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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-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Coughlin says 'chance' DT Shaun Rogers might play

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance DT Shaun Rogers might play this season.

AP Source: Strahan close to deal with 'Live!'

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Coughlin addresses viral video of Giants' prank

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked Sunday about a video of CB Prince Amukamara getting thrown into a tub of ice water that went viral.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Giants cut LB Sintim, DE Trattou

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Giants waived LB Clint Sintim and DE Justin Trattou and signed DB-RS Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner.

Giants DT Rogers out for season with blood clot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Giants DT Shaun Rogers will miss the 2012 season because of a blood clot in his left calf, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Tuesday.

Giants WR Nicks activated from PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Monday.

Giants still must develop better CB depth

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Even with good news on Terrell Thomas' knee, the Giants must get better play from its other CB options, including Prince Amukamara.

Giants CB Thomas says 3-8 weeks needed to rehab knee

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he might need anywhere from 3-8 weeks before returning to the field.

Wife of Jaguars CB Ross wins Olympic gold

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The wife of Jaguars CB Aaron Ross won the gold medal in the women's 400 meters Sunday at the London Olympics.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Giants' Herzlich tries to continue his rise

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Giants MLB Mark Herzlich is competing for a starting role on defense.

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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