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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 sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Pierce might have to wait for job

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Giants cut Antonio Pierce after five mostly great seasons in New York, and his disc injury might prevent him from getting another job right away.

Coughlin: Giants' Sintim has come 'long way'

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLB Clint Sintim could find himself earning a lot more playing time in his second pro season, with some expected shuffling going on at linebacker.

Giants name Sullivan new QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants announced today that Mike Sullivan, who previously has coached the team's wide receivers, now will be the quarterbacks coach.

Giants cut MLB Pierce

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
MLB Antonio Pierce told the Newark Star-Ledger by e-mail that the Giants have cut him, a move later confirmed by the team.

Fewell gives some hints about Giants' defense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
New defensive coordinator Perry Fewell is going through the process of evaluating the Giants' defensive talent and trying to establish what he has and what system he wants to run.

Giants have biggest questions in the middle

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The biggest question facing the Giants this offseason likely is going to be who will line up at middle linebacker.

Could Pascoe fill Giants' blocking TE role?

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Giants made a subtle pickup in December, adding TE Bear Pascoe to the roster, and it was a mild surprise that he played ahead of Darcy Johnson at times down the stretch.

Giants tab Fewell as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Thursday they have named Perry Fewell their defensive coordinator.

Giants' biggest changes could be at linebacker

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
There is a growing sense that LBs Antonio Pierce, Danny Clark and Gerris Wilkinson all could be former Giants this offseason, leaving several LB positions open.

Giants dismiss DL coach Wauffle

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
A day after the Giants fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, the team made another coaching move, letting DL coach Mike Wauffle go.

Giants fire defensive coordinator Sheridan

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Owner John Mara said head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese were safe Monday, but the team fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan.

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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