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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' Ross might get his chance on special teams

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although CB Aaron Ross might be disappointed he's not starting on defense, he might get more opportunities to get on the field because of an injury elsewhere.

Giants claim WR-RS Davis off waivers

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants claimed WR-RS Chris Davis off waivers from Cincinnati on Wednesday. He could figure prominently as a punt and/or kickoff returner.

Giants cut five, including Aussie P Bond

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants waived five players — DB Vince Anderson, P Jy Bond, TE Carson Butler and LBs Lee Campbell and Micah Johnson — on Monday in order to create space on their roster for draft picks.

Giants lose Hixon to ACL injury for season

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants have lost RS-WR Domenik Hixon for the 2010 season with a torn ACL, suffered on the surface of the team's new Meadowlands stadium.

Keep an eye on Giants WR Barden

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Second-year WR Ramses Barden, who had a strong training camp as a rookie but barely made a ripple when the games counted, has re-emerged this offseason.

Brother of Giants' Kiwanuka critically injured

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
The brother of Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka was critically injured Friday in Indianapolis when his motorcycle struck a car. Mathias, who was riding a separate motorcycle, avoided the car and escaped injury.

Giants' Ross back in fold, but as starter?

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
CB Aaron Ross returns to cornerback after a tough 2009 season, but he'll have a battle to regain a starting spot with Terrell Thomas coming off a strong season.

Giants TE Boss to undergo surgery

Posted May 23, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that TE Kevin Boss will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his right ankle Monday.

Source: Giants no longer shopping Cofield

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
After he thwarted a deal with New Orleans during the draft, unsigned Giants NT Barry Cofield is no longer on the trading block, a league source told NFL.com Thursday.

Giants WR Hagan signs tender

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
Giants WR Derek Hagan has signed his restricted free-agent tender, one year at $1.176 million.

Feds: Taylor admits to sex acts with girl

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame LB Lawrence Taylor has admitted to paying for sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday by federal prosecutors against the alleged pimp for the runaway girl.

Hall of Famer Taylor arrested on rape charge

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Journal News of New York's Hudson Valley is reporting that ex-Giants great Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for a felony rape charge involving an attack on a 15-year-old girl.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Giants set for the unknown at punter

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With the retirement of P Jeff Feagles, the Giants will go into this season unsure of their punting situation.

Feagles makes retirement from Giants official

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Jeff Feagles retired from the NFL on Friday, ending a 22-year career that saw him never miss a single game with his five teams.

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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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