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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

Late rally lifts Seahawks over Giants

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
A late touchdown pass and interception return for a score helped the Seahawks rally to a 36-25 win over the Gaints.

For Giants' Cruz, concentration is key

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Victor Cruz hasn't overtaken Mario Manningham as the starting flanker, but he has shown great improvement.

Giants sign CB Tryon

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Giants added a cornerback Tuesday, signing free agent Justin Tryon, who was cut by the Colts last week.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Giants escape desert with 31-27 win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes in a 58-second span late in the game and the Giants rallied to stun the Cardinals 31-27 on Sunday.

Giants' Hynoski opening eyes, big holes

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
One of the quietly impressive contributors for the Giants in the early going has been undrafted rookie FB Henry Hynoski.

Manning, Barber and Bailey NFC Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Eli Manning, Ronde Barber and Dan Bailey were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Three.

Manning, Coughlin have their say against Eagles

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin are easy targets, but their stellar execution against the Eagles shows just how valuable they are.

Manning hits Cruz for two TDs in win over Eagles

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw four touchdown passes, including two to Victor Cruz, and the Giants beat the Eagles 29-16 Sunday.

Umenyiora says he has acted in Giants' best interests

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants are hoping that DE Osi Umenyiora can put his differences behind him and return to the field close to his 2010 level.

Giants place Hixon on I.R., re-sign Clayton

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Giants placed WR Domenik Hixon on injured reserved and re-signed WR Michael Clayton.

NFL warns teams about faking injuries

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The NFL sent a memo to all 32 teams warning them against faking injuries, the AP reported Wednesday.

Giants' Hixon out for season

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Giants WR Domenik Hixon will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL, the Giants announced Wednesday.

Rams plan to protest Giants' 'injuries'

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
The Rams will file a complaint with the NFL office, alleging that the Giants faked injuries Monday night to interrupt the rhythm of the Rams' no-huddle offense.

Manning, Hixon lead Giants over Rams

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two TD passes and WR Domenik Hixon made a juggling TD catch to lead New York to a 28-16 victory over mistake-prone St. Louis on Monday night.

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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