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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

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Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Avant delivers knockout block for Eagles

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Jason Avant threw a huge block on DeSean Jackson's game-winning punt-return TD, but didn't see the play after he was temporarily knocked out.

Giants' collapse could spell trouble for Coughlin

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Costly special-teams' miscues allowed the Eagles to storm back from a 21-point deficit and capture control of the NFC East in a game that could be difficult for the Mara family to forget when it comes time to decide the ...

Eagles stun Giants with fourth-quarter comeback

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 and take over first place in the ...

Giants' Smith faces long, difficult rehab

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:05 a.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith, who will be a free agent after this season, might not be ready to play when the 2011 season begins.

2010 NFL playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The NFL has released the possible playoff scenarios heading into the Week 15 games.

Giants place LB Sintim on I.R., add DE Hall

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Giants LB Clint Sintim tore his ACL in the Giants' 21-3 win over the Vikings on Monday night and will be placed on injured reserve. DE Alex Hall was added to the active roster in his place.

Giants WR Smith to miss remainder of season

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss the remainder of the season after injuring both his hamstring and knee on Monday night.

Week 14: Did Brett Favre earn his money?

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
We once more examine whether Vikings QB Brett Favre, who is being paid more than $1 million per game this season, earned his paycheck. Let's take a look at the Week 14 loss to the Giants.

Vikings' players of the Week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players of the week from the Vikings' 21-3 loss to the Giants in Detroit.

Giants dominate Favre-less Vikings 21-3

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
The New York Giants took advantage of Brett Favre standing on the sideline as Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw had long runs in a 21-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. Favre's NFL-record streak of 297 straight ...

Tickets no longer available for Vikings-Giants at Ford Field

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
An overwhelming response forced the Lions to announce that tickets will no longer be distributed for Monday night's Vikings-Giants game.

Graham tears ACL, Bradley should return for postseason

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Eagles DE Brandon Graham will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear while MLB Stewart Bradley will miss the rest of the regular season with a dislocated elbow.

Favre remains doubtful against Giants

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Brett Favre expressed doubt to USA Today, and his head coach, Leslie Frazier, did the same to ESPN over whether the QB can play Monday night in Detroit against the Giants.

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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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