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Deon Grant

Deon Grant - #34 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 03/14/1979
Birthplace Augusta, GA
College Tennessee
Years played 13
Drafted 2000, 2nd round, 26th pick by Panthers

Report: Rolle wanted to leave Giants

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger writes that after wanting out, Giants DB Antrel Rolle is seeing things in an entirely new light.

Giants safeties know their value

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Facing off with the Patriots' tight ends, Giants safeties Antrel Rolle, Kenny Phillips and Deon Grant could be huge factors come Sunday.

NFL warns teams about faking injuries

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The NFL sent a memo to all 32 teams warning them against faking injuries, the AP reported Wednesday.

Giants re-sign S Grant

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Giants have re-signed S Deon Grant, giving the team more flexibility and depth in the secondary.

Giants sign ex-Seahawks S Grant

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have added some insurance at safety with ex-Seahawk Deon Grant, which seems to suggest that the Giants are not expecting to have a healthy Kenny Phillips to start the season.

Seahawks could pick safety first on Draft Day

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
With the Seahawks being so busy on the NFL trade front, it was not difficult to overlook the mid-March release of Deon Grant.

Seahawks release Grant, re-sign Tapp

Posted March 16, 2010 @ noon ET
The release of starting SS Deon Grant and the re-signing of restricted free-agent DE Daryl Tapp topped off a busy day of Monday moves for the Seahawks on the first day of their offseason conditioning program.

Branch's days in Seattle could be numbered

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
With his hefty salary far outweighing his declining production, we hear Seahawks WR Deion Branch is likely to be sent packing after continuing to be a major disappointment.


Posted Sept. 21, 2011
A somewhat miffed Deon Grant denied faking an injury to slow down the St. Louis Rams' no-huddle offense and give the Giants' defense time to rest in Monday night's nationally televised game.||||||| The veteran safety insisted Wednesday he hurt his right knee making a tackle on Cadillac Williams after an 8-yard run to the Giants 7 late in the first quarter. The Rams told the NFL on Tuesday they suspected Tom Coughlin's team was faking injuries, and quarterback Sam Bradford added it was obvious the Giants were wasting time. On Wednesday, the NFL sent a memo to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if it determines players faked injuries.
Posted Aug. 16, 2011
Grant has resigned with the New York Giants.||||||| The 32-year-old who started eight games last year in his first season with New York was back at training camp on Tuesday after getting a call from the team the day before. Grant, who became a free agent after last season, says other teams called his agent in recent weeks. But he felt that he would return to the Giants at some point. He added he feels he has some unfinished business after the team missed the playoffs with a 10-6 record.
Posted April 03, 2010
The Giants have signed Grant.||||||| New York is clearly looking to upgrade a secondary that was awful in 2009. The Giants have also added Antrel Rolle.
Posted Dec. 14, 2008
Grant returned Sunday against the New York Jets, leading the Seahawks with seven tackles||||||| Grant missed last week's game against St. Louis with a neck injury.
Posted March 11, 2007
According to the Florida Times-Union, the former Jacksonville safety signed a six-year, $30 million contract with the Seahawks this weekend.||||||| Grant started 48 straight games with Jacksonville, recording seven interceptions.