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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

Jets beat Giants for bragging rights in ugly game

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 10:40 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes and the Jets capitalized on two big special-teams plays in 17-3 victory Monday night.

Giants must find out what TE Beckum can do

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Down the list of concerns for the suddenly shaky Giants is the matter of the tight end and whether Travis Beckum can fill the bill.

Jets-Giants preseason game postponed until Monday

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Jets-Giants preseason game scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. ET has been postponed to Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. ET due to Hurricane Irene.

Jets-Giants preseason game time moved up

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Concerns regarding a dangerous hurricane moving up the East Coast led the Giants and Jets to move up the time of their preseason game Saturday.

Giants add CB Williams

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Giants, looking to restock their secondary with players following severe injuries to several key contributors, have signed veteran CB Brian Williams.

Giants rookie DT Austin likely out for season

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Just hours after placing starting CB Terrell Thomas on injured reserve, the Giants announced that rookie DT Marvin Austin tore his pectoral muscle and is likely out for the season.

Giants place Thomas on I.R.; sign DT Kennedy

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Giants officially placed CB Terrell Thomas on injured reserve Tuesday and signed veteran DT Jimmy Kennedy.

Thomas injury overshadows Giants' win over Bears

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
The Giants had a near perfect night against Chicago, except for the season-ending knee injury to starting cornerback Terrell Thomas.

Giants lose CB Thomas for season

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
The Giants lost starting CB Terrell Thomas to a season-ending torn ACL in the final minute of the first half of the team's 41-13 preseason win over Chicago on Monday night.

Umenyiora surgery decision clearly was his own

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
One of the interesting elements of the Osi Umenyiora-Giants kerfuffle is that it's not over.

Report: MetLife Stadium to host Giants, Jets

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
MetLife has an agreement in place to purchase the naming rights to the New Meadowlands Stadium, according to several media outlets.

Giants DE Umenyiora out 3-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Giants DE Osi Umenyiora will miss 3-4 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday morning, the team announced.

Giants re-sign S Grant

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Giants have re-signed S Deon Grant, giving the team more flexibility and depth in the secondary.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
The QB battle in Washington between John Beck and Rex Grossman continues to be a juicy story line, as PFW analyzes the key happenings in NFC East camps.

Even without new deal, Umenyiora to rejoin Giants

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
DE Osi Umenyiora is returning to the Giants, despite the fact he has not been able to negotiate a new contract.

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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