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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 WR Nicks to miss time with leg injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks could miss the next three weeks with Compartment Syndrome, an injury to the lower part of the leg.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Giants sign TE Ballard

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Giants have promoted TE Jake Ballard from their practice squad as insurance in case one of their top blockers can't play in Week 11 vs. the Eagles. DB D.J. Johnson was released.

Giants bring back WR Hagan

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed WR Derek Hagan on Tuesday, replacing the injured Ramses Barden.

Giants WR Barden breaks ankle

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Giants reserve WR Ramses Barden broke his left ankle and tore a ligament in the ankle in the team's 33-20 loss to Dallas on Sunday, likely ending the season of the second-year receiver.

Cowboys' Garrett wins debut over Giants

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys looked revitalized with new coach Jason Garrett running the team in a 33-20 victory that served as a reality check for the New York Giants on Sunday.

Power outage delays Giants-Cowboys for 12 minutes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Smoke coming out of a transformer led to a power outage at New Meadowlands Stadium, delaying the Giants-Cowboys game for 12 minutes.

Giants CB Ross under the microscope

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The pressure will be on Giants nickel back Aaron Ross to produce after he has overcome injuries and other setbacks, we hear in NFC East Whispers.

Giants hope OL shuffling can cease

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Credit the Giants for adjusting to several injuries along their offensive line this season, the most recent being David Diehl's partially torn hamstring and hip injuries and Adam Koets' season-ending torn ACL.

Giants WR Smith out for Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss Sunday's game against the Cowboys with a partially torn pectoral muscle. He suffered the injury during practice on Thursday.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Giants extend OL Koets, LS DeOssie

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed LS Zak DeOssie and OL Adam Koets to two-year contract extensions over the weekend, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants C Koets tears ACL

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
C Adam Koets tore his ACL and is likely done for the season. Plus, OL David Diehl is undergoing tests Monday on a sprained hip.

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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