Originally a 2nd round (34th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2004.
Originally a 2nd round (34th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2004.
Snee enters the 2013 season having played 138 regular season games for the Giants, the 2nd-highest total among active players. David Diehl has played 153 games.
In 2010, Snee was voted 1st team All-Pro by The Sporting News and the Pro Football Writers Association and 2nd team by the Associated Press.
Long recognized as 1 of the NFL’s very best guards, Snee has started all 138 regular-season games and 11 postseason games in which he has played…A 4-time Pro Bowler, Snee has missed only 6 games in a career entering its 10th season.
In 2012, Snee started all 16 games at right guard for the 7th time in his career…He joined center David Baas and left guard Kevin Boothe as Giants offensive linemen to start every game…Snee was selected to his 4th Pro Bowl, where he started for the NFC team…He is the 1st Giants player to be selected to 4 Pro Bowls since tight end Jeremy Shockey was chosen for his 4th in 2006 and the 1st Giants offensive linemen to be honored so often since Hall of Famer Rosie Brown was selected to his 9th Pro Bowl in 1965. Snee was also selected to the Pro Bowl in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Snee was part of a line that allowed an NFL-low 20 sacks and helped the Giants average 116.4 rushing yards a game, a 27.2-yard improvement over 2011. The line did not five up a sack in 3 consecutive games from Sept. 30 to Oct. 14. The Giants scored 429 points, the second-highest total in franchise history.
In 2011, Snee started all 15 regular-season games and 4 postseason games in which he played…Was inactive vs. Buffalo (10/16) due to a concussion suffered the previous week vs. Seattle… His absence ended his streak of consecutive regular-season games played and started at 101 (plus 7 postseason games). Snee had started every game since the 2005 season opener after missing the final 5 games of his 2004 rookie season with an inflamed gland.
Snee and the offensive line helped the Giants win Super Bowl XLVI behind one of the NFL’s most productive offenses. The Giants were 9th in the NFL with 394 points and established franchise records with 6,161 total yards (385.1 a game, which ranked 8th in the NFL) and 4,734 net passing yards. The line blocked well enough for Eli Manning to throw for 4,933 yards, the 6th-highest total in NFL history…In the playoffs, the Giants averaged 402.5 total yards a game.
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In 2010, Snee started all 16 games at right guard for the 6th consecutive season. He was 1 of 2 Giants offensive linemen to start every game at the same position, joining right tackle Kareem McKenzie. Rich Seubert also started all 16 games, 9 at left guard and 7 at center.
Snee and Shaun O’Hara were each selected to their 3rd consecutive Pro Bowls. They are the 1st Giants offensive linemen selected to 3 Pro Bowls since center Bart Oates in 1990, '91 and '93 and the 1st chosen in 3 consecutive years since Hall of Famer tackle Rosie Brown was selected to 6 in a row from 1955-60.
Despite starting 6 different offensive line combinations in 2010, the Giants were ranked 5th in the NFL with an average of 380.3 yards a game. The Giants gained a franchise-record 6,085 yards, the first 6,000-yard season in their history.
The line blocked well enough for the Giants to finish 6th in the NFL in rushing with 137.5 yards a game and they were the only NFC team with two 800-yard rushers (Ahmad Bradshaw, 1,235 and Brandon Jacobs, 823).
The Giants and Indianapolis Colts allowed an NFL-low 16 sacks in 2010, the fewest sacks allowed by the Giants since the 16-game season was instituted in 1978. Their previous low total was 24 sacks allowed in 2002. The Giants did not allow a sack in a franchise-record 5 consecutive games (Nov. 7-Dec. 5) and in 7 games overall.
In 2009, Snee started all 16 games at right guard…Played in his 2nd consecutive Pro Bowl, the 1st Giants guard to play in the game in back-to-back seasons since Ron Stone in 2000 and 2001… Was joined at the Pro Bowl by center O’Hara and tackle David Diehl, the 1st time the Giants had 3 players from the same position group in the game since 1962 (when offensive linemen Rosie Brown, Darrell Dess and Ray Wietecha – also a tackle, guard and center – all received the honor)…Snee and O’Hara were the 1st Giants to be selected to consecutive Pro Bowls since Tiki Barber and Jeremy Shockey in 2005-06…Run and pass blocking helped the Giants average 366.0 yards a game, the NFL’s 8th-highest figure…Line allowed only 32 sacks, tied for 7th-best in the league.
In 2008, started all 16 regular season games and the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at right guard. The Giants were the only team to start the same 5 linemen in all 32 regular season games in 2007 and 08…Snee was selected to his 1st Pro Bowl, as the starting right guard for the NFC…Was also named a 1st-team All-Pro by the Associated Press and The Sporting News and 1st-team All-NFL and All-NFC by the Pro Football Writers Association…Snee was an integral member of the offensive line that helped the Giants finish with 427 points and 338 first downs, both the 2nd-highest totals in franchise history. The Giants gained 5,695 yards, the 3rd-highest total in their history. The line’s blocking enabled the Giants to lead the NFL and set franchise records in both rushing yards per game (157.4) and yards per carry (5.0). With Snee and the line opening holes, Brandon Jacobs (1,089) and Derrick Ward (1,025) became the 4th pair of running back teammates to rush for 1,000 yards in the same season.
The line’s blocking helped the Giants rush for 301 yards in a victory over
In 2007, he started all 16 regular season games and all 4 of the Giants’ postseason games at right guard…Selected as a 2nd alternate to the NFC Pro Bowl team.
Blocking by Snee and the O-line enabled the Giants to finish 4th in the NFL in rushing yardage with an average of 134.3 yards a game. In their 4-game postseason surge that culminated in a Super Bowl XLII victory, the Giants averaged 305.5 yards, including 103.8 on the ground.
In 2006, started all 16 regular season games and the NFC Wild Card Game at right guard…Offensive line provided enough run blocking for the Giants offense to rush for 2,156 yards, the 7th-highest total in the NFL.
In 2005, started all 16 regular season games for the 1st time and the NFC Wild Card Game at right guard…Offensive line provided enough run blocking for Tiki Barber to rush for a franchise record 1,860 yards and the pass blocking enabled Eli Manning to pass for 3,762 yards, the 5th-highest total in franchise history.
As a rookie in 2004, started all 11 games in which he played at right guard, a job he won in training camp…Missed the final 5 games of the season after waking up the morning of the game at Washington (12/5) with an inflamed gland just beneath his jaw...Arrived at the stadium early, but there was no progress in his condition prior to the time the Giants had to submit their list of inactive players...The condition did not improve enough for him to play again in 2004.
Made his NFL debut at
Gave up his final year of college eligibility to make himself eligible for the NFL Draft.
Was a 2nd-team All-America selection and an All-Big East Conference 1st-team choice by The NFL Draft Report in his final season at
In 2003, started every game, including the San Francisco Bowl, at right guard, providing excellent blocking as tailback Derrick Knight ranked 4th in the nation in rushing with 1,721 yards.
Started every game at left guard in 2002, helping the team finish 3rd in the Big East in total offense (5,074 yards) and second in passing yards (3,010).
Third-team Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News in 2001…Member of the Big East’s All-Freshman team…Played in 9 games, starting the final 6 contests…Made his 1st career start vs. Virginia Tech at right tackle before shifting to right guard for the
Chris is actively involved with his hometown branch of the United Way in Susquehanna County, Pa., where he hosts an annual Punt, Pass & Kick event and parade.
Serves as the Giants' team representative for the United Way.
Attended the Jay Fund’s Annual Champions for Children’s Gala in New York City.
Attended the Giants’ annual Jingle Jam holiday party at New Meadowlands Stadium for 500 N. J. foster children.
Attended the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Muscle Team fundraiser dinner.
Attended Giants Kickoff Luncheon benefitting Hackensack University Medical Center.
Participated in Rich Seubert's Celebrity Trap Shoot in Eau Claire, Wis., benefitting The Marshfield Clinic for Cardiac Research.
Married (Kate)...They have 3 sons (Dylan, Cooper Christopher and Walker).
Attended Montrose (
Played in the 43rd annual Big 33 Football Classic (features the top players from
Two-time All-Conference selection and team captain on the school’s basketball team.
Member of the National Honor Society and French National Honor Society.
Born Jan. 18, 1982.