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D.J. Ware

D.J. Ware - #28 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 02/18/1985
Birthplace Aragon, GA
College Georgia
Years played 7

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 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.

Giants' backfield picture more focused now

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Giants’ drafting of first-round pick RB David Wilson from Virginia Tech makes their backfield picture — and maybe their special teams — a little clearer.

Giants and RB Ware agree to extension

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants and RB DJ Ware have agreed to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Buccaneers have signed Ware.||||||| Ware spent the past five seasons with the Giants, rushing for 324 yards and one touchdown.
Posted Aug. 31, 2012
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.
Posted March 02, 2011
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.
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
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.
Posted Sept. 13, 2009
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.