Pro Football weekly

New York Giants


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

Rams RB Jackson inactive for Monday nighter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson will not play in Monday night's game against the Giants because of an injured quad.

Kafka can succeed if Vick is out

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The news that Michael Vick suffered a concussion in Sunday night's loss leaves the Eagles wondering who their quarterback will be.

Giants' Manning looks a bit off

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 2:37 a.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning didn't play a terrible game in Week One, but our sources have watched him struggle for the better part since August.

Giants sign WR Stokley

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants have added veteran WR Brandon Stokley, it was revealed by Stokley's agent Rick Smith on Wednesday.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Two games

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
In scripting the 15 most compelling story lines this week, we look at Matt Ryan and the Falcons' attempt to bounce back from a Week One drubbing.

Grossman in sync with Redskins' coaches

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Redskins looked good Sunday with Rex Grossman, and part of the reason why is because the coaches and QB are thinking alike.

Grossman leads 'Skins to win over Giants

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Rex Grossman completed 21 of 34 passes for 305 yards Sunday with two touchdowns as the Redskins opened the season with a 28-14 win over the Giants.

Giants getting to know Jones on job

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Sixth-round MLB Greg Jones will do his best to replace steady Jonathan Goff.

Giants MLB Goff to I.R.

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Injuries continue to plague the Giants, as MLB Jonathan Goff will miss the entire 2011 season with a torn ACL.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Herzlich makes Giants on special-teams ability

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 1:49 a.m. ET
Many scouts told PFW that one reason Mark Herzlich was not drafted in April was because teams felt he would not be a core special-teamer. He proved them wrong.

Dodge cut, Weatherford wins job as Giants' punter

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Steve Weatherford has won the Giants' punting job following Saturday's release of second-year P Matt Dodge. 

Giants 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The Giants have been hit hard by the injury bug this preseason. How do they stack up as Justin Tuck and company try to get back to the playoffs?

Giants SLB Sintim suffers major knee injury

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Giants SLB Clint Sintim suffered a season-ending injury to his right knee in the Giants' 18-17 preseason victory over the Patriots Thursday night.

Giants rally to beat Patriots

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Rookie Da'Rel Scott ran a fake punt 65 yards for a touchdown and Derrick Martin returned a fumble 11 yards for a score as the Giants beat the Patriots 18-17 on Thursday 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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE