The Buccaneers have signed Ware.|||||||
Ware spent the past five seasons with the Giants, rushing for 324 yards and one touchdown.
The New York Giants have released Ware, a member of their two Super Bowl championships teams in the last five years.|||||||
Ware tweeted on Friday that he was cut in a move that was not a surprise after the team took halfback David Wilson in the first round.
Ware has signed a contract extension with the New York Giants.|||||||
The extension was announced Wednesday, a day before the current collective bargaining agreement expires. Details were not immediately available. Ware played in 14 games last season and had a team-high 20.6-yard average on 21 kickoff returns. He finished third on the team with 73 rushing yards on a career-high 30 attempts. He also had seven receptions for 67 yards.
Ware had 60 yards on 13 carries while catching one pass for eight yards in the Giants' 20-17 win over New England in their preseason finale Thursday.|||||||
Ware is buried on the Giants' depth chart behind running backs Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw.
Ware is probably going to be sidelined at least two weeks after dislocating his left elbow returning the opening kickoff in the season opener against the Redskins. He returned in Sunday's 40-17 loss in Philadelphia.|||||||
Ware, the third back behind Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw, dislocated his left elbow returning the opening kickoff. He stood on the sidelines in the second half with his arm in a sling.