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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

Thursday's 60-second rant: No end in sight to major fantasy funk

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Dan Arkush searches for sympathy in a rant about his 0-2 fantasy team, which shows no signs of improving with players like Hakeem Nicks dropping like flies.

Giants downgrade WR Nicks to out for Thursday night

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants downgraded WR Hakeem Nicks to out, as the wideout did not make the trip to Carolina for Thursday night’s game against the Panthers.

Key matchup: Giants defense vs. Panthers QB Cam Newton

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We should find out pretty quickly on Thursday night whether the Giants will be employing a spy on Panthers QB Cam Newton.

Giants' Bradshaw, Diehl out for Thursday night

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Giants ruled RB Ahmad Bradshaw, OT David Diehl and WR Domenik Hixon out for Thursday’s game against the Panthers.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Giants OT Diehl injures MCL

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Giants ORT David Diehl suffered an MCL injury in his right knee in Sunday’s win against the Buccaneers.

Giants rally to top Bucs in a shootout

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and the Giants came back from a 14-point deficit to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Buccaneers.

Giants' Beatty must win back OLT job

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
The Giants are going with Sean Locklear at left tackle for now over projected starter Will Beatty.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

Giants CB Thomas has third ACL surgery

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
A report from says that Giants CB Terrell Thomas had ACL surgery on his right knee earlier this week.

Cowboys extend DE Lissemore through 2016

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Cowboys extended the contract of DE Sean Lissemore, adding three years and $3.1 million in guarantees to the deal.

Power Rankings: Patriots slide into PFW's top spot

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Patriots, 49ers move on up, while the Giants plummet in PFW's latest edition of Power Rankings.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Giants not worried about Wilson's ego

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Giants pulled promising rookie RB David Wilson after he coughed up a fumble, but concerns over his state of mind are overblown.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Could Cowboys be a contender?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
An impressive Week One upset victory over the archrival Giants on a national stage could bode well for the Cowboys’ future.

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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