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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

Cowboys romp past Giants to open season

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three TD passes to lead the Cowboys over the Giants in the NFL season opener on Wednesday night.

Report: Witten offers to sign waiver to play

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ noon ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday's opener vs. the Giants but is reportedly willing to sign a medical waiver so he can play.

2012 Power Rankings

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Last season's Super Bowl champions, the Giants, open the 2012 season atop Pro Football Weekly's Power Rankings.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Giants will start Locklear at left tackle

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Giants will replace starting OLT Will Beatty with journeyman Sean Locklear in the season opener against the Cowboys.

No new labor talks scheduled for refs, NFL

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After meeting this weekend, the NFL and the referees' union have no further talks planned.

Giants re-sign Petrus after Jones fails physical

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
One day after releasing him, the Giants re-signed OG Mitch Petrus on Sunday.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

Bucs sign RB Ware, claim four others off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The signed former Giants reserve RB D.J. Ware and released CB Brandon McDonald on Saturday.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Giants CB Amukamara probably won't play vs. Dallas

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara probably will miss the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys because of a high ankle sprain.

Giants cut RB Ware

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Giants cut veteran RB D.J. Ware on Friday. Ware was a member of the last two Super Bowl-winning Giants teams.

Report: Suspension of Giants' Sash upheld

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Giants S Tyler Sash's four-game suspension has been upheld, PFW Giants correspondent Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Giants place DT Canty, TE Beckum on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Giants cut their roster down Monday, including placing DT Chris Canty and TE Travis Beckum on the reserve/PUP list.

Giants CB Amukamara carted off with leg injury

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara was carted off the field in the first quarter of a preseason game vs. the Bears Friday night with a lower-leg injury.

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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