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Keith Rivers

Keith Rivers - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 05/05/1986
Birthplace Lake Mary, FL
College USC
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 9th pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Giants sign OG Boothe; line returns for '13

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Giants on Monday announced that OLG Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free-agent market.

New York Giants: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Giants, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Giants re-sign OT Beatty

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Giants signed OT Will Beatty to a five-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Giants owner's nephew arrested in Conn.

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The nephew of Giants owner John Mara has been charged with felony assault in Connecticut.

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese has spoken to DE Justin Tuck about him regaining his form of two seasons ago.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Giants re-sign DT Rogers

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DT Shaun Rogers on Thursday, the team announced.

Giants release RB Bradshaw, DT Canty

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Giants released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty on Wednesday, the team confirmed.

Giants release LB Boley

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Giants released LB Michael Boley on Tuesday, the team announced.

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
DT Chris Canty carries a high salary-cap figure and a balky knee. Is that enough for the Giants to cut him?

Eli Manning added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.

Giants could seek more pass-rush help

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
The Giants' pass rush fell way off this season, which could lead them to seek more DE help from the draft.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
Rivers has signed a new one-year deal with the New York Giants.||||||| Rivers, a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, was traded to New York for a fifth-round pick on April 11, 2012. He missed five games with the Giants because of a slow-healing hamstring injury. Rivers, 27, has never played a full season, and sat out all of 2011 with the Bengals after undergoing wrist surgery.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Rivers is inactive for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.||||||| Rivers has a hamstring injury.
Posted April 12, 2012
The Bengals traded linebacker Keith Rivers to the New York Giants on Thursday for a fifth-round draft pick, ending his four-year stay in Cincinnati marred by frequent injuries.||||||| Rivers missed all last season recovering from surgery on his right wrist. He's been limited to 35 games in four seasons. The Bengals made Rivers the ninth overall pick in the 2008 draft and installed him as a starter. He broke his jaw on a hit by Steelers receiver Hines Ward in the seventh game and missed the rest of his rookie season. He missed time the next two seasons because of calf and foot injuries.
Posted Nov. 29, 2011
Rivers will miss the rest of the season because he hasn't fully recovered from surgery on his right wrist.||||||| The former first-round draft pick had surgery last July and started the season on an injury list. The Bengals got a three-week roster exemption that allowed him to work out with the team. The exemption ended on Tuesday, and Cincinnati decided to leave him on the injury list, ruling out a return this season. Rivers was the ninth overall pick in 2008. He broke his jaw on a hit by Steelers receiver Hines Ward during the seventh game of his rookie season and didn't return.
Posted Oct. 30, 2008
Rivers was scheduled for surgery Monday to set his broken jaw, an injury that will end his season.||||||| The rookie linebacker was hurt when Steelers receiver Hines Ward leveled him with a straight-up block during Pittsburgh's 38-10 victory on Sunday. Rivers walked off the field without assistance and went for tests that detected the fracture. Rivers had started every game and was the Bengals' second-leading tackler for the season when he was hurt.

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