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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

Giants add eight to roster

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Giants signed eight players to reserve/futures contracts on Thursday.

Giants clearly have Coughlin's back

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Some fans clearly were upset with the Giants' decision to retain head coach Tom Coughlin, but the issue apparently was never in question.

Mara: Coughlin will remain Giants' coach

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Despite missing the playoffs for the second season in a row after a late-season collapse, the Giants will retain Tom Coughlin as their head coach, according to team owner John Mara.

Giants top 'Skins but miss playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The New York Giants got the win. They didn't get the help.

Tuck unhurt after minor car accident

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Giants DE Justin Tuck and his wife were not injured after being involved in a minor car accident Friday night.

Giants' coverage troubles exposed

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
The Giants were a successful defense for most of the 2010 season because of their push up front, but when it failed, the team's coverage weaknesses showed up.

Giants place CB-RS Blackmon on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Giants placed cornerback and return specialist Will Blackmon on injured reserve Thursday with a knee injury and signed Brian Witherspoon.

Giants WR Nicks unlikely to play Sunday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has a broken big toe and will likely miss the team's final regular-season game against the Redskins.

Rodgers returns to lead Pack over Giants

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers returned from a concussion to turn in his sharpest performance of the season, keeping the Green Bay Packers on a path toward the playoffs with 404 yards and four touchdowns.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Weather strands Pats, Jets, Giants

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
Blizzards in the Northeast have affected the postgame travel plans of the Patriots, Jets and Giants.

Giants-Packers prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction on the Week 16 matchup between the Packers and Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants' Coughlin has been here before

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin may be under some pressure, but based on his track record, we hear his job is not yet in jeopardy.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

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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