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Dan Connor

Dan Connor - #53 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 241 lbs.
Birthday 11/02/1985
Birthplace Wallingford, PA
College Penn State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 11th pick by Panthers

Giants sign OG Boothe; line returns for '13

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Giants on Monday announced that OLG Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free-agent market.

New York Giants: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Giants, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Giants re-sign OT Beatty

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Giants signed OT Will Beatty to a five-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Giants owner's nephew arrested in Conn.

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The nephew of Giants owner John Mara has been charged with felony assault in Connecticut.

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese has spoken to DE Justin Tuck about him regaining his form of two seasons ago.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Giants re-sign DT Rogers

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DT Shaun Rogers on Thursday, the team announced.

Giants release RB Bradshaw, DT Canty

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Giants released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty on Wednesday, the team confirmed.

Giants release LB Boley

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Giants released LB Michael Boley on Tuesday, the team announced.

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
DT Chris Canty carries a high salary-cap figure and a balky knee. Is that enough for the Giants to cut him?

Eli Manning added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.

Giants could seek more pass-rush help

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
The Giants' pass rush fell way off this season, which could lead them to seek more DE help from the draft.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2013
Connor has signed with the New York Giants as a free agent. The Giants announced the signing of the former Penn State product Saturday without disclosing details.||||||| Connor can play both inside and outside, so his signing casts some doubt on whether New York will bring back middle linebacker Chase Blackburn, who is a free agent.
Posted March 11, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have released linebacker Dan Connor and restructured the contracts of three more players, moves expected to get the team under the salary cap.||||||| Connor was one of seven free agents Dallas added in free agency last offseason. He got a two-year contract and started eight games after Sean Lee and Bruce Carter were injured.
Posted Oct. 28, 2012
Connor never returned after halftime of Sunday's game against the New York Giants because of a neck strain.||||||| Connor, who started in place of injured leading tackler Sean Lee, got hurt early in the second quarter. He remained down on the ground at the end of a play when the Giants fumbled. The Cowboys said Connor was out of the game.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012
Connor is expected to start in place of Sean Lee, who was lost for the season with a broken right toe.||||||| Connor, a free agent addition in the offseason, took most of Lee's playing time in the second half of last week's 19-14 win at Carolina. Connor is listed as a starter alongside Bruce Carter in the middle of the Dallas defense, with Ernie Sims backing him up.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Tight end Jeremy Shockey and Connor are inactive for Carolina's game against the Detroit Lions.||||||| Shockey had been doubtful with injured ribs and Connor had been questionable with a shoulder injury.

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