2008 CIN 13 20 71 3.6 5.5 12 0 0 0 5 0
2006 CIN 6 9 42 4.7 7 12 0 0 0 3 0
2005 CIN 14 51 328 6.4 23.4 28 2 1 0 16 2
2004 CIN 2 3 33 11 16.5 13 0 0 0 2 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 35 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2008 CIN 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 CIN 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 35 9 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2008 CIN 13 5 3 1 -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2006 CIN 6 2 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 CIN 14 2 1 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2004 CIN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 35 21 412 19.6 36 0 10 0 0 2
2008 CIN 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 6 21 412 19.6 36 0 10 0 0 2
2005 CIN 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Fifth-year pro played in 13 games with six starts ... Returned to action for the first time since November 2006, when he suffered dislocated ankle at Cleveland ... Ranked third on team in rushing yards (269) and second in attempts (104) ... Tied for team lead in rushing TDs (two), and led RBs with 20 receptions (for 71 yards) ... Battled fumble woes early, with five (three lost) in first five games.

Fifth-year pro played in 13 games with six starts ... Returned to action for the first time since November 2006, when he suffered dislocated ankle at Cleveland ... Ranked third on team in rushing yards (269) and second in attempts (104) ... Tied for team lead in rushing TDs (two), and led RBs with 20 receptions (for 71 yards) ... Battled fumble woes early, with five (three lost) in first five games.

2008 PARTICIPATION: Played in Games 1-13, with starts in Games 1-6 ... Suffered groin injury in Game 12, Nov. 30 vs. Baltimore, and though he played briefly in Game 13, he was inactive due to the injury for Game 14 ... Active-DNP for Game 15, and inactive (coach's decision) for Game 16.

2008 HIGHLIGHTS: Rushed 18-for-37 Sept. 7 at Baltimore, seeing regular season action for first time since November 2006 ... Had career-high 21 carries Sept. 14 vs. Tennessee, and his 64 yards gained included his first career rushing TD, on a fourth-and-one play from Titans 13 in second quarter ... Rushed 20 times for season-best 74 yards Sept. 21 vs. N.Y. Giants and added 19 yards on two receptions, leading team in yards from scrimmage (93) ... His 25-yard TD run in second quarter at Giants was Bengals’ longest TD rush since 10-25-04 (Rudi Johnson, 36 vs. Denver) ... Was held to 28 rushing yards (on 12 carries) Sept. 28 vs. Cleveland, but had a season-best five catches for 15 yards ... Also had a forced fumble vs. Cleveland, against CB Eric Wright following an INT, and Bengals recovered at Browns 45 to set up FG drive for 6-3 halftime lead ... In win Nov. 2 vs. Jacksonville, his 10-yard reception converted a third-and-seven situation on Bengals’ second TD drive ... On Nov. 30 vs. Baltimore, rushed three-for-11 and also had a six-yard reception.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2007 - Reported to training camp with team, but was not medically cleared to practice in preseason ... Placed Sept. 1 on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list ... Cleared on Nov. 6 to return to practice on a roster exemption, but exemption expired on Nov. 28, and team announced he would remain on Reserve/PUP for remainder of the season.

2006 - Began season on Reserve/PUP list, while rehabbing from offseason knee and left ankle injuries ... Returned to practice Oct. 18, and was activated to 53-man roster Oct. 20 ... Played in Games 6-11, with one start, posting 5.7-yard rushing average (10-57) while making nine receptions for 42 yards (4.7) and 21 kickoff returns for a 19.6-yard average ... Suffered season-ending injury on his first touch of Game 11, Nov. 26 at Cleveland ... Sustained right ankle dislocation at completion of a 10-yard rush, and was placed Nov. 28 on Reserve/Injured list.

2005 - Started at RB in season opener at Cleveland, as Rudi Johnson did not open game due to team rules violation, and produced 48 yards from scrimmage (37 receiving, 11 rushing) ... Had 47 rushing yards on nine carries Sept. 18 vs. Minnesota, and had four receptions for 33 yards ... On Oct. 2 vs. Houston, recovered a Carson Palmer fumble at Texans 6-yard line to keep alive a Bengals field goal drive for game's first score ... Averaged 7.9 yards per rush Oct. 9 at Jacksonville, totaling 55 yards on seven carries, and also had two pass receptions for 21 yards ... Led team in pass receptions (season-best nine) Oct. 16 at Tennessee, and his season-best 45 receiving yards included one-yard TD reception just before halftime ... Led team in receptions (six) Oct. 30 vs. Green Bay, totaling 25 yards with four-yard catch for game's first score in first quarter ... Held to totals of 1-for-4 rushing and 2-for-11 receiving Nov. 6 at Baltimore, but his four-yard rush came on a third-and-3 from Ravens 5 in the second quarter, setting up a Rudi Johnson TD, and his 10-yard reception in fourth quarter converted a third-and-9 situation on Cincinnati's clinching 91-yard TD drive ... Had career-high 123 scrimmage yards Nov. 20 vs. Indianapolis, with career-high 82 rushing yards on eight carries (10.3), and also went 4-for-41 receiving ... In Wild Card playoff 1-8-06 vs. Pittsburgh, led the team with six receptions (for 11 yards) and was 2-for-3 rushing ... Switched to uniform No. 23 (his college number) for the season, after wearing No. 26 as a rookie in '04.

2004 - Drafted by Bengals in first round (26th overall) ... Signed Aug. 10, missing first 11 days of training camp due to contract negotiations ... Played in all four preseason games, rushing 39-for-129 (3.3 avg.) and catching three passes for 21 yards ... Injury woes began with hamstring strain in preseason finale Sept. 3 vs. Indianapolis ... Inactive due to hamstring injury in season opener Sept. 12 at N.Y. Jets, and active-DNP for Games 2-3 ... Played Oct. 3 at Pittsburgh and Oct. 17 at Cleveland (bye week in between), but suffered abdominal strain (sports hernia) Oct. 20 during practice ... Was not able to return to action after that point ... Inactive for Games 6-12, active-DNP for Game 13 and inactive for Games 14-15 ... Was placed Dec. 29 on Reserve/Injured list ... In NFL debut Oct. 3 at Pittsburgh, had two pass receptions for 24 yards, both for first downs.

COLLEGE: Four-year letterman (2000-03) and two-year starter at Michigan, he played in 47 games with 28 starts ... Became first Michigan Wolverine to win Doak Walker Award as nation's top RB (senior season) ... Finalist for 2003 Heisman Trophy, finishing fourth in voting behind Oklahoma QB Jason White, Pittsburgh WR Larry Fitzgerald and Mississippi QB Eli Manning ... Gained school-record 2041 yards from scrimmage in his senior season, totaling 1674 rushing and 367 receiving on 44 catches ... Scored 20 TDs as a senior, 18 rushing and two receiving ... Also a skilled blocker, and his durability showed in '03 as he pounded Michigan State for 51 carries (gaining 219 yards) ... Ended his career ranked second in school history in career rushing attempts (811), third in rushing TDs (39), fifth in rushing yards (3696) and fifth in all-purpose yards (4364) ... Had 572 career receiving yards ... Led the Big Ten awards parade as a senior, earning consensus first-team All-America honors, Big Ten MVP from Chicago Tribune and Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year from both coaches and media.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Advance, N.C. ... Attended high school at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy, where he was a three-year football starter, rushing for 10.7 yards per attempt (439-4678) and scoring 71 TDs ... Led the team to a state championship as a senior in 1999, with five TDs in the title game ... Was four-year prep letterman and three-year starter in basketball, and also lettered in track ... Enrolled at Michigan in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Has started the Chris Perry Foundation, which works to develop youth football camps and to nurture young people to excel in school and on the athletic field ... Hobbies include movies, traveling abroad and playing chess ... Full name is Raymond Christopher Perry.

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