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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

Beatty handling tough assignment for Giants

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Lost in the wallowing of the Giants' post-lockout slump is the fact that Will Beatty is being thrust into the starting lineup at left tackle.

Panthers beat Giants 20-10 in Newton's debut

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Cam Newton led a pair of field-goal drives in his NFL debut to help Carolina beat the Giants 20-10 in a preseason game Saturday night.

Eagles sign former Giants WR Smith

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The Eagles nabbed yet another veteran free agent, staying in the division and signing former Giants WR Steve Smith to a one-year deal.

Giants re-sign DE Tollefson

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DE Dave Tollefson, the team announced on Saturday.

Amukamara final first-round pick to sign

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara, the 19th overall pick of April's draft, signed his rookie contract on Friday, becoming the final first-round pick to do so.

Report: TE Boss signs with Raiders

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed ex-Giants TE Kevin Boss to a four-year, $16 million deal.

Reports: TE Boss works out for Raiders

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
Giants UFA TE Kevin Boss worked out for the Raiders Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported.

Giants continue to add O-linemen

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed OT Stacey Andrews, as they continue to add depth to their offensive line.

Report: Giants tell Umenyiora he can't seek trade

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Osi Umenyiora's opportunity to find a new team has apparently ended, as Giants management has reportedly told him he can't work out a trade with another club.

Giants sign DT Watson

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Cardinals DT Gabe Watson on Tuesday to bring some depth to the team's interior D-line.

Report: Giants re-sign WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Giants agreed to terms with veteran WR Michael Clayton on Tuesday, according to NFL Network.

Giants sign TE Patrick

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Giants have added TE Ben Patrick, signing the former Cardinal to a one-year deal.

Reports: Giants re-sign RB Bradshaw to four-year deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
After seeing what the market had for him, Ahmad Bradshaw will remain in New York, signing a four-year deal with the Giants.

Report: Giants give Umenyiora permission to seek trade

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Giants have given DE Osi Umenyiora permission to seek a trade, ESPN's Sal Palantonio reported Monday.

New Giants O-line to get tested early

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants will have a new-look O-line in 2011 after releasing three veterans, and the unit will surely be tested right off the bat.

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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