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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' Seubert has broken bone in hand

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Giants OG Rich Seubert has been sidelined by a broken bone in his left hand. He'll be examined Saturday by Dr. Russell Warren.

Giants interested in Burress?

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Giants may be interested in bringing back WR Plaxico Burress. Giants GM Jerry Reese told the New York Post that the team "definitely will investigate it" when Burress is released from the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y ...

Hakeem Nicks' knee appears to be fine

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Giants team spokesman Pat Hanlon said via Twitter on Wednesday that the knee of WR Hakeem Nicks appears to be "A-OK."

Report: Giants come to terms with Pierre-Paul

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Giants came to terms Saturday with their first-round pick, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, a league source has told NFL.com. The 15th overall draft choice out of South Florida will sign a five-year contract worth $20.05 million, according to ...

Hilliard, Tyree retire as Giants

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that WRs Ike Hilliard and David Tyree each signed a one-day contract with the team in order to retire as a Giant.

Bulluck won't be handed Giants' MLB job

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Despite reports that Keith Bulluck is set to end the competition at middle linebacker for the Giants, we hear those reports are far too premature.

Report: Giants reach agreement with Bulluck

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Keith Bulluck has reached an agreement with the Giants on a one-year contract, a source close to the player has told NFL.com.

Don't sleep on Eli Manning

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
After having a career season in 2009, Giants QB Eli Manning deserves to be taken more seriously in fantasy circles.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Giants must move on without Jones

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Rookie S Chad Jones nearly lost his leg in a car accident this offseason, leaving the Giants shorthanded in three areas: on special teams coverage, as a punt returner and as a safety.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Giants waive Davis after failed physical

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Giants have waived WR-RS Chris Davis, who was claimed off waivers last week, after he failed his physical with the team.

Giants draft pick Jones hurt in car crash

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Giants third-round pick Chad Jones was involved in a car crash early Friday morning in New Orleans and underwent more than seven hours of surgery for a broken left leg and ankle, but it's too early to determine whether ...

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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