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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

NFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC East featured here.

Giants and RB Ware agree to extension

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants and RB DJ Ware have agreed to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Reports: Giants tender RB Bradshaw, WR Smith

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants placed restricted free-agent tenders on six players, including RB Ahmad Bradshaw, on Tuesday.

Report: Giants WR Barden to have second surgery

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Giants WR Ramses Barden will require a second surgery as he continues to recover from a broken ankle and ligament damage suffered in November, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants' Kiwanuka gets medical clearance to continue career

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Hours after expressing doubt about the future playing career of Mathias Kiwanuka, Giants GM Jerry Reese released a statement that was much more optimistic about the 27-year-old.

Giants waiting on Kiwanuka medical reports

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Giants are stuck in limbo, not only with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, but also with the health of injured DE-OLB Mathias Kiwanuka.

Coughlin worried about Giants' centers

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, usually tight-lipped about his team's needs, admitted that center is a position of concern.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Giants' Bradshaw has ankle surgery

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw underwent surgery this past weekend on his left ankle and tweeted, "Everything went great thanks for the well wishes!"

Eli: Giants' passing game can keep thriving

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Giants did a lot of great things through the air last season, and though the run remains the bread and butter of the offense, QB Eli Manning and the passing game can continue to grow, he said.

Giants would consider Burress

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Giants likely will place a call to WR Plaxico Burress, whose jail sentence will be coming to an end soon, about playing for the team again.

Giants' Rolle must fall in line

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Giants were not happy to hear the borderline comments made by FS Antrel Rolle about head coach Tom Coughlin, even if they were not incendiary.

Giants LS DeOssie added to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Giants LS Zak DeOssie was added to the NFC's Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday to be their "need" player. The NFC coach, Falcons head coach Mike Smith, selected him.

Giants figure to stick with P Dodge

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Despite a roller-coaster season by rookie Matt Dodge, the Giants are expected to give him every opportunity to win the punting job next season, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants thrilled that Fewell is returning

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Giants were happy that Perry Fewell was receiving head-coaching interviews, but they are far more happy that he'll be back coaching the defense in 2011.

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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